Bluefin Robotics Senior Systems Engineer

3 months ago(10/30/2017 3:01 PM)
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree. Agile experience preferred.


Department of Defense SECRET security clearance 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 has an immediate opening for a Senior Systems Engineer. This position provides an opportunity to support the development and manufacture of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). Candidates should have experience in the design, development, integration and test of systems for subsea applications.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of system elements
  • Research and analyze data for vendor products, COTS components, GFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
  • Support the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle
  • Define processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility

Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

  • Considerable knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Considerable knowledge of requirements management and system modeling tools
  • Ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and able to handle more complex assignments
  • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
  • Considerable written and verbal communications skills
  • Creative thinker
  • Self-starter
  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Builds productive internal/external working relationships
  • Considerably skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
  • Ability to clearly recognize and report relevant to sound systems engineering design
  • Working knowledge of UUV domain
  • Undersea hardware requirements
  • Requirements analysis and verification
  • Undersea system integration and test
  • Working knowledge of MCAD software, systems, design and analysis tool

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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