Jennifer Lieberman

Director, Software Engineering

Strategic Product Development • Performance Excellence • Personnel Development • Vendor/Partner Liaison • Customer Advocate • Agile Team Management • Process Efficiency Analysis • Cybersecurity • CMMI and ISO 9001 Compliance • Recruiting and Hiring • Staff Coaching & Mentoring • Policy & Procedure Implementation • Risk Management • Change Management

  • Jennifer Lieberman
  • Oak Hill, VA 20171
  • 703.435.9430


  • COMMITMENT | LEADERSHIP | INTEGRITY A Software Design and Engineering Manager with broad experience in web and software industries, and a fast learning curve for cutting-edge technologies. A strategic thinking leader and management professional with a proven track record of consistently meeting company objectives and creating an atmosphere of exceptional employee morale. Dedicated to maintaining a reputation built on quality, service, and uncompromising ethics. AREAS OF EXPERTISE • Direct Report Management • Vendor/Client Liaison • Process Efficiency Analysis • Cross-Department Collaboration • Staff Training & Mentoring • Policy & Procedure Implementation

Professional Experience

  • Sr. Engineering Manager, Simulation and Training Solutions2016 - present

    Rockwell Collins

    Lead B-52 Flight Simulation software development team - 20 direct reports, including a technical project manager, principal engineer, team leads, contractors, and junior engineers. Coach engineers through individual growth plans. Collaborate with hardware, systems engineering, quality assurance, and program management teams for program and staffing planning. Partner with DAC to ensure CMMI Level 3 compliance on B-52 programs. • Rapidly hired 7 new qualified software engineers using effective job postings to ensure skill fit. • Spearheading the department transition from Excel to JIRA for risk and opportunity management throughout the Simulation and Training Solutions. • Review and approve engineering bids for anticipated contract wins. • Represent STS Programs on the pan-department Tool Consistency Board to be the voice of the organization around new corporate tools and software.

  • Sr. Manager, Software Engineering2016-2016

    Forcepoint, LLC (Formerly Raytheon Cyber Products)

    Supervised development, UX/UI, quality, and performance teams of greenfield SureView Analytics product with over 20 direct reports and 4 indirect reports. • Mentored agile software team to promote leadership, task ownership, and process improvements. • Consistently interfaced with senior and executive management for resource and product planning. • Ambitiously streamlined processes for collaboration, communication, and planning for over 25 geographically-distributed team members to ensure product quality and team efficiency. • Actively collaborated with product management and UX teams to manage and analyse customer requirements for product definition, and to maximize user-centered design and development.

  • Manager II, Software Engineering2014-2015

    Forcepoint, LLC (Formerly Raytheon Cyber Products)

    Managed a team of 5 software and quality engineers on the Trusted Access Mobile product. Arranged cross-training opportunities on a limited budget. Encouraged personal development for career growth. Influenced hiring of new team members. • Effortlessly supported team-driven Agile sprints with JIRA, adjusting processes after retrospectives when necessary. • Consistently led the 11-person Trusted Access Mobile development team to high-quality, on-time delivery on Android, iOS and web-based platforms. • Manipulated Dataplane reports in JIRA for bug tracking and project status for executive management. • Liaised with product management, UX, marketing, and IT to maintain cross-departmental communication

  • Product Manager2013-2014


    Efficiently facilitated wireframe production and user stories for MOSO Club Management and MyClub SaaS-based software. • Oversaw SDLC process changes and specifically chosen to revive and reorganize failing development project. Successfully restructured work enabling team to deliver quality product within time frame. • Excelled at providing seamless support and assistance to superiors, allowing project managers and executives to align with business objectives and meet specific goals.

  • Design Manager2010-2012

    Deltek, Inc.

    • Mentored and supervised a geographically-distributed team of up to 7 functional designers, promoting 2 designers to Principal and Sr. Principal levels • Directed design goals and timelines across .NET and Java EE products and 3rd party product integrations. • Transformed product team processes to User-Centered Design and Agile SDLC, resulting in higher customer satisfaction and increased employee productivity • Trained Deltek Engineering and Product Management on usability concepts such as personas, prototyping, and user interviews • Facilitated customer interviews for the Costpoint HR and SilkRoad integration, enabling the team to prioritize features and requirements • Collaborated with product managers and designers to develop targeted user stories to ensure team efficiency and realistic deliverables

  • Principal R&D Software Engineer2010

    Deltek, Inc.

