• Software Manager

    Job Location US-MA
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/3/2018 3:49 PM)
  • Overview


    Located in the U.S. and a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, Hydroid is the world’s most trusted manufacturer of advanced Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). Our marine robotics systems provide innovative and reliable full-picture solutions for the marine research, defense, hydrographic and offshore/energy markets. Our products represent the most advanced, diversified and field-proven family of AUVs and AUV support systems in the world.

     Hydroid employees are passionate about their work and strive to produce top-quality products and service. All products are designed and manufactured at the Hydroid facilities in Pocasset, MA.


     The Software Engineering Group Manager will supervise all members of Hydroid’s Software Engineering Team which will include recruiting, hiring, training, mentoring, delegating projects, performance management and disciplining.  She/He will also provide guidance and direction relative to the software engineering discipline, application of best practices, and effective utilization of HyPro processes. The successful candidate will:

    • Create a positive, energetic work and team environment
    • Encourage and develop direct reports so they advance in their technical expertise
    • Responsible for training, development and coaching of staff
    • Ensure that design choices and verification methodologies support product requirements and Hydroid HyPro product development processes are followed within program timelines
    • Participate in and/or lead Peer Reviews, Design Reviews, and customer meetings as needed
    • As a key member of the technical leadership team, provide product design leadership <img style="float: right;" src="https://hydroid.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=4464&hashed=-2014595103" alt="Hydroid-Cutrona-0483" width="337" height="225" />
    • Take pride in hands-on contribution and do not hesitate to participate as an individual contributor when needed
    • Support definition of staffing requirements, training requirements, and development of mentoring programs and career path opportunities for personnel within the department
    • Implement and/or perform disciplinary action, recommend staffing changes, and execute technical/functional performance reviews
    • Effectively foster a team environment
    • Exercise good judgment: ideal candidate will understand their own level of decision-making and also understand when it is important to advise/involve senior management into complex and high-risk situations
    • Demonstrate the ability to be creative and innovative and assist in developing unique, differentiated solutions to complex problems in a continuous improvement environment
    • Candidate should have a forward-looking perspective and constantly seek to learn from current activities to drive improvements for the future
    • Ability to develop direct reports as well as cultivate the strength of the team
    • Leverage others in the organization to complete their goals in this project based environment
    • Responsible for the development of design and documentation standards and practices
    • Responsible for hiring, training, and motivating personnel
    • Participate in the establishment of goals for members of the team
    • Counsel employees according to established policies and procedures and administer those that directly affect the team
    • Effectively delegate tasks and responsibilities as required



    • BS Degree in CS, CE, EE or a related field
    • Minimum of 5 years prior engineering and team leadership experience
    • 10+ years of experience in R&D Engineering
    • People-first leadership style with the ability to effectively coach, mentor and provide feedback to reports
    • Excellent C++ knowledge and experience
    • Experience with modern software engineering tools
    • Strong experience in software architecture design/development, full lifecycle software test/validation, and configuration management
    • Thorough understanding of engineering fundamentals
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills and collaborative work style
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, decompose complex technical problems, make design decisions and take appropriate action that leads to acceptable solutions
    • Experience with CMMI, ISO9001, and other quality systems strongly preferred
    • Experience developing software in a production environment preferred
    • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have strong knowledge of C++ and Microsoft Office Suite tools; Working knowledge of optimal control methods, ROS, Python, and Java are desired
    • Candidate should also have experience with embedded software development with a real-time operating system: VxWorks or equivalent as well as strong object oriented skills in C++
    • Experience with Visual Studio MFC experience is a plus

    A condition of this position will require the successful Applicant to pass a government security investigation and must subsequently receive authorization to access US Department of Defense Controlled Unclassified Information (“CUI”) and potentially classified information.


    We offer a very competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including 75% company paid medical and dental insurance. The company also offers paid Life, STD, LTD, tuition reimbursement and 401K with company match, and more.


    Hydroid is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/AA/M/F/V/D Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and need assistance with the application process as a result of your disability please call 1-508-563-6565 or mail your request to 1 Henry Drive, Pocasset, MA 02559, Attn: Employment Application Assistance.



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