As the Technical Manager, you’ll have the opportunity to define and develop the systems used to manufacture and test spacecraft. You will operate in a fast-paced project environment, leading a highly-skilled and multi-disciplined team, ensuring that the right projects are delivered on time.
The Manufacturing SW Tools team are the critical link between the Satellite Design and the Satellite Manufacturing groups. They are the SME's and escalation point for manufacturing issues.
Success is measured in efficiency and quality improvements in the satellite build process that ultimately leads to more reliable in orbit assets.
The Technical Manager will be a hands-on leader of the team and be responsible for the development, progress tracking and deliverables of all Manufacturing Engineering SW Projects.
Candidates must have the following experience:
Proven track record in the on-time delivery of integrated internal software projects
Hands-on Software development experience – Predominantly Python
Ability to manage a cross-functional technical team
Ability to identify the correct path to success within time constraints
Day-to-day management of the team
Workload management and allocation of tasks
Data-driven decision-making skills with a focus on quality
Embedded Software Testing and Automation experience within a manufacturing environment
Experience in relational databases
Development of the team through 1 to 1 coaching
Daily activities will include:
Python code development
Project proposal, scheduling, and status tracking
Maintaining team focus on project deliverables
Resource allocation for people and equipment
Interface with the Satellite Design team to integrate acceptance testing to the Spire Test Suite.
Participation in hardware design reviews.
Driving force for root cause analysis of manufacturing SW issues
Identification of opportunities for improvement
Peer code reviews
Strong candidates will also possess skills in one or more of the following areas:
Excellent people management skills
Experience in implementing change in a manufacturing environment.
Working knowledge of Lean Principles and Design for Manufacturing
Experience in a low volume/high complexity mfg environment
Wide-ranging software development experience, test suites, ERP, SQL, Docker, AWS
RF and Digital circuit design and test development