• Harris Corporation
  • $115,530.00 -170,900.00/year*
  • Rochester, NY
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 275 E Main St

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Job Title Senior Manager, Software Engineering

Job Location Rochester, NY

Job Code CS20180###-####6

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at harris.com

Job Description:

This position will drive the improvement of the SW Engineering capability through implementation of industry best practices and creating a high performing SW organization through employee development and recruiting. Activities to be performed include:

  • Analyze the existing SW Development process, identify key metrics to measure SW development performance and drive change to improve productivity and quality.
  • Drive changes in SW development aligned with corporate objectives.
  • Aligned with and supporting the migration to a DevOps driven development model, the successful candidate will be responsible for establishing Agile as the standard SW Development Lifecycle across the SW Engineering Discipline.
  • Responsible to the continued evolution of the defined SW Development process, updated to reflect changes to the development model (i.e. DevOps and Agile) and incorporation of changes identified by the engineering organization.
  • Identify training required within the SW Engineering Discipline, establish appropriate training curriculums, identify and enact specific training courses.
  • Assist with College and Experienced Hire Recruiting
  • Assist with evaluation of project staffing needs and identifying staff options to address those needs.
  • Assist with evaluation of long term strategic staffing goals based on business objectives.


  • Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience participating in or leading SW development projects with experience in all aspects of the SW development lifecylce.
  • US citizenship is required
  • Experience identifying, initiating and driving to completion SW process improvement activities.
  • Experience with the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) software development process.
  • Proficient in use of the DMAIC model for SW process improvements.
  • Knowledgeable with Agile SW Development Lifecycle.
  • Experience with defect tracking (Jira) and workplace collaboration (Collaborator) tools.
  • Structured thinker with high detail orientation.
  • Must be able to work independently while collaborating with a number of engineering and cross functional teams

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt desired.
  • PMP Certification desired.
  • Highly motivated, a self-starter, and able to operate with little supervision in diverse environments.
  • A successful track record in planning, executing, and tracking personal task assignments.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your r sum for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your r sum , as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

Location: USA - NY - Rochester
Activation Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018
Expiration Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
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Associated topics: backend, c c++, c++, c#, developer, matlab, php, python, software developer, software development engineer

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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