    • Developed processes for gathering technical product information and generating business intelligence reports to improve customer understanding of software and system compatibilities • Led integration development team through the evaluation and selection of a new software integration tool to enhance product performance and usability

  • Senior R&D Software Engineer2008-2010

    Deltek, Inc.

    • Recognized emerging software technology trends and proposed innovative ideas for inclusion in Deltek products to Product and Executive Management through white papers and presentations • Standardized user interface controls for .NET product consistency

  • Senior Framework Designer2007-2008

    Deltek, Inc.

    • Designed .NET-based products using Visio, UML, and technical documentation including Product Requirements Documents (PRDs) and Functional Requirements Documents (FRDs)

  • Software Engineer2006-2007


    • Managed projects and teams of 2 to 10 people in the development and testing of projects for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), ensuring high customer satisfaction and quality • Executed full lifecycle development of web applications for NASA and VA using PHP, Drupal, and ASP • Automated vulnerability assessment reporting by integrating XML feeds from multiple tools, increasing security engineer employee productivity by 500% • Partnered with the COTR at VA for Vendor Information Pages, exceeding expectations with a high-quality product on time and within budget

  • ColdFusion Programmer2005-2006

    Salient Federal Solutions (formerly AnviCom)

    • Customized enterprise Web applications for DISA, using ColdFusion, SQL, and Oracle • Presented monthly reports from 2 team members to senior management • Authored Standing Operating Procedures for UNIX web server administration; as well as user and administrative manuals for 2 enterprise web applications

  • Consultant2005

    InfoReliance Corporation

    • Integrated a PHP web application for the U.S. Marine Corps that with the desktop-based course registration application using the same Oracle database

  • Webmaster2002-2005

    Arlington County Police Department

    • Re-engineered the information architecture and user interface of the ACPD website, resulting in a 130% increase in visitor traffic and a 50% increase in unique visits in a single month

  • Webmaster2001-2002

    Virginia Department of Transportation

  • Webmaster1999-2001

    Cable & Wireless USA

Volunteer Experience

  • Development OfficerJan 2018 - present

    Women On Change

    * Research, development and planning partnership with corporate sponsorship board members * Develop individual/sponsor donor database * Create overview document/pamphlet for donor material * Effectively reach and meet with potential donors often * Maintain, grow and promote WoC’s work via social media, promote fundraising sources, e.g. Amazon Smile and other partners * Continuously engage women in STEM, educators/parents and funders alike

  • TreasurerAug 2017-present

    Rachel Carson Middle School

    Manage reimbursements, vendor payments, and bank reconciliation. Present Treasurer's Report monthly to the Board and PTA members.

  • Pack 160 Hiking Coordinator2014 - present

    National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

    * Collaborate with Pack Committee Members to organize pack hikes and other activities

  • Troop Leader, Troop 25992010-2016

    Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital

    * Founded Troop 2599; led 9-12 girls in Daisy, Brownie, and Junior levels. * Coordinated meetings and activities with co-leader, vendors, and community organizations. * Advocated volunteerism within the troop and service unit.

  • Group Moderator2008-2011


    • Moderated local Freecycle email groups • Mediated member disagreements


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Information Security2015 - 2017

    James Madison University

  • Master of Science, Computer Science

    Catholic University of America

    TE3 Scholar, Software Engineering focus

  • Bachelor of Science, Computer and Information Science

    University of Maryland University College

  • Undergraduate Studies, Electrical Engineering

    Pennsylvania State University


  • Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) Professionals (NSTISSI No. 4011) 2017

    James Madison University

  • Certified Usability Analyst

    Human Factors International

    License 2011-3080

  • Webmaster Program Certificate

    Pennsylvania State University

  • Certified Data Management Professional

    Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals

Professional Memberships

  • Member2017-present

    Society of Women Engineers

  • Lifetime Member

    Association for Computing Machinery

  • Member

    IEEE Computer Society


  • Interim Top Secret


  • SecretActive


User Experience

  • Adobe CreativeCloud

  • InVision

  • Balsamiq

Product Management

  • User Story Management

  • Client Interviews

Team Leadership

  • Delegating

  • Coaching

  • People Management

Programming Skills

  • Php/Sql

  • Javascript

  • Wordpress

  • Drupal

Relational Database

  • SQL Server

  • MySQL

  • Oracle


Contact info

  • Oak Hill, VA 20171

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