BAE Systems is seeking a Hands-on Software Architect and Technology Leader for our FAST Labs Business Area. This Director of Technical Development position will report to the FAST Labs Business Area Engineering Director (BAED).
This role will help shape product line's reusable SW architectures, strategic plans, captures, and executes programs and guides disruptive technologies into BAE System's Business Areas' products and services. They enable capture and execution of a technical thrust by being a trusted advisor to customers while mentoring and working through software engineers and researchers.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Partner with and support the Product Line's and staff to develop and deliver reusable SW architectures that meet our customer needs
Partner and collaborate across ES and FAST Labs engineering (PRGLs and Discipline Leads) as well as other functions to effectively support engineering across the enterprise
Meet cost, schedule and technical performance for projects through their life cycle
Ensure preparation and approval of competitive engineering bids that are executable, meet established price-to-win targets, and grow the business
Design responsibility for products, architects, subject matter experts, project technical leads and engineering disciplines
Serve as overall customer (internal / external) engineering POC for the different product areas
In collaboration with the Product Lines, prepare and communicate Product and Technology Roadmaps that sustain and grow the business
Identify and support the development of critical skills and resources
Develop and maintain measures related to engineering performance
Develop and lead continuous improvement activities and ensure adoption within the organization
Ensure proper application of process based on the size and complexity of the project
Establish goals, performance standards, budgets and staffing plans
Improve processes and skills that support programs