• Advanced Systems Engineer

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(8/20/2019 11:44 AM)
    ID
    2019-39849
    Job Location
    USA-VA-Fairfax
    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

    Imagine being part of the team that develops the technologies, products and services that help our nation’s heroes keep our nation safe. The work is important. The challenges are career-defining. The opportunity is waiting for you at GDMS.

     

    The Systems Engineer will support the RF design, development, requirements validation and execution of the Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) program. The engineer will work directly with program architects on a large geographically separated team, participating in all aspects of the development lifecycle. 

     

    Additional Responsibilities

    • Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers changing business needs.
    • Lead program/project efforts by directing and monitoring task completion.
    • Effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, highly complex technical concepts.
    • Exercise creative thinking to advance our business performance.
    • Mentor midlevel and junior staff.
    • Performing mission, functional, cost-benefit and risk analysis; making recommendations on systems architectures.
    • Documents security on new and fielded systems and provide accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features are considered and functioning properly.

     

    What you will experience:

    • Technologies that aren’t just top-notch, they’re often super-secret.
    • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next.
    • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it’s discovered.
    • Ability to work with a fun and diverse group of colleagues.

     

    What you bring to the table:

    • A Systems, Electrical, Computer, or Mechanical Engineering degree plus minimum 5-10 years of systems engineering experience.  Applicants with a Master's degree are also eligible.
    • Desire to learn and push the envelope, willingness to take on strong challenges.
    • A passion for innovation, along with a sophisticated understanding of various engineering systems and the ability to further advance General Dynamics Mission Systems technology
    • Solid knowledge of requirements management and system modeling tools (MATLAB)
    • looking for 5+ years performing RF/Radar systems engineering for a large DoD component contract with multiple subcontracts, experience with US Navy programs preferred

     

    What sets you apart:

    • Excellent communication skills
    • An existing Department of Defense SECRET security clearance
    • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
    • Ability to quickly grasp and apply new information
    • Can effectively handle complex assignments

     

    What you will receive:

    • Competitive compensation and generous benefits package
    • Work-life balance
    • Flexible work schedules (9/80)
    • GREAT managers and diverse workforce
    • Ongoing professional and personal development

     

     









    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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