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Senior Software Project Lead

Sterling Heights, MI

Posted: 01/31/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 24-00060

Job Description


Provide software leadership and support of ground vehicle projects. The person filling this role will have the following responsibilities:
  • Lead the software development effort for Ground Combat Vehicle projects.
  • Ensure team meets project scope and objectives.
  • Create and maintain Software Build Plan to communicate project scope with development team
  • Work with Computer Software Configuration Item (CSCI) leads and program management to develop schedules and establish budgets
  • Develop cost and schedule estimates for new scope items
  • Enter Earned Value Management System (EVMS) status for software tasks
  • Assist with development and/or review of software documentation including Software Development Plan, Software Resource/Data Report, Software Requirement Specification, Software Design Description, Software Version Description, and related test documentation
  • Attend and participate in project related meetings with the project management team.
  • Work with Systems Engineering to support system level requirements allocation and testing.
  • Interface and coordinate with outside vendors for software support and deliverables.
  • Identify, document and mitigate project risks items.
  • Interface with Software Quality Assurance (SWQA) to address audit findings and implement corrective actions.
  • Assist with development of project metrics and measures.
  • Prepare and submit status reports to management.
  • Ensure all work conforms to software development process improvement and CMMI Level 5 initiatives.
Position Requirements:
  • Excellent leadership skills required.
  • Minimum of 10 years related experience.
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle.
  • Knowledge of CMMI is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) is a plus
  • Excellent customer skills required
  • Previous experience with military vehicle software preferred
  • Excellent writing skills required
  • This position will require the applicant to be able to obtain US Security Clearnce.
  • Must have Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related. Other technical degrees will be considered with related experience.
  • Requires some limited travel (training/seminars/meetings).
This role requires candidate to be onsite 90% of the time

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENT:
This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.

NO SUBCONTRACT REQUIREMENT:
No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.

Meet Your Recruiter

Terry Walton
Technical Recruiter

Terry Walton was brought into Contract Professionals, Inc. to act as highly specialized and experienced technical recruiter, with a focus on engineering and informational technology. Known industry wide for his ability to cultivate and recruit best in class candidates, Terry was named the number one recruiter (out of 45 recruiters) with his previous employer, for more than six consecutive years. He was also a member of the Chairman’s Club from 2017-2019.

Passionate about mentoring others, Terry also has extensive experience training new recruiters to navigate the entire recruitment life cycle; providing novice recruiters with the education, skills, and tools necessary to become successful staffing specialists.

Terry was conferred a Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc), Business Administration and Management from Robert Morris University in 2003.

Terry is happily married to Jennifer Walton. Together they have three boys: Houston 15, Phoenix 11, and Kingston 8. All their children play school and travel basketball, baseball, and football. A sports enthusiast himself, Terry coaches AAU All-Star Basketball. He is also the Head Coach of Grade School Tackle Football for Butler, PA.

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