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Engineering Manager

Company: Arka Service
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

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ARKA Group L.P. is an advanced technologies company serving the U.S. military, intelligence community, and commercial space industry delivering next-generation solutions to support the national security space domain. ARKA has a 60-year legacy reaching back to the very beginning of our country's space endeavors. We're a legacy of mission excellence built on ground-breaking technologies. Join the ARKA mission and discover your next career opportunity now!
Position Overview:
We are seeking a compassionate engineering manager who has previous hands-on engineering experience to join the Software Engineering team. The role of a Software Engineering Manager is multifaceted and is as critical to the success of the organization as having great engineers and great teams. The software engineering manager is responsible for fueling teams that deliver value to the organization. The manager will positively impact the performance and productivity of their team. In addition, the manager is responsible for creating an environment and conditions where employees feel motivated to produce the necessary business outcomes.

  • Management of project logistics to consistently deliver working systems on time -
  • Pushing team toward project milestones -
  • Removing obstacles blocking engineers from achieving tasks
  • Look for opportunities to advance engineers career goals -
  • Communicate technical direction to both technical and non-technical stakeholders -
  • Provide clear alignment and direction between team members. -
  • Explain why decisions are made, why people should care, how it advances company goals -
  • Learn to debug problems with teams, projects. -
  • Have fun, a sense of humor and develop camaraderie -

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or engineering-related field
    • 3+ years in a management role or leadership training (preference given to those with engineering management experience)
    • Exceptional leadership, time management, facilitation, and organizational skills
    • Hands-on engineering experience that can be leveraged by subordinate engineers
    • Passionate about fostering good engineering practices and processes
    • Experience developing a strategy and roadmap for your teams
    • May need to obtain and maintain a security clearance for this position

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Active U.S. Government security clearance
      • Software development experience
      • Proven proposal writing experience - -

        Pay Range: - $130,000 - $155,000
        Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.
        This position is based out of ARKA's Colorado Springs, CO campus. If you like city life, but also enjoy the great outdoors, Colorado Springs is the place for you. The city rests at the base of Pikes Peak. The 14,115-foot summit is just one of dozens of area attractions, including scenic trains, museums, parks, a zoo and more. With a mild climate and plenty of sunshine, the Springs boasts some of the state's best recreation opportunities. The city is also known for its robust high-tech and sports industries. We are home to the U.S. Air Force Academy and four military bases and with the Olympic Training Center and dozens of sports federations nearby, it's common to spot world-class athletes around town.
        The application window will close in 10 days for this position.
        What We Offer:

        • Comprehensive medical/vision/dental insurance packages
        • Company contributions to qualified HSA accounts
        • 401k retirement plan with industry leading company contributions
        • 3 weeks of vacation accrual per year plus time off for sick leave and unscheduled life events
        • 13 paid holidays
        • Continuing education benefit up to $25k/year for approved programs
        • Annual bonus program based on company and employee performance
        • Company paid life insurance, AD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term disability insurance
        • 4 weeks paid Parental Leave
        • Employee assistance program (EAP)

          EHS/Environmental Requirements:
          This job operates in a professional office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to use hands to keyboard, communicate, listen to, and interpret instructions and remain stationary for extended periods of the time. This would require the ability to move around the campus and occasionally move/lift items weighing up to 40 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
          Applicants are invited to apply for a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential duties of the job. To apply, send a request to or contact 203-797-5000 and press 2 for Human Resources.
          ITC & Security Clearance Requirements:
          This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance. The form contained in this link will provide insight into the information the government requests as part of the clearance process. -
          Visa Restrictions:
          No visa sponsorship is available for this position.
          Employment with any of the ARKA Group companies in the US is contingent upon satisfactory completion of several pre-employment requirements to include a credit check, background check and drug screen.
          ARKA Group L.P. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

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