• Senior Advanced Systems Engineer

    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/11/2019 5:03 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    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.

    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

    Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you’ll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.

    We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers’ missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between.

    As a Senior Advanced Systems Engineer supporting Landsat Operations, your efforts will help the team prepare the Landsat Multi-mission Operations Center (LMOC) and flight operations products for the launch of Landsat 9 and transition of Landsat 8 into the LMOC. These efforts cover the full systems engineering lifecycle starting with ground system design development, mission readiness prep and testing, and launch operations.


    When supporting ground system design and development, some of the activities you may support include requirements definition and analysis, requirements management, interface development, ground subsystem integration, test procedure development and execution, requirement verification, and build release support.


    When supporting mission readiness some of the activities you may support include flight procedure design, development, and testing, mission readiness testing with the flight observatory, mission simulations, simulator setup and operations, test procedure development, test execution against simulators and flight hardware.


    When supporting launch and commissioning operations some of the activities you may support include spacecraft commissioning timeline execution, spacecraft command and control exercises, telemetry monitoring and analysis, and anomaly detection and resolution.

    What you’ll experience:

    • Technologies that aren’t just top-notch, they’re often top-secret
    • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next
    • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it’s discovered
    • What you bring to the table:
    • A Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree; Agile experience preferred
    • Solid knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles and theories
    • Solid knowledge of requirements management and system modeling tools
    • Spacecraft Engineering and Operations knowledge
    • Familiarity with technical standards
    • What sets you apart:
    • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
    • Ability to quickly grasp and apply new information
    • Effectively handle complex assignments
    • Ability to clearly recognize and report relevant to sound systems engineering design

    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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