Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

Reports to: Director of Huntsville Operations

Location: Huntsville, Alabama



The Engineering Manager is responsible for leading a multi-discipline team of approximately 8 technical professionals to include system and software engineers in the design, development, integration, test and support of military systems associated with Aircraft Survivability and Situational Awareness.





This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this position. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary.

  • Lead the full engineering lifecycle of systems, including requirements gathering, generation and maintenance of requirements, design, development, test, integration, validation and verification and support.  This includes the enhancement of existing systems and the development of new systems
  • Functional Manager for the engineering team.
  • Manage aspects of project schedule, cost and technical performance
  • Review and/or approve technical documentation including management plans, requirements specifications, design documents, test plans and test descriptions, reports, whitepapers and various other project documents
  • Perform traceability of requirements using requirements management tools
  • Oversee software and hardware design efforts
  • Lead and/or chair Design Reviews
  • Assist customers, end-users and partners with issue/problem resolutions
  • Liaise with customers, end user and partners on concepts of operations, requirements, test approach and certification for both software and hardware solutions
  • Coach and Mentor team engineers to assist them in their professional development
  • Develop and enhance SELEX Galileo products by leading internally funded efforts to add value to products
  • Support Business Developers in business-winning opportunities
  • Undertake process reviews and improvements
  • Other duties as assigned


Position Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience leading an engineering team to meet technical specifications within the confines of project schedules and budget
  • Minimum of 12 years of Systems Engineering or other relevant engineering experience
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in engineering, product development and the full lifecycle of military systems under either MIL-STD-498, DO-178 and/or DO-254
  • Experience in writing engineering documentation
  • In-depth understanding of commonly-used military communication interfaces, especially MIL-STD-1553, but also EIA232/422/485, HDLC and Ethernet
  • Experience with military standards for equipment development and operation, such as MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-704 
  • Experience with IBM Rational DOORS (or similar) requirements management tool
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical customers and management including the writing of well-structured, readable and concise documents and presentation material
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work with minimal supervision and guidance
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experience with standard office PC environment (MS Windows7, MS Office 2010, etc.) required



  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Master’s Degree preferred)


Desired Skills

  • Experience with development of avionics and/or Aircraft Survivability Equipment products a plus
  • Experience in Mechanical and/or Electrical engineering a plus
  • Experience with embedded computing and Real-Time Operating Systems a plus
  • Experience with the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) standard a plus


Work Conditions

  • Standard office environment
  • Regular use of Systems Integration Laboratory
  • Occasional work at customer and partner facilities, including laboratories


Special Considerations

  • Domestic and limited international travel (less than 25%)
  • Must have US Secret Security Clearance or ability to attain such clearance immediately



  • Any certifications will be considered on their merits, but could be considered a plus


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