• Engineering Support Specialist

    Posted Date 3 months ago(6/28/2019 11:08 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's of Science degree or Technology degree, 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.


    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 Engineering Support Specialist.  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.



    • Must have:  Experience inspecting cross-sections of coupons for Printed Wiring Boards using metallurgical scope with magnifications up to 200X
    • Must have:  Experience designing or manufacturing or inspecting Printed Wiring Boards
    • Must have:  Familiarity with MIL-PRF-31032, IPC-A-600
    • Dispositions non-conforming materials 
    • Designs, implements, and maintains quality assurance protocols and methods for processing materials into partially finished or finished products
    • Designs methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and accuracy of production processes, production equipment and finished products
    • Performs analysis of reports and production data to identify trends and recommend updates or changes to quality standards and procedures when necessary
    • Reviews Documents/Drawings/Instructions for conformance to requirements
    • Compares defects against standards and recommends dispositions, and verifies implementation of rework 
    • Collects, organizes and analyzes project data, generates and/or reviews metrics 
    • Performs audits, assigns corrective action, and verifies implementation
    • Participates in project reviews and meetings including technical design reviews, technical peer reviews 
    • Verifies compliance to defined requirements
    • Witnesses, performs and or monitors test activities
    • Receives instructions from immediate supervisor
    • Contact with multiple work groups
    • Works under general supervision
    • Interfaces with various engineering disciplines, manufacturing, program management, and other quality personnel
    • Some contact with project leaders and other professionals within the Engineering, Manufacturing, and Quality departments
    • Works as an individual technical contributor on one or multiple project 
    • Participates as an active member of the project team
    • Interfaces with customer representatives
    • Provides resolution to problems of moderate scope
    • Travel may be required up to 15 % of time


    • Solid knowledge of engineering (i.e., software, electrical, systems, etc) methodologies, tools, and standards 
    • Solid knowledge of ISO 9001:2015, CMMI, ISO 14001ASME, ANSI, EIA, etc. 
    • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
    • Solid written and verbal communications skills
    • Ability to think creatively
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Solid skills in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    • Solid ability to clearly recognize and report relevant to sound quality engineering practices
    • Solid knowledge of interpretation of drawings
    • Solid skills in reviewing documents/drawings/instructions for conformance to requirements techniques
    • Solid skills in reporting quality activities, findings, and issues both in writing and verbally
    • Solid interpersonal skills
    • Solid knowledge of use of relevant inspection/measurement tools and techniques
    • Solid computer skills, both desktop software and required factory or engineering tools


    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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