Surface Ship Advance Combat Systems Engineer (Military Veterans Wanted!)
Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems
Posted on: October 10, 2018
Basic Qualifications Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (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. 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 General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Surface Ship Advance Combat Systems Engineer. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS: Performs requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of subsystem or system elements under supervision of the lead systems engineer Performs technical design, planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements Performs customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (elements and components) Performs detailed technical analyses for a subsystem or system elements May develop system documentation on both new and fielded systems Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application Participates in Modeling and Simulation Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle May provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employees Independently determines proposed approach to solutions Contributes to the completion of major programs and projects Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills Designs a complete and complex framework, system or product Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses Contact with Deputy Program Managers Engineering (DPME) and other professionals within the Engineering department and with project teams across the company Travel may be required Potential for contact with external customers Keeps abreast of technology trends May provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employees Independently determines proposed approach to solutions Contributes to the completion of major programs and projects KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Strong use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories Strong knowledge of other related disciplines Strong with requirements management & system modeling tools Recognizes and understands various architectural patterns Proficient in Microsoft Office applications Proficient written and verbal communications skills Creative thinker Ability to multi-task Strong ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and effectively handle complex assignments Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction Ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions Ability to clearly report relevant to sound systems engineering design Familiarity with technical standards Very strong knowledge of systems engineering concepts and modeling tools, principles, and theories Very strong awareness of business objective and Engineering role Very strong knowledge of requirements management Ability to work independently on tasks with minimal oversight Ability to take on leadership role for small to medium size tasks and projects. REQUIRED SKILLS: Strong understanding of Microsoft Windows Desktop (Windows 7, 10) and Server (2008, 2016) technologies including experience with traditional software delivery and application installation processes and configurations Experience integrating software on a common operating system DOORS experience PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, computer science, software engineering, electrical engineering or a related specialized area or field is required (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. Systems Engineering experience preferred 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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