• Engineering Technical Manager

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/6/2018 11:50 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Top Secret
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's of Science or Technology degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.


    Department of Defense Top 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 an Engineering Technical Manager to work on the Nuclear Weapons Security program in Bangor, WA. 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.



    • Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning and project team
    • Reviews status of projects and budgets, manages schedules, and prepares status reports
    • Assesses project issues and develops resolutions with our Engineering team to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives
    • Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, clients and other stakeholders
    • Leads development of strategic projects or large tasks by applying engineering and organizational knowledge and expertise to achieve technical goals
    • Provides technical input to Engineering Management in linking project IP strategy to business roadmaps
    • Understands and interprets the technical, organizational and process aspects of the project. Plans and executes small to moderate sized projects or groups of projects
    • Responsible for the completion of assigned engineering projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines
    • Leads a group of engineers and technicians as assigned
    • Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering project within area of assigned responsibility
    • Participates in development of program strategies and teaming strategies on a single project
    • Participates in the development of executable project plans on proposals
    • Participates in the proposal process developing clear technical, cost and schedule artifacts
    • Participates in continuous process improvement efforts
    • Actively identifies technical and organizational risks and ensures they develop risk mitigation plans
    • Communicates regularly with project customer, supplier(s), project team, and internal management
    • Deals regularly with support functions outside project within the division
    • Regular contact with section manager and some contact with upper level division management
    • Travel may be required (<10%)
    • Top Security clearance is required
    • Works without appreciable direction
    • Provides resolution to problems to a diverse range of complex problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativity
    • Understands and interprets the technical, organizational and process aspects of the NWS program
    • Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals
    • Provides guidance to subordinates within the latitude of established company policies
    • Recommends changes to contractor management systems manual and establishes procedures that affect immediate organization(s)
    • Expected to manage work, set objectives and meet commitments for self and others
    • Delegates assignments to others for developing solutions


    • Skilled at executing complex tasks
    • Bridges communication across a small team
    • Strong ability to bridge communication across a team
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills
    • Effectively encourages trades across technical, contract and program domains of project
    • Strong ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    • Strong motivational skills
    • Self-directed/ self-starting ability
    • Strong ability to lead, mentor, and motivate experienced technical staff
    • Strong ability to engage in continuous learning
    • Strong ability to communicate with managers and teammates
    • Works collaboratively with resources external to the functional or program team
    • Responsible for establishing and achieving operational objectives for a moderately complex function, program or program scope
    • Expected to integrate complex activities
    • Strong proficiency at all responsibilities associated with the position
    • Strong ability to recruit, manage and retain people
    • Strong experience in nuclear weapon security area
    • Distinguishing features can include: Functional: Oversight of a function with moderate size, complexity or impact
    • Demonstrates consistently high ratings on People Commitments


    Bachelor's of Science or Technology degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum 8 years of relevant nuclear weapons security experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant nuclear weapons security experience to meet managerial expectations

    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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