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Program Engineering Support

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Job Description:

Basic Qualifications : Bachelors of Science degree or Technology degree, a related specialized area or field is required, plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: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: Put your engineering talent to the ultimate test. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we create the technologies, products and services that help our service members, intelligence analysts and first responders keep our nation safe. The work we do is so advanced our teams often redefine whats possible for the world. If you want to be a leader with the company that delivers smart solutions for our nations challenges, this is your opportunity. 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 and everything in between. In our highly collaborative and global environment, youll analyze the effects of projects upon various areas such as Engineering, Facilities, and the labor pool to determine the most practical and cost-efficient methods to obtain the required resources and participate in the tactical planning for completion of identified project segment. Essentially, youll perform research and engineering laboratory functions involving the layout, building, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing devices, assemblies, subsystems, and systems as well as perform technical activities which impact the proposal, system level design, detail design and manufacture of advanced electronics systems.REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:Program Planning Integrated Product Team LeaderLeads and supports proposal efforts on an ad hoc basisAnalyzes effects of projects upon various areas such as Engineering, Facilities, and the labor pool to determine the most practical and cost-efficient methods to obtain the required resourcesDetermines, monitors, and reviews costs, operational budgets and schedules, and manpower requirementsEstablishes work methodology and sequence to gather and organize data for review with appropriate engineer(s) in support of projectMaintains records, compiles reports, graphs, charts, and related data in support of projectsRegular communication with internal customers and external vendorsResolves proposal preparation problems and assesses the progress against established plans and parametersUtilizes defined resources to meet project requirementsCreative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skillsDemonstrate a highly proficient degree of skill and innovation in resolving issues within defined area of responsibilityDemonstrates highly proficient judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutionsDevelops solutions to a variety of complex problemsErroneous decisions or failure to achieve objectives would normally have a serious effect upon the administration of the organizationExerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organizationGrasps and applies new information quicklyHandles more complex assignmentsProficient and able to perform all responsibilities associated with the positionMay provide work direction to other employeesNetworks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertiseNormally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignmentsPlans schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectivesResolves a wide range of issues in creative waysShows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment, and professionally executes projects with little directionUtilizes influence skills to obtain resources commitment and supportWorks on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factorsCoordinates planning and preparation of high-level customer meeting reviews and dry runs.KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applicationsAbility to perform labor estimates (Estimates To Complete, Rough order Of Magnitude, Firm Proposals)Highly proficient written and verbal communications skillsAbility to multi-task while juggling multiple priorities at onceFully proficient ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and effectively handle complex assignmentsShows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little directionFully proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions 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 12,000+ 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/VeteranTo learn more about the General Dynamics Mission Systems Pittsfield facility, click HERE.ABOUT GENERAL DYNAMICS IN PITTSFIELD, MACome work for General Dynamics Mission Systems in beautiful Berkshire County, located on the western edge of Massachusetts. The Berkshires are very family friendly with excellent schools. The housing market is very affordable compared to surrounding larger cities. General Dynamics provides exceptional salaries in Berkshire County which provides a comfortable lifestyle for you and your family.The surrounding area is a cultural center for arts and theater, including established venues such as Tanglewood, Mass Museum of Contemporary Arts, The Clark Art Institute and the Norman Rockwell Museum, to name a few. Berkshire County is also a recreation hub with mountains for hiking or mountain biking, multiple lakes, ski areas, golf courses and even the Appalachian Trail. Being part of New England, western Massachusetts also boasts four distinct and enjoyable seasons, from the comfortable summer months to the colorful fall and pristine winters.As a small city with surrounding rural towns, Pittsfield has a reasonable cost of living and relaxing short commutes without giving up modern life amenities. We are centrally located in the northeast, providing easy access to all of the attractions New England can offer. Boston and New York City are both less than a 3-hour drive away.The Berkshires are Calling!https://datausa.io/profile/geo/berkshire-county-ma/Pittsfield, MA Job Opportunities: www.gdmissionsystems.com/pittsfieldmaBerkshire County, MA Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yITiXjxcm88

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