Fleet Documentation Engineering Support Specialist

2 weeks ago(1/9/2018 10:03 AM)
Required Clearance
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's of Science degree or Technology degree, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


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.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Fleet Documentation Engineering Support Specialist.  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.



  • Analyzes effects of engineering changes for impacts to fleet technical documentation and training.
  • Consistently demonstrates proficiency in the application of technical competence of SSBN and SSGN Fire Control systems and supporting systems. 
  • Designs, develops, analyzes, troubleshoots and provides technical inputs and recommendations during fleet documentation and training product development.
  • Leads and supports development, analysis, and review of technical inputs for fleet documentation in support of multiple concurrent projects.
  • Coordinates and leads documentation verifications on SSBN and SSGN Fire Control systems in a laboratory environment.
  • Participates in scope selection and helps establish priorities for required changes and updates to technical documentation.
  • Formulates and recommends corrective action measures for technical documentation based on engineering, customer, and fleet inputs.
  • Gathers and organizes data for review with appropriate engineer(s) and customers in support of projects
  • Participates in discussions related to the identification of cause of or potential for problems/issues in the fleet based on technical documentation use and intent.
  • Participates in the planning for completion of multiple and concurrent updates to multiple documents.
  • Performs research and investigations in laboratory functions involving the testing, troubleshooting, and repairing  of devices, assemblies, subsystems, and systems.
  • Regularly communicates with various internal stakeholders and multiple customers
  • Subject matter expert (SME) in SSBN and/or SSGN Fire Control system(s) and developing working knowledge in other Fire Control-related systems.


  • Experienced Navy Missile Tech with significant "hands on" experience
  • In depth Mod 6 FC system knowledge
  • Proficient use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Proficient knowledge of other related disciplines
  • Proficient with requirements management & system modeling tools
  • Recognizes various architectural patterns
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficient written and verbal communications skills
  • Able to sell concepts and ideas
  • Ability to multi-task
  • 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
  • Proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
  • Proficient ability to clearly report 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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