• Entry Level Network Design Systems Engineer

    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/3/2019 5:49 PM)
    Job Location
    USA-MD-Aberdeen Proving Ground
    Required Clearance
    Employment Type
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Position requires a bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, IT, electrical engineering, computer engineering or a related technical field, or the equivalent experience.


    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 (GDMS) is seeking an Entry Level Network Design Systems Engineer to join our team. This is a great opportunity to use and grow your understanding of engineering concepts while learning new skills and collaborating with various personnel, as you support various areas of technologies ranging from computer network design, to wireless transmission design, to large system integration, to network management design.  This position will require rotation through Taunton, MA or Scottsdale, AZ prior to full time residence at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.


    As an Entry Level Network Design Systems Engineer you will have the opportunity to spend your time diving into specific assignments that have defined performance expectations and deadlines. You’ll get to network with new and experienced teammates, one of whom will be assigned as an advocate to provide behind-the-scenes info and answer questions. As part of the team you'll have a role in the systems engineering and design process: requirements analysis, design, development and integration, and internal reviews. You will have the opportunity to put your love of problem solving to work in a team environment.


    You'll gain even more experience as you:

    • Learn industry standards related to test activities, including transmission, networking, network management and Information Assurance
    • Build a foundation and grow your understanding of design and integration engineering concepts
    • Work in cross-disciplinary teams in a variety of fields
    • Participate in requirements analysis, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification)
    • Perform interface definition studies of system components and products under direct supervision
    • Support the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle


    • Understand communication protocols from the physical layer through session layer, specifically TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, and QoS policies used on these protocols
    • Understand network equipment including CISCO, Juniper, and Brocade
    • Virtual networking functions with VMWare

    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.  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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