Bachelor's degree in Mechanical 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.
Current 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.
GDMS has an immediate opening for a Mechanical / Controls Engineer with controls experience to fill an opening on our operations team. 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. GDMS employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
The Mechanical / Controls Engineer will provide design and analysis support for program tasking and deliverables, working independently and/or with a team of project engineers, as specific tasking dictates. Scope of tasking can include design, development and testing of mechanical and electromechanical systems, utility sub-system components, and the related control systems. Work involves hands-on development (design, prototyping, and testing) of one-of-a-kind solutions for long-term development tasking and also in support of operational programs, often in quick response capability (QRC) mode. Support on Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) includes overall deliverable integration, preparation and presentation of design milestone reviews, scheduling and planning duties, and other special assignments on a diverse range of technical tasking. The role requires working with the program team and sub-contractors in addition to direct interface with customer representatives.
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Travel may be required
Security clearance is required
May require a government counter-intelligence polygraph at future date
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This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, with experience in Controls theory and applications or a related specialized area or field (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or a Master's degree.
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