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Software Engineering Manager

Company Boeing India Private Limited Job ID 1900027032 Date posted 02/11/2019
Location Bangalore Karnataka India
Job Description
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Job Description:
Boeing India Engineering & Technology Center (BIETC) is based in Bangalore, India and is engaged in the development of advanced aerospace and aviation technologies and software products. We have an immediate opening for an experienced First Level Manager for software engineering. This position will report to the Senior Manager of the Boeing Global Services (BGS) Digital group within BIETC.
  • The hired candidate will manage a team of engineers to develop, maintain and improve software applications for aviation customers.
  • Manages employees performing engineering and technical activities in the area of Software and System Engineering. Develops and executes project and process plans, implements policies and procedures and sets operational goals. Acquires resources for projects and processes and leads process improvements.
  • Develops project or operational plans aligned with department's objectives. Implements plans to ensure business, technical and customer requirements are achieved. Assigns authority and responsibilities to employees to execute the plan. Reviews plans' execution, makes appropriate adjustments, and resolves issues. Monitors appropriate metrics to ensure performance to plan.
  • Forecasts resource needs and makes hiring decisions. Coaches, counsels, mentors and provides developmental opportunities and job assignments to enhance employee performance and expand capabilities. Ensures employees are working effectively with all development teams.  Provides on-going developmental feedback. Makes compensation recommendations in regards to hiring salaries and salary review actions.  Recognizes contributions of individuals and teams to improve employee satisfaction and retain a skilled and motivated workforce. Enforces company rules and policies regarding ethical behavior, safety, security, use of company property, time charging, etc.
  • Provides technical direction and guidance to others regarding approved processes, tools, technology and skills for own projects or processes.  Communicates the development processes (including Iterative and Agile) to employees, as well as the role of the software and system engineers in these processes.   Ensures workgroup products or processes meet customer, company, quality, industry and regulatory requirements. Provides approval of workgroup technical approaches, products and processes.
  • Develops workgroup, project or operational goals, objectives and related metrics to ensure alignment with Company vision/strategy. Measures progress, making adjustments as needed. Holds direct reports accountable for achieving goals. Achieves goals for productivity, quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Conveys organizational messages to facilitate the accomplishment of workgroup, project or process goals. Proactively communicates with employees, peers (e.g., fellow first-level managers) and customers. Keeps others informed by communicating project status, conducting and participating in team meetings, providing presentations and listening to employee concerns and suggestions. Communicates policies and directives to enhance employee awareness of expectations.
  • This position will establish partnerships and engage with internal and external stakeholders, maintain relationships/partnerships with internal customers, peers and partners to develop strategies, goals and objectives that are consistent with the Digital Aviation organization strategy. The position will be pivotal in creating and maintaining relationships with the US-based stakeholders and working closely with those stakeholders in planning and forecasting activities of the team as well as reporting requirements from stakeholders.
  • This position will also provide periodic updates to senior management in the form of progress reports, project summaries, and other related documents.
  • This position will potentially represent Boeing in interactions with senior leaders from Indian Industry, academia, Indian Government organizations, and Boeing’s partners in India.
  • This position will support initiatives of Boeing India Engineering and Technology organization related to employee development, customer engagement, strategic relations, Government interactions, etc.
  • This position will require some travel within India and internationally.
Desired Skills:
  • Past experience and demonstrated success in managing software product development teams.
  • Skilled in advising a unit regarding tasks, projects and operations. Experience leading technical software development teams of 15 or more.
  • Must be proficient in software development lifecycle and agile methodology.
  • Skilled in coaching and mentoring staff members to meet schedules or resolve technical or operational challenges.
  • Teamwork is important in this position; individual must have strong teambuilding skills.  Must have demonstrated ability to accomplish results through direct reports, colleagues in other parts of Boeing, and partners, even when they are not direct reports.  Ability to work well on virtual teams across multiple time-zones.
  • Ability to understand and communicate with technical experts over a wide range of technical topics.
  • Knowledge of aviation industry is preferred.
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures that typically affect individual subordinate employees, skills and abilities required by subordinate employees to accomplish organizational responsibilities.
  • Ability to inspire employees to help ensure project success.
  • Must be results-driven and have a strong bottom-line orientation. 
  • Must be flexible, with a high tolerance for organizational complexity and ability to work with partners from within Boeing and outside.
  • Strategic thinking and execution – must be able to develop comprehensive product and customer intelligence / knowledge by collaborating with appropriate stakeholders, identify capacity/capability to perform current and projected engineering work statement and research, conduct any partner / supplier evaluations and assessments regarding their ability to perform these activities.
  • Communication – strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to prepare comprehensive reports, proposals, Statements of Work, and connect technology to business considerations (e.g., ROI).  Candidate must be fluent in English, and have expertise in using MS Office tools. 
  • Candidate must be a self-starter with a positive attitude, high ethics, and a track record of working successfully under pressure in a time-constrained environment. 
  • Must be able to mentor team members and partners to accomplish project and departmental goals and objectives.

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Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.

  • 14+ years of experience with at least 3 years as a people manager.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Mathematics, or Engineering is required. A post graduate degree in management would be a plus but not required.
  • Candidates with experience in Aeronautical/Aviation domain will be preferred.
  • Proficiency in software development lifecycle and agile methodology
  • Experience working in a global organization is preferred.
    All information provided will be checked and may be verified. This requisition is for an international, locally hired position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in India. Boeing will not seek immigration and labor sponsorship for any applicants; this is the responsibility of the job candidate. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S.-based payroll. RELOCATION BENEFITS IF INDICATED ARE LIMITED TO IN-COUNTRY MOVES AND ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR OVERSEAS RELOCATION. THERE IS NO EXPATRIATE PACKAGE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS POSITION.

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Manager with Direct Reports

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