• Hardware/Systems Senior Architect - Avionics Computers*

    Posted Date 3 months ago(6/21/2019 7:50 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Secret, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements
    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 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.



    A Department of Defense Secret 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

    A Relocation package may be available for this position.


    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Hardware/Systems senior architect.  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.


    Successful candidates will have hardware systems architecture experience as well as an electronic module design and/or FPGA design background.


    Candidates must have in-depth technical knowledge in three or more of the following areas:

    • Interface Technology:
      • 10GigE
      • PCIe
      • Fibre Channel
      • 1553
      • Display IO (DVI/Display Port/HDMI/ARICN 818/etc.)
    • Processor Technology:
      • X86 (Xeon, i7)
      • PPC
      • ARM
    • FPGA:
      • Altera
      • Xilinx
      • Microsemi
    • Avionics Design
      • System design for a rugged environment
      • Requirements creation/allocation experience
    • Works independently as well as in a cross-functional team environment
    • Communication skills: ability to communicate with quality, integrity and respect in a way that inspires others and encourages innovation and possibilities; ability to receive messages by telephone, in person, electronically and in writing; ask questions and rephrase statements to clarify meaning; ability to read, interpret and comprehend complex and verbal instructions; communicate across organizational levels; proficient English reading level to understand technical terminology used within the organization
    • Time Management & Organizational skills: flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments; ability to manage multiple projects and tasks; ability to maintain confidentiality
    • Excellence Behaviors: remain engaged, proactive and positive even in tough circumstances; own assignments and be fully accountable for their success; align actions, behaviors and conversations to what matters most; bring out the best in others and recognize the value in every person’s contributions; ability to work independently being proactive to resolve work issues or notify supervisor of resources needed; ability to coordinate with other employees and as part of a team.

    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.  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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