657464 - Software Development Engineer


Leidos is seeking a Department Lead for the TFDM Software Area on the Terminal Flight Data Manager (TFDM) program. TFDM is a management system that will improve aircraft runway and terminal congestion. Nationwide congestion is increasing, and the need for efficient aircraft traffic planning is critical. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Terminal Flight Data Manager (TFDM) is the surface management solution that will provide NextGen Air Traffic Control capabilities to improve air traffic operations in the National Airspace System (NAS).

Responsibilities will include:

* Supporting the first line manager of this department as a deputy, leading and handling specific assigned tasks to include

Control Account Manager (CAM) activities, proposal / change order activities, leadership/oversight over technical team activities (as needed), supporting staffing activities, and act as back-up to first line manager. The candidate will be required to have a sound background in software development/systems engineering and the full development lifecycle.

* TFDM provides efficiencies for both the airport surface and terminal airspace by providing a new and comprehensive integrated surface traffic control and management system.

Responsibilities as a Department Lead will be in support of the first line manager and may encompass the following:

* Control Account Manager (CAM) activities, as delegated by the first line manager, to include weekly schedule status, monthly cost/estimate to complete analysis and status, variance analysis and reports/explanations, baseline change requests (BCRs), and other miscellaneous CAM requests.

* Support to any staffing and hiring activities, as delegated by the first line manager, to include screening, interviewing and evaluating candidates. Provide support to the first line manager in Cost Estimating, Workload and Manpower planning activities, including authoring Basis of Estimates (BOEs), in support of Department's current and future business needs on the program (e.g. proposals and task order preparation).

* Support planning of engineering tasks, deadlines, milestones, and task sequencing and tracking of metrics for the department.

* Take on leadership tasks, as delegated by the first line manager, to drive team activities to complete on schedule.

* Demonstrate experience in providing technical oversight over a SW/Product team. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.