Senior Systems Engineer - Integrated Product Team Lead (Security Clearance required)
Company: General Dynamics - Mission Systems
Posted on: January 7, 2019
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 reqiored 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 Senior System Engineer to lead an Integrated Product Team on the SSGN fire control program.-- 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 system, subsystem or system elements with minimal supervision of the lead systems engineerPerforms technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elementsDetermines methods and procedures on new assignments and coordinates activities of other personnel (Team Lead)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 elementsDevelops and evaluates systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specificationsMay 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 properlyMay develop system security documentation on both new and fielded information systemsSynthesizes solutions to meet customer expectations and technical performance while staying within schedule and cost constraints Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or applicationSupports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycleProvides leadership and/or direction to lower level employeesProvides engineering support to proposalsPlans and executes significant project tasks for activities described aboveCreative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skillsDefines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibilityExercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining resultsIdentifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknessesFrequent contact with managers within and outside of EngineeringFrequent contact with external customers and vendorsOccasional contact with Business DevelopmentTravel may be requiredSecurity clearance is requiredWorks without appreciable directionProvides resolution to a diverse range of complex problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativityKeeps abreast of technology trendsKNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Strong use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theoriesStrong knowledge of other related disciplines such as software and electrical engineeringExperience with system requirements analysis and DOORSStrong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications as well as Microsoft ProjectSystems design and testing experienceStrong written and verbal communications skillsAbility to get buy-in on concepts and ideasInnovative and creative thinkerAbility to multi-taskTeam leadership skills including: schedule development and management, analyzing team skills and needs, effective in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actionsStrong understanding of basic project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM), and Statistical Process Controls 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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