• Senior Systems Engineer for TACDS

    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/9/2019 11:29 AM)
    ID
    2019-40821
    Job Location
    USA-AZ-Scottsdale
    Required Clearance
    Secret, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements
    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 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

     


    CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
    Candidates must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance. 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

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

    • Leads requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, for a tactical Cross Domain product.
    • Supports systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of system, subsystem or system elements with little or no supervision
    • Leads technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements
    • Leads customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (subsystem, elements and components)
    • May provide system accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features (e.g., identification, authentication, access control, labeling, and auditing) of the system are considered, designed and function properly per the Risk Management Framework (RMF).
    • Develop system security documentation and Assessment and Authorization Artifacts on both new and fielded information systems
    • Synthesizes solutions to meet customer expectations and technical performance while staying within schedule and cost constraints
    • Leads small technical proposals and contributes to medium sized proposals
    • Works on advanced architectures that may result in new business for the company
    • Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills
    • Defines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility
    • Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
    • Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses
    • Active Security clearance desired or ability to obtain a SECRET clearance in a reasonable amount of time required
    • Travel may be required

     

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Significant use, understanding and tailoring of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    • Frequently contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas
    • Major contributor to the achievement of business objectives
    • Significant proficiency with requirements management, system design & system modeling tools
    • Recognizes various architectural patterns, applies them appropriately, understands strengths/weaknesses within those architectures and develops architectural variations as necessary
    • Significant written and verbal communications skills
    • Significant skills in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    • Significant ability to clearly report information relevant to sound systems engineering design
    • Understanding/familiarity of Cross Domain products/concepts, network security principles, and standard messaging formats for military applications (VMF, XML, KLV-FMV, Binary, etc.)
    • Familiarity with Cyber Raise-The-Bar enhanced security requirements desired.


    PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.

    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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