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Software Engineering Manager

193271 Requisition #

Moog’s Santa Barbara Operations provides sub-systems and components for every mission critical system on a modern military vehicle. Our heritage is in electrohydraulic and electromechanical actuation systems and now, through acquisitions and internal development, Moog provides expert solutions in:

  • Stabilized Turret Drive Systems
  • Integrated Weapon Systems (full turret from mechanical design to fire control electronics and software)
  • Ammunition Handling
  • Data Control and Distribution
  • Power Management and Distribution

We are looking for a Software Engineering Manager to be the lead architect in designing, writing, debugging, and integrating software for embedded devices controlling electro-mechanical systems. In addition to leading a team of 4-6 software engineers, you will also determine the approach necessary to resolve technical challenges, and also delegate tasks and lead others to accomplish a common goal.  There is a considerable code base the engineer will add to as new weapons, cameras, sensors (Inertial Navigation, gyros, etc) are added to our systems (both new and existing).


Here’s what you’ll be working on day to day:

  • Lead a team of 4-6 software engineers
  • Design, coding, debugging, and integrating new capabilities for our new and existing integrated turreted weapons systems.
  • Debugging issues with existing systems
  • Integration of new capabilities both in the Systems Integration Lab and in the field.
  • Delivery of executable software that meets performance requirements.
  • Delivery of other software work products (documentation) that meets contractual requirements.
  • provide status reporting to management during project execution.

 Here’s the skills we need you to bring with you:

  • a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the design/development/test of embedded real-time control software, and 10-15 years' overall experience in software development
  • experience managing projects and teams
  • C language (java a plus)
  • OS experience, especially RTOS (bare metal and embedded linux a plus)
  • experience writing and debugging communication protocol drivers and stacks (networking, 1553, uart, SPI, I2C, etc.)
  • Read and understand electronic part data sheets, electrical schematics, communication protocol documents
  • Desired behavioral competencies include: Innovation, adaptability, decision making, communications, customer focus, building strategic working relationships, energy, initiating action, quality orientation, managing work.
  • Intermediate technical competency required in Applied Science, knowledge of Customer Technology, Data Acquisition, Diagnostic Skills, Document Interpretation, and Engineering & Technology
  • Advanced technical competency required in Computer Applications, Document Creation, and Math.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in the field of Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in other engineering fields, and Computer Science, may be considered with appropriate additional experience in the design/development/test of real-time control software.
** Due to our government contracts, US Citizenship is required.

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About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 12,000 strong.


Our company is organized into five operating groups: Aircraft, Space and Defense, Industrial, Medical Devices, and Corporate. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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