Advanced Systems Engineer (Military Veterans Wanted!)
Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems
Posted on: December 4, 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 an Advanced Systems Engineer with LCS Class Ship experience. 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. GDMS LCS post-delivery and modernization programs are looking for a highly experienced engineer to support and oversee post-delivery engineering design efforts for our LCS program. The selected candidate must be highly knowledgeable and proficient with LCS post-delivery programs and surface ship modernization and change processes. This position will be located at our Pittsfield, Ma facility and will be responsible to communicate, coordinate and manage the progress and prioritization of all LCS post-delivery work products flowing through the GDMS LCS engineering design team. Specific knowledge, skill and abilities include: Comprehensive knowledge of the Navy's External change process. Ability to function as a mentor assisting field based personnel with troubleshooting techniques and solutions as required. Ability to support staffing surge requirements to assist LCS program field based engineers in San Diego as workload demands. Ability to coordinate and develop engineering solutions driving all work items to closure including IPCs, PCWs, ECPs, and base work items listed in the DD250 work packages. 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 system, subsystem or system elements with minimal supervision of the lead systems engineer Performs technical 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 (subsystem, elements and components) Performs detailed technical analyses for a system, subsystem or system elements Develops and evaluates systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specifications May provide system accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features (e.g., identification, authentication, access control, labeling, and auditing) of the system are considered and function properly May develop system security documentation on both new and fielded information systems Contributes to detailed technical analyses at the system of system (SOS) level Synthesizes solutions to meet customer expectations and technical performance while staying within schedule and cost constraints Leads in Modeling and Simulation Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application 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 Plans and executes project tasks for activities described above Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills Defines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility Designs a complete and complex framework, system or product Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses Frequent contact with external customers Regular contact with senior levels of internal work groups Travel may be required Security clearance may be required Works under limited direction KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Proficient use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories Proficient knowledge of other related disciplines Proficient with requirements management & system modeling tools Recognizes various architectural patterns Proficient in Microsoft Office applications Proficient written and verbal communications skills Able to sell concepts and ideas Creative thinker Ability to multi-task Proficient 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 Proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions Proficient ability to clearly report relevant to sound systems engineering design 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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