• Sr Systems Engineer

    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/14/2018 8:25 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI, obtainable within 24 months
    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 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience.



    Must be able to travel 20% of the time. Due to the nature of work performed at our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required. This position requires an active US Government Secret Clearance upon time of hire.


    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an exciting position in our sunny Orlando, Florida location. We are seeking an individual who will technically contribute to the Intelligence Electronic Warfare Tactical Proficiency Trainer (IEWTPT) contract. You will be a part of the development of next generation military C2 training environments using Modeling and Simulation. In this role as Lead Systems Engineer, you will:

    • Perform and lead activities in Constructive domain to include Interoperability requirements, designs and implementations, as required to support Intelligence Electronic Warfare Tactical Proficiency Trainer (IEWTPT)
    • Perform and lead technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements
    • Design and analyze systems, and equipment including computational, network and mechanical interfaces Conduct feasibility studies and test new and modified designs
    • Perform and lead customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (subsystem, elements and components)
    • Perform and lead detailed technical analyses for a system, subsystem or system elements to include: concept, requirements, design, fabrication, integration, test, acceptance, delivery, installation, training, operation, maintenance and disposal
    • Lead and Contribute to detailed technical analyses at the system of system (SOS) level
    • Synthesize solutions to meet customer expectations and technical performance while staying within schedule and cost constraints
    • Research and analyze data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
    • Effectively choose the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products
    • Exercise considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments
    • Lead and guide the successful completion of major programs and projects
    • Publish white papers; prepare presentations and briefings to customer and industry partners, as required
    • Attend technical interchange meetings, as required, to interface to other architecture working groups and customer representatives


    • Significant use, understanding and tailoring of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    • Frequently contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas
    • Major contributor to the achievement of business objectives
    • Significant proficiency with requirements management, system design & system modeling tools
    • Recognizes various architectural patterns, applies them appropriately, understands strengths/weaknesses within those architectures and develops architectural variations as necessary
    • Familiar with Enterprise Architecture Frameworks
    • Significant proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
    • Significant written and verbal communications skills
    • Creative thinker
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Significant skills in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    • Significant ability to clearly report information relevant to sound systems engineering design
    • Good understanding and ability to apply project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM), and Statistical Process Controls


    • Experience generating innovative approaches and solutions to complex issues
    • Must have good familiarity with various system components and how they work together as a system
    • Research and analysis on current technology and recommends tools for implementation within a project, department, or division
    • Experience in designing and implementing with 24/7 stability, performance, scalability, with monitoring and localization requirements in mind
    • Experience with field delivery, integration and test, and selloff is particularly important. Understands the needs and requirements of system operators and users, and uses this understanding to influence system design improvements.
    • Experience in process and process design with the ability to create or revises processes to improve product performance and process effectiveness.
    • Hands-On experience in all aspects of design, integration, testing, and simulation communication systems, US Army Training systems, test equipment and simulation systems
    • Technical experience in Life Cycle Development and management (from concept through disposal) including Software, Hardware, Logistics and Training products
    • Domain experience in the Modeling and Simulation domain in Live, Virtual and Constructive
    • Experience in Modeling &Simulation, and Army intel.
    • Proven experience in leading technical teams
    • Experience in Product Line Engineering and Product Lifecycle Management
    • Has the ability to distill disparate requests and desires into concise solutions that meets the needs of the various stakeholders in an effective manner
    • Has the ability to view the system and system processes from various stakeholders point of view without bias

    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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