• Senior Engineering Resource Manager

    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/4/2019 10:30 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in 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 to meet managerial expectations.


    Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. 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 Engineering Resource Manager.  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.


    Lead and manage the Marion design engineering team to execute on programs & projects

    Insure programs/projects are successfully executed in terms of cost, schedule, technical, risk and commitment

    Establishes operational objectives and work plans, and delegates assignments to subordinates
    Support senior management reviews objectives to determine success of operation
    Will be responsible for hire/fire decisions
    Works on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives
    Implements strategic policies when selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
    Establishes and assures adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements
    Regularly interacts with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions, and/or customers
    Exercises supervision in terms of costs, methods, and staffing
    In some instances this manager may have subordinate supervisors
    Has responsibility for managing people, including performance evaluations and merit recommendations
    Works with senior management to establish strategic plans and objectives
    Ensures that budgets, schedules and performance standards are set and attained
    Provides leadership in defining technology, tool and process strategy across a technical domain
    Guides the focus of all activities in a technical domain
    Overall responsibility for the engineering aspects of a technical domain, to include the acquisition of critical resources
    Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering efforts within areas of responsibility
    Oversees the selection, development and evaluation of personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function
    Ensures the appropriate handling of personnel issues within areas of responsibility including merit planning inputs, performance reviews and disciplinary actions
    Provides leadership and technical/managerial content for proposals with identification of cross business unit strengths and technical shortcomings
    Provides proposal teaming recommendation to shore up any shortcomings for optimum win probabilities
    Leads specific process improvement activities
    Determines and implements the organizational training needs in accordance with the requirements of the technical domain
    Has department level budget responsibilities
    Ensures that engineers are active in developing risk mitigation plans and managing risk profiles
    Ensures process compliance of all engineering activity in areas of responsibility Frequently interacts with subordinate managers, senior management, executives and major customers
    Regular contact with senior management in other divisions of the company
    Travel may be required
    Security clearance may be required
    May be responsible for multiple functions, locations, products or technical abilities
    Responsible for developing, modifying and executing company policies
    Drives a culture solid engineering practices and continuous improvement throughout the department

    •Demonstrated strong engineering leadership and management skills
    •Applies or develops highly advanced technologies, principles, theories and concepts
    •Demonstrated written and verbal communications skills
    •Demonstrated understanding and working knowledge of the proposal process
    •Ability to think creatively
    •Ability to multi-task
    •Demonstrated ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    •Demonstrated ability to understand and apply project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM)
    •Demonstrates and uses a depth of organizational knowledge that results in superior performance in delivery of products, services or proposals to customers or collaboration across functions
    •Expected to integrate highly complex activities within their discipline and across functional and program boundaries
    •Fully capable of managing work, setting objectives and meeting commitments, and is an excellent team player
    •Typically has demonstrated experience in this area of expertise
    •Requires the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance from, others in sensitive situations, without damage to the relationship
    •Recognized internally and externally as an expert in their field




    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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