• Lead Systems Engineer

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/8/2018 10:56 AM)
    ID
    2018-32270
    Job Location
    USA-MN-Bloomington
    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.

     

    CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

    A Department of Defense security clearance may be required. Applicants selected may 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 Lead Systems Engineer.  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.

     

    REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
    Lead Systems Engineers 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.

    • Leads requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of subsystem or system elements
    • Performs technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements
    • Performs customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (elements and components)
    • Performs detailed technical analyses for a subsystem or system elements
    • Participates in Modeling and Simulation
    • Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle
    • Provides leadership and/or direction to lower level employees
    • Designs a complete and complex framework, system or product
    • Frequent contact with external customers
    • Travel may be required
    • Contributes to the achievement of business objectives


    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

     

    The selected candidate must have:

    • DOORS experience
    • Successful systems team leadership experience
    • knowledge of Ethernet and networking

    Other desired qualities include:

    • Considerable knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    • Considerable knowledge of requirements management and system modeling tools
    • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
    • Considerable written and verbal communications skills
    • Considerably skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions


    PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

    • Agile
    • Systems engineering on DOD programs
    • Active Secret clearance

     

    PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES:

    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent

     

     

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    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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