As the Director of Software Development - Embedded Firmware, you will provide leadership and management for an embedded software team in areas of hardware, drivers, security frameworks and applications running on embedded devices, working closely with architects to drive and establish technical direction and vision. This position requires broad engineering competence and in-depth knowledge of embedded software development, as well as demonstrated experience successfully planning, organizing and conducting software development projects in a dynamic environment. The Director will partner and collaborate with product managers, project managers, software managers, hardware engineers and other internal and external resources. The incumbent will also need to have an established background in excellent management skills, proven success in building, managing, mentoring, and retaining a team of high performers; great communication skills and motivation to achieve results on schedule.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Education: Must have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Management Information systems or equivalent computer technology field.
Minimum 10 years experience including:
Significant hands-on embedded firmware and/or software development experience
Advanced knowledge of development methodologies applicable to current company projects
Experience working with various development methodologies including Waterfall, Agile, Scrum and Kan Ban
Thorough understanding of source code control tools and processes
Thorough understanding of quality assurance processes, including automated testing
Thorough understanding of both structured and object-oriented languages and development techniques
Experience working with various operating system environments.
Experience working in a highly regulated environment preferred.
Leadership skills and entrepreneurial spirit
Collaboration and people management skills
Demonstrates good judgment both organizationally and in problem solving
Communication proficiency in both technical and non-technical arenas
Licenses/Certifications Required: None
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has supervisory responsibilities for Software Engineers, Developers and Technicians as assigned to area of focus.
Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment which routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, and photocopiers.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Travel: Approximately up to 10% travel is expected.
Security: Required to consistently demonstrate adherence to all security requirements and accepted practices as contained in the current ES&S Security Policy. Incumbents must proactively read, comprehend and adhere to all ES&S security policies, practices and procedures regarding the safety and safekeeping of co-workers, products, services and other intellectual property as defined in the ES&S New Business and Non-disclosure, or Proprietary matters, Confidential matters and Non-Competition agreements, and the current ES&S Security Policy Manual.
EEO Statement: In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at ES&S will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. ES&S does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or because of past, current, or future military obligations or any other characteristics protected by law.
This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.