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Lead Supervisor - LCS DIF

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

Job Description:

Responsibilities for this Position

Lead Supervisor - LCS DIF

Job ID: 2021-48945


Required Clearance: Secret

Posted Date: 5/27/2021

Category: Engineering-Other

Employment Type: Full Time

Hiring Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's 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.


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 what's possible for the world. If you want to be a leader with the company that delivers smart solutions for our nation's challenges, this is your opportunity.

In our highly collaborative and global environment, you'll 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, you'll 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.

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 of Science or Technology degree, a related specialized area or field (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
  • Subject matter expert (SME) in one discipline/field and developing working knowledge in adjacent disciplines/fields
  • Proficient understanding and application of engineering principles, concepts, practices, and standards

What sets you apart:

  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success

Working successfully within the LCS team, the LCS DIF Lab Lead will execute the program lab related milestones, integration and test preparation, customer involved events, verification of system assets throughout the engineering development lifecycle. This will entail assisting in the following areas:

  • Evaluation and generation of system configuration products by applying the appropriate standards, processes, procedures and tools
  • Development and implementation of lab policies and procedures
  • Development of lab utilization based on program schedule
  • Ensure compliance to security, EHS and QA requirements
  • Assisting on the tracking of material movement into and out of the labs
  • Support updates and assessments as needed for continued RMF compliance to include review security controls and STIG applications.
  • Willingness to assume technical challenges that are new to the business and work with engineering for planning and support from SMEs as needed.

Representative Duties and Tasks:

  • Assume responsibility as Team Lead for LCS Labs
  • Supervision of Lab facility to ensure compliance with policies and procedures associated with lab operations, Quality Assurance, EHS, Configuration Management, Security and material procurement.
  • Maintain inventory status of all government furnished and GDMS owned equipment to include periodic inventory inspections.
  • Provide oversight to support and monitor CM maintained ETS software build configuration.
  • Develop and implement periodic maintenance plans for lab equipment.
  • Perform periodic maintenance and repair of lab computer systems and equipment.
  • Provide support (as needed) for troubleshooting and root cause failure diagnostics on lab equipment.
  • Perform Information System Security Officer functions for Closed Areas and the Information Systems contained therein. As such, ensure the implementation of RMF security controls and requirements.
  • Support QA, CM and Defense Security Systems audits of annual internal General Dynamics Mission Systems and internal and Federal DSS Audits of classified systems.
  • Security Plan maintenance as required to maintain and update existing classified and unclassified system security plans. Work with GDMS ISSM for creation and implementation of new system security plans as needed.
  • Maintain all classified and unclassified systems as required for compliance with NISPOM, DAAPM & DFARS requirements.
  • Work closely with Senior DPME, Program Management and government points of contact to support success of special projects and equipment installations and system testing.
  • Work closely with Facilities management (FRE), IT, QA & EHS as needed to support facility maintenance, IT compliance, QA audits and assurance of a safe working environment.
  • Assume responsibility as primary POC for LCS labs, establish priorities based on daily assessment of business needs.
  • Provide guidance to and establish priorities for LCS lab support personnel, as needed.

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/Veteran

Keywords: General Dynamics, Pittsfield , Lead Supervisor - LCS DIF, Other , Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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