• Senior Systems Engineer

    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    ID
    2018-31680
    Job Location
    USA-NJ-Florham Park
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI, obtainable with Polygraph within 24 months
    Category
    Engineering-Systems
    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 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

     

    Required experience includes:

    • Ability to write/outline component, or subsystem, requirements to enable system functions
    • Ability to interact with vendors
    • Ability to read/write component specs

    Candidates must be able to obtain a TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance. Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance with a Polygraph 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

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to develop the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to create and manage various General Dynamics Mission Systems and client technologies. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Senior Systems Engineer will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.

     

    Key Responsibilities
    The  Senior Systems Engineer will lead, analyze, design, develop and test General Dynamics Mission Systems systems to ensure the integration of software, hardware, reliability, maintainability, safety and other requirements in the total engineering effort. Additional responsibilities include formulating operational concepts; performing mission, functional, cost-benefit and risk analysis; selecting systems architecture; and preparing specifications for General Dynamics Mission Systems' operating systems to ensure designs meet applicable security specifications. This person may also be asked to document security on both new and fielded information systems or provide accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features are considered and functioning properly.

     

    Skills in one or multiple systems engineering areas as listed below would be preferable:

    • Requirements Development
    • Requirements Allocation
    • Requirements Synthesis
    • Concept Development
    • COTS Integration
    • System Performance Analysis
    • Systems Analysis
    • Integration and Testing
    • Test Planning
    • Test Execution
    • Test Report Generation
    • System Verification and Validation
    • Ability to communicate well (exceptional verbal and writing skills)
    • Strong communication and presentation skills
    • 100% Compliance Mindset

    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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