Software Development Manager

Full Time Eagan MN Leidos


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Software Development Manager who will be responsible for a Software Development team involved with the Federal Aviation Administration’ (FAA) Time Based Flow Management (TBFM) program. TBFM technology is part of the Next Generation Air Transportation System and the National Airspace System (NAS). The program is committed to enhancing NAS efficiency by using the capabilities of the TBFM decision-support tool, a system already deployed in the contiguous United States.
The Software Development Manager will be responsible for team involved with the full SW lifecycle activities for a large-scale software system
Manager Software Development responsibilities:

•    Staffing and hiring activities to meet workload needs for the team, includes interviewing and evaluation of candidate new hires.
•    Control Account Manager (CAM) responsibilities for applicable control accounts.
•    Cost estimating, workload and labor planning, including authoring Basis of Estimates (BOEs), in support of team's current and future business needs on the program (e.g. proposals and task order preparation).
•    Responsible for management of full Software Development lifecycle activities for product area(s) including design, code, unit and string testing of features/fixes, development of SW CDRLs, integration and test support for their product area, as well as site issue support.
•    Interface with the FAA customer to address/answer questions relating to product area(s) as needed.
•    Cost, schedule, and resource management, as well as oversight for technical aspects of the SW product team(s).
•    Plan engineering tasks, deadlines, milestones, and task sequencing and apply tracking metrics. Implement Earned Value methodology (EVM) as required by TBFM.
•    Ensure delivery of quality work products, including specifications, code, plans and procedures, in accordance with program requirements.
•    Identify requirements for subcontractor support to TBFM SW, where applicable.
•    Develop and conduct interim and yearly performance reviews for the department personnel; award programs and other employee personnel activities.

•    Requires a BA/BS degree and with a minimum of 12+ years of prior relevant experience, or a Master’s degree with 10+ years of prior relevant experience will also be considered
•    Experience on a large-scale software development program in a software engineering leadership capacity.
•    Demonstrated understanding of full software development life cycle as well as proven experience with supporting highly critical customer missions.  
•    Understanding of SW configuration management tools and change tracking.
•    Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to demonstrate a commitment to personal and corporate excellence, ethical behavior and integrity.
•    Cost accounting / earned value management / ownership
•    Planning and cost estimating experience
•    Experience with execution under Waterfall and/or Agile development methodology

Desired Skills:
•    Familiarity with the National Air Space and FAA NextGen Air Traffic control programs
•    Background and development experience in ATC Software Engineering.
•    Prior experience in ATC SW process, ATC SW architecture, and business rhythm.


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Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Software Development

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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