LCS Infrastructure Systems Sr Advanced Software Integration Engineer

3 months ago
ID
2017-27199
USA-MA-Pittsfield
Required Clearance
Secret
Category
Engineering-Systems
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.

 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a LCS Infrastructure Systems Sr Advanced Software Integration Engineer.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:

  • Performs requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of system, subsystem or system elements with minimal supervision of the lead systems engineer.
  • Performs technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements.
  • Performs customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (subsystem, elements and components).
  • Performs detailed technical analyses for a system, subsystem or system elements.
  • Develops and evaluates systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specifications.
  • May provide system accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features (e.g., identification, authentication, access control, labeling, and auditing) of the system are considered and function properly.
  • May develop system security documentation on both new and fielded information systems.
  • Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.
  • Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle.
  • Researches, designs, and develops systems, in conjunction with software and hardware product development, applying principles and techniques of systems engineering, modeling and simulation and analysis.
  • Leads technical tasks for small teams or projects.
  • Provides engineering support to proposals.
  • Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills.
  • Defines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility.
  • Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses.
  • Frequent contact with project teams across the company.
  • Contact with external customers and vendors.
  • Contact with Business Development.
  • Ability to Travel and work in a Navy Shipyard environment (up to 40%).
  • Works without appreciable direction.
  • Keeps abreast of technology trends

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Strong use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories.
  • Strong knowledge of other related disciplines.
  • Strong proficiency with requirements management & system modeling tools.
  • Recognizes various architectural patterns and applies them appropriately.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Effective in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
  • Strong ability to clearly report information relevant to sound systems engineering design
  • Strong understanding of basic project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM), and Statistical Process Controls.

PREFFERED SKILLS:

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Windows desktop and server technologies including experience with traditional software delivery and application installation processes and configurations.
  • Solid understanding of UNIX/Linux and UNIX/Linux server technologies including experience with traditional software delivery and application installation processes and configurations.
  • Experience integrating software on a common operating system
  • Agile experience preferred

ADDITIONAL APPLICABLE SKILLS: (nice-to-have)

  • Experience with additional Scanning/Vulnerability Management tools (VMS, ACAS, Nessus)
  • operating system certifications (Windows Server 2003, Linux+/RedHat, Solaris)
  • Experienced with designing, configuring, and securing virtual machines.
  • Experience with implementing basic Linux/Windows mail servers.
  • Experience with group policies
  • Basic Active Directory Administration Experience
  • Familiar with scripting and automation
  • Microsoft Sysprep knowledge
  • Troubleshooting skills with Active Directory Replication
  • Knowledge of Exchange 2010
  • Storage Area Network (SAN) administration
  • Data Backup Systems Administrator
  • Experience configuring SNMP on Windows servers
  • Experience supporting end-users
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2016, 2016, Microsoft Windows XP, 7, 10

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

 

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran

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