The Chief Engineer requires a Bachelor's degree in Systems, Computer Science or related technical field or the equivalent and at least 15 years of related leadership experience. Applicants with a Master's degree and a minimum of 13 years of related leadership experience are also eligible.
Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire - active, transferable or able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance would be a benefit. 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 in our facility, U.S. citizenship is required.
A Relocation package may be available for this position.
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS), a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge solutions to our surface navy and shipyard customers.
GDMS has an immediate opening for a Chief Engineer in the Surface Systems Business Area to join our team who are based in Pittsfield MA, Fairlakes VA, Scottsdale AZ, and Mobile AL. Our employees work closely with our customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
The selected candidate will technically lead definition of strategies, solutions and plans. Our team works with the Navy and shipyard customers to design, build, and maintain surface combatant capability and also deliver leading edge EW and Cyber secure systems. As the Chief Engineer, you will lead the area technical strategies and captures, and be instrumental supporting the design and production activities needed to satisfy the interface, activation, and operational requirements of the engineering and combat systems. GDMS partners with the Navy and industry to meet the affordability, schedule, crew workload, and sustainment objectives.
In addition to receiving a competitive salary, flexible work environment, generous health and personal benefits, the successful candidate will enhance the skill set of a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues.
Duties will include but are not limited to:
PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:
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!
ABOUT GDMS PITTSFIELD, MA
Come work for General Dynamics Mission Systems in beautiful Berkshire County, located on the western edge of Massachusetts. The Berkshires are very family friendly with excellent schools. The housing market is very affordable compared to surrounding larger cities. General Dynamics provides exceptional salaries compared to other employers in Berkshire County which provides a comfortable lifestyle for you and your family.
The surrounding area is a cultural center for arts and theater, including established venues such as Tanglewood, Mass Museum of Contemporary Arts, The Clark and the Norman Rockwell Museum, to name a few. Berkshire County is also an outdoors’ person’s dream location, with multiple lakes, nearby ski locations, golf courses and even the Appalachian Trail. Being part of New England, western Massachusetts also boasts four distinct and enjoyable seasons, from the comfortable summer months to the colorful fall and pristine winters.
As a small city with surrounding rural towns, Pittsfield has a reasonable cost of living and relaxing short commutes without giving up modern life amenities. We are centrally located in the northeast, providing easy access to all of the attractions New England can offer, such as Boston and New York City which are both less than a 3 hour drive away.
The Berkshire are Calling!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran