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Senior Advanced Systems Safety Engineer*

Company: General Dynamics
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities for this Position

Senior Advanced Systems Safety Engineer*

Job ID: 2021-48672

USA-MA-Pittsfield

Required Clearance: Secret

Posted Date: 5/6/2021

Category: Engineering-Safety

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.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required wihtin 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

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.

As a Senior Advanced Systems Safety Engineer, you'll contribute to the system modeling and simulation activities, relevant to the safety engineering process, as you participate in requirements analysis and management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification). It's your chance to step up to the challenge and prove you're ready to lead the world.

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 and a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience; Digital Engineering and Agile experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles and theories
  • Strong proficiency with requirements management & system modeling tools
  • Specific experience with safety concepts, identification of potential hazards and associated mishaps, development of mitigation strategies, and supporting analyses to assess residual safety risk
  • Experience interfacing and working with a Principle For Safety (PFS) and applicable weapon safety review boards

What sets you apart:

  • Exceptional communication skills with the capacity to get buy-in on concepts and ideas
  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Aptitude to quickly grasp and apply new information
  • Effectively leads teams to the successful completion of major programs and projects
  • Ability to interact with project teams, managers and end users

Preferred Qualifications

Systems engineer with experience in interpreting system safety requirements in the design and development of weapon control systems. Ability to evaluate operational, personnel, hardware, nuclear, firmware, software, training, user interfaces, and ordnance safety against system level requirements. Ability to review design details to identify mishap risks and proper mitigation. Knowledge of Navy Safety Standards and MIL-STD-882E processes encouraged. Knowledge of system requirements tools (e.g., DOORS) and system safety/fault tree analysis methods recommended. Experience in conducting safety analyses (e.g., PHA, SHA, SR/CA, O&SHA, and SAR) is strongly desired. Creating and providing safety presentations to the Weapon System Explosive Safety Review Board (WSESRB) is a positive discriminator.

Experience with integrating safety process into the Digital Engineering environment, to include Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and Agile methodologies, employing tools and applications such as MagicDraw, Confluence and Jira, is highly desirable.

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!

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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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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