• Engineering Technical Supervisor

    Posted Date 4 days ago(12/3/2019 9:11 AM)
    ID
    2019-41760
    Job Location
    USA-VA-Fairfax
    Required Clearance
    Secret
    Category
    Engineering-Other
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's of Science or Technology degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.

     

    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

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Engineering Technical Supervisor.  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:

    • Manages a team of software or systems engineers; while also holding a technical role within the organization
    • Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering tasks or small projects within area of assigned responsibility
    • Will oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management
    • Will reviews status of projects and budgets, manages schedules, and prepares status reports
    • Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives
    • Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, clients and other stakeholders
    • Leads development of strategic tasks or small projects by applying engineering and organizational knowledge and expertise to achieve technical goals
    • Provides technical input to Project or Engineering Management in linking task-related strategy to achieve business goals
    • Understands and interprets the technical, organizational and process aspects of the task assigned and can relate them to the technical needs of the overall large project or organization
    • Plans and executes small projects or task elements within larger projects, organizations, or for groups of projects
    • Responsible for the completion of assigned engineering tasks or small projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines
    • 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 task Participates in the development of executable project plans on proposals
    • Provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employees
    • Regular contact with project manager, section manager and program manager; occasional contact with Business Developmen
    • Travel may be required

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    •Proficient understanding of project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM), and Statistical Process Controls
    •Demonstrates self-directed/ self-starting ability and can lead experienced engineers and technicians
    •Skilled at executing complex tasks
    •Proficient knowledge of other related disciplines
    •Communicates well with managers and teammates
    •Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
    •Proficient written and verbal communications skills
    •Ability to think creatively
    •Ability to multi-task
    •Proficient motivational skills



    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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