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Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Bachelor's or Master'sdegree in Systems, Electrical, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering or Mechanical Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required and at least zero to three years of related work experience. Agile experience preferred.

Candidates must be able to obtain a Department of Defense Secret security clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date 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 thenature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an opening to join the Engineering Leadership Program (ELP) inPittsfield, Massachusetts (Class of 2021).The position provides an opportunity to develop the leading technology that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. You will work with collaborative teams to create and manage various General Dynamics Mission Systems and client technologies. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Engineering Leadership ProgramEngineer (ELP) will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues.You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.

The Engineering Leadership Program (ELP)strives to develop technical and business leaders in an accelerated learning environment. You will be given technical leadership development opportunities and skills training, rotational work assignments, team interface and interaction and exposure to Senior and Executive Management. Participants complete rotational assignments in a variety of engineering organizations over a3 year period. This opportunity is created to provide challenging and enriching work assignments, an opportunity to gain familiarity with General Dynamics Mission Systems practices across the business, and a chance to explore individual interests.

This program is open to candidates with either a Bachelor's or Master's in a technical engineering field and/or sciencewith strong evidence of academicachievement and leadership potential. You are afforded the opportunity to pursue an advanced technical degree with prepaid tuition.

Key Responsibilities

  • Engineering Leadership ProgramEngineers (ELP)analyze, design, develop and test General DynamicsMission Systems systems to ensure theintegration of software, hardware, reliability, maintainability, safety and other requirements in the total engineering effort.
  • Additional responsibilities include formulating operational concepts; performing mission, functional, cost-benefit and riskanalysis; selecting systems architecture; and preparing specifications for General DynamicsMission Systemsoperating systems to ensure designs meet applicable security specifications.
  • These individuals will document security on both new and fielded information systems or provide accreditation/certification evaluation and test support toensure all technical security features are considered and functioning properly.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Exercise creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance
  • Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers changing business needs
  • Support and engage in programs, projects and practices behind the General DynamicsMission Systems culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and procedures
  • Follow industry and department trends and developments to ensure General Dynamics Mission Systems services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must demonstrate passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of various engineering systems and theability to further advance General DynamicsMission Systems technology.

Preferred Skills:

  • Demonstrated Leadership
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Strong Technical Skills
  • High Motivation
  • GPA 3.0 or above

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/Veteran


Come 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!

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