• Advanced Systems Engineer - Nuclear Safety

    Posted Date 2 months ago(7/19/2019 1:03 PM)
    ID
    2019-39137
    Job Location
    USA-MA-Pittsfield
    Required Clearance
    Secret
    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 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

    A Relocation package may be available for this position.

     

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Advanced Systems Engineer - Nuclear Safety.

     

    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:

     

    • Performs systems safety analyses and risk assessments for systems and subsystems that are part of the weapon control systems for ballistic missile submarines. 
    • This systems engineer will be expected to develop an understanding of a complex computer electronics system, develop and update fault trees and associated documentation.
    • Will work with a lead safety systems engineer to support multiple development programs.
    • Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle.
    • May provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employees.
    • Plans and executes project tasks for activities described above, has regular contact with management and senior engineers, and can work under limited direction.
    • Occasional travel may be required (<10%)

     

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

     

    • Proficient use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    • Proficient knowledge of other related disciplines
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
    • Proficient written and verbal communications skills
    • Ability to work with a large, multi-discipline team.
    • Proficient ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and effectively handle complex assignments 
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
    • Proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions



    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!
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    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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