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Technical Director
Delta Star Inc.
Delta Star Inc.
Job Location: Lynchburg, Virginia

Position: Technical Director
Location: Lynchburg, VA

Job Id: 238
# of Openings: 1

The Delta Star Customer Solutions Group is seeking a Technical Director to lead and manage transition of Special Projects from product development and launch to a growth/sustainment focused business model. Candidates must show a proven record of building/ managing effective multi discipline teams. The ideal candidate is a hands-on technical leader versed in both hardware and software.


  • Supervise and manage the technical teams for complex technical initiatives
  • Drive Strategy and Product Vision, provide technical leadership across teams with internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop and Execute project technical development roadmap and sustainment plan that meets/exceeds stakeholder expectations
  • Lead customers, partners and peer organizations to guarantee product and service performance
  • Establishing and continuously improving plans to meet the business goals and objectives
  • Support for commercial teams in subject matter expert capacity through internal and external engagements.

  • Significant people management and leadership is required including s
  • Define, Document and Lead Product Refinement and Improvements
  • Conduct formal/informal discussions, code reviews, design reviews, and product demonstrations
  • Ensure compliance to Information Security policies and procedures
  • Prepare and deliver executive level project updates
  • Develop and Maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering
  • 7 + years of proven applicable experience Demonstrated ability leading teams and multi-discipline projects
  • Full Stack software development experience across lifecycle: Design, Qualification, and Sustainment
    • Project Planning
    • Requirement definition and validation
    • Software and Hardware Testing
    • Configuration Management
    • Risk Management
    • Product Support
  • Experience with agile development methodologies such as Scrum, and a team-oriented, iterative approach to delivering new features and functionality
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Proven experience with integrated complex systems


Technical Knowledge - Required
  • Strong Technical Acumen
  • Strong understanding of software at the architecture level: web, databases, cloud, embedded software, firmware
  • Software project management and documentation tools
  • Linux Operating System
  • Industrial Equipment communication and networking

    • Communication Protocols: TCP/IP, Serial/MODBUS, SCADA: DNP-3, 61850
    • Analog and Digital Input/output

    • Technical Knowledge Preferred

    • Cyber Security/ Information Assurance/Information Security
      • Red Hat, Certification (CISSP Preferred)
    • Software management Tools: Atassian/JIRA, Confluence
    • Embedded Software: Qt
    • Web Front End technology such as Backbone or Angular
    • Custom Firmware
    • Experience defining Graphical User Interfaces: definition, wire-framing, mock-ups

    • Skills/Abilities
    • Must have the ability to multi task and project manage in a fast-paced demanding environment
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with minimal supervision
    • Organized and Solution focused
    • Assess and manage technical and schedule project risks
    • Strong verbal and written skills
    • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical audience
    • Entrepreneurial Spirit
    • Change Agent
    • Flexibility

    • Travel Requirements
    • Nominally 20-40% Travel, likely 40-60% during first 3 months

    • Work Environment
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently walk; talk or hear; and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is required some of the time to stand, and sit. The employee is required to occasionally climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; reach with hands and arms. The employee must some of the time lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. There is no special vision requirement for this job.

How To Apply:
The secret to Delta Star's success comes from our valued employees. Each associate of Delta Star helps lead our success in the electrical industry by committing to quality and customer satisfaction. See why Delta Star has been the choice for power companies around the world for over 100 years. Come explore a Company whose commitment to quality, integrity, and customer satisfaction truly sets it apart. We're looking for talented people like you join our team.

Please apply on-line.

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