Dynetics Distributed Software Simulations Branch Manager in Huntsville, Alabama
Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Distributed Software Simulations Branch Manager to organize and lead software teams to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.
This role involves leading software development teams through the software development process to support a variety of customers, often with competing requirements.
The candidate must be comfortable in a fast-paced working environment and be a motivated independent learner. The candidate must be highly organized and possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
Candidate must accept the additional responsibility and accountability that comes with a Branch Manager position. As a manager, the candidate will be responsible for mentoring others, leading by example, coordinating personnel staffing commitments and needs, planning for professional growth for self and personnel, keeping management informed of critical issues, and playing a key role in proposal and business development opportunities, as required.
Candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university.
Candidate must have at least 10 years of professional software development experience.
Candidate must have at least 3 years of personnel management or project management experience.
Candidate must have experience in analyzing and developing requirements, designing and maintaining software products, and implementing software designs. Candidate must be able to parse ambiguous requirements and translate into team direction and guidance.
Candidate must have experience working with US Army customers and managing customer relations.
Candidate must have experience preparing and presenting demonstrations and briefings to customers and management in demonstrations and management reviews.
Candidate must have experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies and task management.
Candidate must have experience mentoring teammates and providing guidance to accomplish tasks and projects. Candidate must have experience advocating for teammates and providing constructive feedback as well as having good conflict resolution skills.
Candidate must have experience in recruitment and/or interview efforts.
Candidate must have experience with software best practices such as peer reviews, automated testing, and document generation.
Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.
Experience with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and/or a SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) certification is a plus.
Prior experience contributing to proposals or business development initiatives is a plus.
Past experience with commonly used distributed simulation and interoperability protocols such as DIS, STANAG 4586, and CIGI is a plus.
Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.
Dynetics is an equal opportunity employer M/F/DISABLED/VET