Position Summary :
As Chief Engineer leads internal and customer-facing activities to develop, document and maintain complex architectures, requirements, algorithms, interfaces and designs for Tapestry GOLDesp software systems being deployed to the armed forces of Qatar.
Monitors and supervises development of code and integration of complex software components into a fully functional software system.
Provides technical leadership to local and remote development and support resources. Leads development, selection, tailoring and deployment of processes, tools and metrics.
Serves as a subject matter expert for software domains, system-specific issues, processes and regulations. Tracks and evaluates software team and supplier performance to ensure product and process conformance to project plans and industry standards.
Trains and mentors others. Works under consultative direction. Follows and may contribute towards company software standards and processes.
Essential Functions :
Leads development, documentation and maintenance of complex architectures for software systems. Contributes to the evolution of the architectures, defines architectures within a domain.
Supports project plans development and schedules using inputs from team members. Assesses project compliance with regulations and standards.
Acts as project leader in specialized instances.
Leads requirements development team. Negotiates internal and external interfaces and requirements with customers, teaming PMs, subcontractors and suppliers.
Performs software requirements change assessment.
Leads development, documentation and maintenance of designs for software consistent with the defined architecture and requirements / regulations by applying established methods and practices.
Leads internal and external design reviews.
Leads development, selection, tailoring and deployment of processes and tools; and utilizes / influences regulations and industry standards.
Leads proposal preparation and communicates capabilities and benefits to other organizations. Plans and facilitates technology transfer across the enterprise.
Provides subject matter expertise on specific software systems to customers, suppliers, application users, and other technical and support personnel.
Leads the team to resolve operational and integration issues.
Serves as a consultant and external spokesperson for the organization; acts as subject matter expert.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Typical Education and / or Experience Qualifications :
Degree and typical experience in engineering classification : Bachelor's 14 or more years' experience, Master's with 12 or more years' experience or PhD with 9 or more years' experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics or chemistry.
Preferred Education and / or Experience :
Complex Systems / IT implementation; SAP, Oracle, or IBM Maximo preferred
Experience with Linux based enterprise systems , including integration with multiple external systems
Military logistics experience desirable
Defense experience preferred
Experience in the Middle East and with international military customers is desirable
Experience with project / program tracking software, preferably Microsoft Project
Knowledge of and experience with US Department of Defense (DoD) and / or international military, supply, transportation automated logistics systems and policies desired.
Program Management Experience PMP or Prince2 certified desired