• Surface Ship Seaframe Control Systems Engineer

    Posted Date 5 days ago(1/13/2020 1:26 PM)
    ID
    2020-42284
    Job Location
    USA-MA-Pittsfield
    Required Clearance
    Secret
    Category
    Engineering-Systems
    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). Agile experience preferred.

    CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
    [Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred 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

    Help make the technologies, products and services that make a difference. That’s the opportunity that’s waiting for you at General Dynamics Mission Systems. We help our nation’s heroes keep our nation safe by creating solutions so advanced, they redefine innovation for the world. It’s an amazing challenge. And it’s waiting for you now.

    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.

    Working successfully within a team, the Surface Ship Seaframe Control Systems Engineer will participate in requirements analysis, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification) in the development and evaluation of networks and information systems.

    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
    • Opportunities to travel up to 20% including to various shipyards or offsite locations
    • Research and analyze data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE/BFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
    • Support the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle
    • Develop and evaluate systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specifications
    • Plans sub tasks for activities described above
    • Develop professional expertise, apply company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues
    • Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
    • Identify, analyze and resolve system design weaknesses
    • Receive instruction from immediate supervisor and lead
    • Contact with multiple work groups

    What you bring to the table:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required; Agile experience preferred
    • Clear understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles and theories
    • Familiarity with technical standards
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Awareness of business objectives and Engineering role in achieving

    What sets you apart:

    • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
    • Ability to quickly grasp and apply new information
    • Strong initiative and professionalism on projects with increasing complexity
    • Commitment to ongoing professional development
    • Builds productive internal/external working relationships
    • Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    • Experience with Seaframe Control Systems (Engineering Control, Machinery Control, Damage Control, etc.)
    • Experience with Internal and External Change Processes
    • Experience with Cable Block Diagrams, Wire Connection Lists, and other Drawing Types
    • Experience with Control Systems
    • Experience with Requiremetns Development and Management
    • Experience with Problem Reporting tracking
    • Experience with IBM Rational tools such as DOORS and Change
    • Strong technical writing skills, presentation skills, problem solving skills, and troubleshooting skills
    • High level familiarity with other shipboard systems such as Navigation, Aviation, Infrastructure, etc.

    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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