• Strategic Weapons Fire Control Advanced Systems Engineer Cape Canaveral

    Posted Date 5 days ago(1/13/2020 9:19 AM)
    Job Location
    USA-FL-Cape Canaveral
    Required 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 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.


    Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected for the Systems Engineer position 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 Strategic Weapons Fire Control Advanced Systems Engineer Cape Canaveral.  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.




    What you will do:


    • Contribute to the completion of major programs and projects
    • Demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
    • Perform installation and test documentation reviews
    • Frequent contact with external customers
    • Independently determine approach to solutions
    • Contact with Deputy Program Managers Engineering (DPME) and other professionals within the Engineering department and with project teams across the program
    • Perform requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of subsystem or system elements
    • Regular contact with senior levels of internal work groups
    • Travel < 20%


    What will you bring to the table:


    • Ability to implement Alterations, Installation ODs, Field Change Orders (FCOs), etc.
    • Define processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility
    • Creative thinking and ideation
    • Implement test and diagnostic procedures
    • Implement installation of Fire Control equipment
    • Considerable written and oral communication skills
    • Performs technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements
    • Ability to propose ideas, solicit input, and provide optimized solutions
    • Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills
    • Ability to think creatively
    • Requirements Management & system modeling tools
    • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
    • Designs a complete and complex framework, system or product
    • Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses
    • Provide resolution to a diverse range of complex problems
    • Ability to Perform detailed technical analyses for a subsystem or system elements
    • Considerable knowledge in Microsoft Office applications

    What sets you apart:

    • Execute V&V and document system verification through the engineering development life-cycle
    • Familiarization SSBN-R
    • Installation Experience
    • Ability to interact with cross-contractor/government teams creating and maintaining an Integrated Master Schedule
    • Strong mechanical/electrical aptitude
    • Proficient use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    • Ability to provide system accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features (e.g., identification, authentication, access control, labeling, and auditing) of the system are considered and function properly
    • Ability to provide resolution to a diverse range of complex problems
    • Understand how your insights and lessons learned impact future Program installation, test and delivery efforts

    • Independently determine approach to solutions
    • Ability to provide leadership to lower level employees
    • Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings and interfaces.
    • Working Knowledge of Ground / Power Troubleshooting Techniques
    • Understanding of Configuration Management
    • Strong database development and/or understanding
    • Considerable knowledge in use and understanding of test engineering concepts, principals and theories
    • Ability to communicate issues and alternatives clearly
    • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Provides resolution to a diverse range of complex problems
    • Independently determines approach to solutions


    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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