Engineering Resource Manager

2 months ago
Required Clearance
Secret, obtainable within 24 months
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in 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 to meet managerial expectations.


Department of Defense Secret security clearance is desired 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 Engineering Resource Manager.  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.




Direct, coordinate, and exercise functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering efforts within the Mechanical Engineering Team

Interview, select, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function

Handle personnel issues within area of responsibility including goal setting, merit planning, performance reviews, training, and disciplinary action

Provide leadership in defining technology, tool and process strategy and process improvement across the Mechanical Engineering Team

Ensure process compliance of all engineering activity in area of responsibility

Ensure that domain engineers are active in developing risk mitigation plans and managing risk profiles

Participate in the development of technical strategies and teaming strategies as part of the strategic planning and proposal processes

Communicate regularly with project customer, and suppliers, project team, and internal management

Strong leadership, written and verbal communication skills skills

Proven ability to recruit, manage and retain people
Applies or develops highly advanced technologies, principles, theories and concepts
Ability to think creatively
Ability to multi-task
Strong ability to communicate issues, impacts, and corrective actions
Strong ability to understand and apply project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM)
Strong experience in driving continuous improvement in Engineering process and tools
Experience working collaboratively with resources external to the functional or program team


BS/M in Mechanical Engineering

Previous Leadership Experience (20 people or more)

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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