Deputy Program Manager of Engineering (DPME)*

2 months ago
ID
2017-28182
USA-MA-Quincy
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. Agile experience preferred.

 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense SECRET is preferred 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

Bluefin Robotics is seeking a Deputy Project Manager of Engineering to support the development, manufacture, integration, test, and delivery of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). Candidates should have experience managing the execution of an engineering team (cost/schedule/technical).  The candidate shall be the direct interface to program management and customers.  The candidate will manage a team of 20-40 engineers. Like an engineering manager, the candidate also must be cognizant of personnel related topics and be able to communicate and participate with the functional engineering managers or senior engineering managers in the personnel performance review process.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Guides the successful completion of major programs and projects
  • Leads requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation of subsystem and system elements
  • Leads technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements
  • Leads detailed technical analyses for a system, subsystem or system elements
  • May provide system accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features (e.g.,
  • Contributes to detailed technical analyses at the system of system (SOS) level
  • Synthesizes solutions to meet customer expectations and technical performance while staying within schedule and cost constraints 
  • Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle
  • Provides leadership and/or direction to lower level employees
  • Supports engineering proposal development
  • Frequent contact with managers within and outside of Engineering, project teams across the company, and external customers and vendors
  • Provides resolution to a diverse range of complex problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativity
  • Having wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways
  • Travel may be required
  • Off-shore testing may be required
  • Security clearance may be required

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Very strong use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Very strong proficiency with requirements management & system modeling tools
  • Ability to get buy-in on concepts and ideas
  • Creative thinker
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Very strong understanding of basic project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM), and Statistical Process Controls
  • Highly proficient ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and effectively handle complex assignments 
  • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
  • Highly proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
  • Knowledge/Experience in Unmanned Underwater Vehicle domain
  • Undersea system integration and test
  • Undersea hardware requirements
  • Requirements analysis and verification
  • Managing the workload of an engineering development team
  • Material compatibility requirements for undersea systems
  • Requirements analysis and verification

Preferred Education:

  • A Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (EE, ME, AE, etc.) 


Position and Location:

This is a full-time position located in Quincy, Massachusetts

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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