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Chief Software Engineer

Auburn Hills, MI

Posted: 05/06/2024 Industry: Aerospace/Aviation/Defense Job Number: 38780

Job Description

We are working with a great team to assist them in brining aboard a new Chief Software Engineer to oversee the software development team working on vehicle software for defense ground systems and commercial programs. 
This is a hybrid role with 3 days onsite in Auburn Hills, MI. 

Travel expectation: up to 30%
The Chief Software Engineer will be responsible for:
  • Work as technical lead to coordinate software development projects with various Systems and Product Engineering groups, as necessary, to assist in completing tasks and projects on Budget and Schedule.
  • Assist in the design, development, test, and release of major vehicle software components encompassing the incorporation of customer requirements and specifications.
  • Interface with product design, prototype parts fabrication, vehicle build-up, test, ongoing development engineering and follow-up of initial and post production in the plant
  • Develop vehicle software for U.S DoD ground system and commercial programs defining software specifications and performing model based software design from concept to production
  • Provide knowledge and expertise in developing product software with the user and sponsor of the vehicle system.
  • Assist the business development and program offices with project management activities for new technologies being developed on the technology roadmap and answer proposals

Job Requirements

  • Experience leading programs with external software test teams
  • Experience developing System Integration Lab for HIL and SIL testing
  • Experience approving software test scripts and automation developed by others
  • Experience developing software test plans and procedures (STAPP) a plus
  • Experience with CMMI and CMMC a plus
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft suite of tools to provide information and updates to upper management
  • Have a related degree in Computer Science or BSEE
  • Minimum 8 years experience in the field
  • Be able to work solo and as part of a team
  • Ability to obtain security clearance



For immediate review, please send a copy of your resume to Ken Markiewicz at
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