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Surface Ship Navigation Systems Engineer

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: March 12, 2019

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Surface Ship Navigation Systems Engineer - Pittsfield, MA - ********** - Find Jobs - Company Reviews - Find Salaries - Find Resumes - Employers / Post Job - Upload your resume - Sign in Sign in Home whatjob title, keywords, or company wherecity, state, or zip code Find Jobs Advanced Job Search Surface Ship Navigation Systems Engineer General Dynamics Mission Systems 279 reviews Pittsfield, MA Responded to 75% or more applications in the past 30 days, typically within 1 day. - Job - Reviews **US CITIZENSHIP IS A REQUIREMENT** ****************************************************** **Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire or processing to being immediately upon acceptance.** ************************************************************ CANDIDATES MUST APPLY DIRECT TO THE ROLE WITH THE PROVIDED LINK FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION: **************************** **************************************************************************************************** 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 required at time of hire or processing to being immediately upon acceptance. 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 Navigation 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 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 Develops and evaluates systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental specifications Participates 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 Independently determines proposed approach to solutions Contributes to the completion of major programs and projects 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. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Designs a complete and complex framework, system or product. Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses. Regular contact with senior levels of internal work groups Works under limited direction Contact with Deputy Program Managers Engineering (DPME) and other professionals within the Engineering department and with project teams across the company Frequent contact with external customers Travel may be required (Approximately 25%) Security clearance may be required Provides resolution to a diverse range of complex problems Independently determines approach to solutions Keeps abreast of technology trends Contributes to the achievement of business objectives KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Fully proficient use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories Fully proficient knowledge of other related disciplines Fully proficient with requirements management & system modeling tools Recognizes various architectural patterns Fully proficient in Microsoft Office applications Fully proficient written and verbal communications skills Ability to sell concepts and ideas Creative thinker Ability to multi-task Fully 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 Fully proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions Fully proficient ability to clearly report relevant to sound systems engineering design PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related technical field. 10+ years of experience in a related engineering field is preferred. Prior Department of Defense experience Prior surface ship experience Experience with Navigation Systems Experience with Inertial Navigation, Gyrocompasses, GPS, Echo sounders, etc. Experience with Certification Requirements (NAVCERT, ECDIS) Experience with Internal and External Change Processes Experience with Cable Block Diagrams, Wire Connection Lists, and other Drawing Types Experience with Requirements Development and Management Experience with Problem Report tracking Experience with IBM Rational tools such as DOORS and Change Very strong technical writing skills Very strong presentation skills Very strong problem solving skills Very strong testing and troubleshooting skills High level familiarity with software development lifecycle and experience interfacing with software developers High level familiarity with other shipboard systems such as Seaframe Control, Aviation, Infrastructure, etc. 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. Job Type: Full-time Experience: - Navigation Systems Engineering: 5 years (Required) Education: - Bachelor's (Required) Location: - Pittsfield, MA (Preferred) Work authorization: - United States (Required) Benefits offered: - Paid time off - Parental leave - Health insurance - Dental insurance - Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs - Other types of insurance - Retirement benefits or accounts - Education assistance or tuition reimbursement - Child Care benefits - Gym memberships or discounts - Employee discounts - Commuting/travel assistance - Flexible schedules - Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules - Others 1 hour ago - save job - report job If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach the employer directly to request this as Indeed is not responsible for the employer's application process. Save this job

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