• Advanced Mechanical Engineer

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/8/2019 3:20 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Mechanical 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.


    Department of Defense security clearance is not at time of hire but obtainable after 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

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for Ground Systems line of business integrates large-scale, resilient, mission critical networks, command and control systems, and training and simulation capabilities for military customers worldwide.  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.


    Performs design and development in such areas as mechanical, thermal, hydraulic, thermodynamic, or heat transfer for production, transmission, measurement, and use of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines and/or machines
    Leads development of strategic tasks or small to mid-size projects by applying engineering and organizational knowledge and expertise to achieve technical goals
    Provides technical input to Project or Engineering Management in linking project-related strategy to achieve business goals
    Monitors the project from initiation through delivery including planning and directing schedules and monitoring budget/spending
    Understands and interprets the technical, organizational and process aspects of the task assigned and can relate them to the technical needs of the overall project or organization
    Plans and executes small to mid-size projects or task elements within larger projects, organizations, or for groups of projects
    Responsible for the completion of assigned engineering tasks or mid-size projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines
    Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering tasks or small projects within area of assigned responsibility
    Actively uncovers technical and organizational risks and ensures they are included in risk mitigation plans
    Participates in development of program strategies and teaming strategies as they relate to the assigned project
    Participates in the development of executable project plans on proposals
    Mentors lower labor grades in mechanical principles and project performance
    Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills
    Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
    Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors
    Carries out other tasks, not listed, assigned by supervisor
    Travel may be required
    Security clearance may be required

    Highly proficient and able to perform all responsibilities associated with the position
    Grasps and applies new information quickly
    Highly proficient ability to handle more complex assignments
    Must be highly proficient with solid modeling CAD tools to create mechanical models and accompanying drawings
    Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
    Highly proficient with technical standards, manufacturing/fabrication methods, government/industry standards
    Prefer highly proficient knowledge of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tools
    Demonstrates high proficiency in writing technical papers and proposals
    Demonstrates history of leading an engineering project and team

    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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