• Senior System Engineer

    Posted Date 1 week ago(9/9/2019 11:20 AM)
    ID
    2019-40168
    Job Location
    USA-MD-Ft Meade
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI
    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 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Seven (7) years' experience as a System Engineer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required.
    • Bachelor's degree in System Engineering,or other Engineering degree, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
    • Five (5) years of additional System Engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
    • Within the last 5 years, have had 3 years experience with C++
    • Experience with Python
    • SIGINT experience
    • Experience developing in a Linux environment
    • Experience building, maintaining, and monitoring workflows
    • Experience with ticketing systems (JIRA)
    • Experience with software testing
    • Experience developing software and system documentation

     

    Clearance Requirements:


    Department of Defense TS/SCI with Polygraph 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.

     

    Overview:

     

    We are seeking energetic, motivated system engineers to join our team!  If you would love to provide software development, test support, system administration and program management support, and want to contribute to an exciting mission, then come and join our team! 

     

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Systems Engineer.  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:

    • Manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the delivery of production systems that are compatible with the defined system architecture(s) — Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF), Service-oriented Architecture (SOA), etc.
    • Contribute to the development of sections of systems engineering documentation such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements specifications, and Interface Control Documents
    • Assist with the development of system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components
    • Coordinate the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination
    • Participate in an Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities based upon evaluation of all necessary development and operational considerations
    • Allocate real-time process budgets and error budgets to systems and subsystem components
    • Generate alternative system concepts, physical architectures, and design solutions
    • Define the methods, processes, and evaluation criteria by which the systems, subsystems and work products are verified against their requirements in a written plan
    • Develop system design solution that satisfies the system requirements and fulfills the functional analysis
    • Review and provide input to program and contract work breakdown structure (WBS), work packages and the integrated master plan (IMP)
    • Participate in the development of system engineering documentation, such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements Specifications, and Interface Control Documents
    • Participate in interface defmition, design, and changes to the configuration between affected groups and individuals throughout the life cycle
    • Derive from the system requirements an understanding of stakeholder needs, functions that may be logically inferred and implied as essential to system effectiveness
    • Derive lower-level requirements from higher-level allocated requirements that describe in detail the functions that a system component must fulfill, and ensure these requirements are complete, correct, unique, unambiguous, realizable, and verifiable
    • Participate in establishing and gaining approval of the definition of a system or component under development (requirements, designs, interfaces, test procedures, etc.) that provides a common reference point for hardware and software developers

     

    Desired Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

    • Understanding of traditional software development tasks (SCRUM/AGILE/PMP)
    • Within the last 5 years, have had 3 years experience with C++
    • Experience with Python
    • SIGINT experience
    • Experience developing in a Linux environment
    • Experience building, maintaining, and monitoring workflows
    • Experience with software testing
    • Experience developing software and system documentation
    • Experience with Jira, Confluence, MS Office, MS Project
    • Team player/strong communication skills to build relationships

     

    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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