Cyber Systems Engineer

3 weeks ago
ID
2017-28179
USA-VA-Oakton
Required Clearance
TS/SCI
Category
Cyber
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. Agile experience preferred.

 

PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Understanding of business infrastructure technology, network architectures, and distributed computing through Message-Oriented Middleware
  • Knowledge of Cloud computing / Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with business infrastructure concepts and technologies (SOA, BPM)
  • Proficiency with the Linux CLI
  • Familiarity with NIST 800-53 security controls


CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Candidates must be able to obtain DHS Suitability. 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 Cyber Systems 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 in a collaborative integration environment.

 

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 specifications
  • May provide 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
  • Contributes to detailed technical analyses at the system of system (SOS) level
  • 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, and analysis
  • Defines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility
  • Having wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways
  • Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses
  • Travel may be required



KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Strong proficiency with requirements management & system modeling tools
  • Recognizes various architectural patterns and applies them appropriately
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Effective in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
  • Strong ability to clearly report information relevant to sound systems engineering design




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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