• Surface Ship Advanced Systems Engineer

    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/5/2018 7:40 PM)
    ID
    2018-34278
    Job Location
    USA-MA-Pittsfield
    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 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

     

    CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
    Department of Defense Secret security clearance 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 Surafce Ship Advanced 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:

    • Participates 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 under supervision of the lead systems engineer
    • Supports technical design, planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements
    • Performs Participates customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (elements and components)
    • Participates in detailed technical analyses for a subsystem or system elements
    • May develop system documentation on both new and fielded systems
    • Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
    • Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle
    • Independently determines proposed approach to solutions
    • Contributes to the completion of major programs and projects
    • Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills
    • Assists in identifying, analyzing and resolves system design weaknesses
    • Contact with Deputy Program Managers Engineering (DPME) and other professionals within the Engineering department and with project teams across the company
    • Travel may be required
    • Keeps abreast of technology trends

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • 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
    • Creative thinker
    • 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
    • Familiarity with technical standards
    • Knowledge of systems engineering concepts and modeling tools, principles, and theories
    • Awareness of business objective and Engineering role
    • Knowledge of requirements management

    REQUIRED SKILLS:

    • Understanding of Microsoft Windows Desktop (Windows 7, 10) and Server (2008, 2016) technologies including experience with traditional software delivery and application installation processes and configurations
    • Experience integrating software on a common operating system

     

    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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