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Textron Software Engineering Manager in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Software Engineering Manager


Job Summary:

Textron Systems in Wilmington MA has a long history ofdeveloping game-changing capabilities for our US military customers. We are in the middle of significant programgrowth in both out Tactical and Strategic business lines, and we are lookingfor outstanding engineers across multiple disciplines.

The Software Engineering Manager is a Senior SoftwareEngineer position with significant process and people managementresponsibilities.

This manager will have direct supervisory responsibility forall Software Engineers in the Wilmington Applied Technologies & AdvancedPrograms (ATAP) engineering organization. The manager will be responsible for ensuring that programs have therequired systems engineering staff, skills, tools and resources to fulfilprogram requirements. The manager willwork with the Software Engineering team on all training, certification, bestpractices, process improvement, as well as job satisfaction, objective setting,performance feedback and career growth.

The manager is also responsible for ensuring that all software engineering activitiescomply with Textron Systems Policies and Procedures and Standard Work.

The Software Engineering Manager will also participate inprogram execution through mentoring of more junior engineers, participating inpeer reviews and design reviews, and direct execution of engineering tasks asneeded on programs.

Primaryresponsibilities include:

  • MaintainingSoftware Engineer staffing levels for Wilmington.

  • Full time,coops, interns, contractors

  • Hiring,on-boarding, forecasting

  • MaintainingSoftware Engineer skills and engagement via

  • Periodicperformance management (objectives, reviews, feedback etc.) in coordinationwith Programs

  • Regularcommunication (meetings, discussions, escalation and resolution of issues)

  • Skillsplanning and training

  • MaintainingSoftware Engineering Standards via

  • Active participationin a Textron Systems Software Engineering process working group maintaining policies,procedures, templates, training and tools for electrical engineers.

  • Staffingprogram tasks with Software Engineers via

  • Coordinationwith Program Managers and Program Engineers on assigning systems engineeringstaff to program activities.

  • Workingacross the Textron Systems Enterprise to leverage unique skills and loadbalance of staff.

  • Monitoring departmentperformance

  • Analysis ofQuality metrics associated with process compliance

  • Solicitationand analysis of internal customers feedback (program teams)



  • B.S. inEngineering with a minimum of 10 years’ experience OR M.S. in Engineering witha minimum of 8 years’ experience.

  • Robustunderstanding of embedded and application Software Engineering processes, toolsand best practices, including Agile Software Development methods and tools.

  • Familiaritywith Capability Maturity Models and Model Based Engineering.

  • Experiencewith Process Improvement methodologies

  • Excellentcommunication and people skills

  • Data-drivendecision making

  • An existingU.S. Security Clearance is desired. Theability to obtain one is required.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Massachusetts-Wilmington

Recruiting Company Textron Systems

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Manager with Direct Reports

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 286215