MUOS Senior Test Engineer at General Dynamics Mission Systems (Phoenix, AZ)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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Basic Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or a related Science or Mathematics field. Also requires 10+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 8 years of job-related experience.


Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required 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 MUOS Tester. 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:• Plans the technical approach, resources, schedule, budget and equipment required for testing and evaluating new systems, products and special devices• Leads the test approach and document system verification throughout the engineering development life-cycle• Generates system test work products by applying the appropriate standards, processes, procedures and tools• Prepares test and diagnostic programs, designs test fixtures and equipment, and completes specifications and procedures for new products• Leads the development and coordinates functional, environmental, operational, and/or performance tests on hardware, software, and systems• Leads the design, development and implementation of cost-effective methods of testing and troubleshooting of hardware, software and systems for all phases of product development and manufacturing• Leads and manage lower level employees• Leads small technical proposals and contribute to medium sized proposals• Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments• Manages and ensures the successful completion of major programs and projects• Works on advanced applications that may result in new business for the company• Frequent, effective contact with staff of all levels across the company• Serves as consultant to management and customers on projects and major initiatives• Travel may be required• Security clearance may be required• Frequent contributions to the development of innovative principles and ideas• Major contributor to the achievement of business objectives

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:• Demonstrated use and understanding of test engineering concepts, principles, and theories• Excellent in Microsoft Office applications• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with object oriented programming, system processes and scripting languages• Excellent written and verbal communications skills• Ability to think creatively• Excellent in multi-tasking• Highly skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions• Demonstrated awareness of business objectives and Engineering's role in achieving• Recognized internally and/or externally as a subject matter expert (SME) in multiple technical areas• Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments• Demonstrated understanding and the ability to apply project leadership principles including cost performance, schedule milestones, earned value, cost account management, key performance measures and statistical process controls• Demonstrated ability to anticipate and shape major market opportunities

Target salary range: USD $147,500.00/Yr. - USD $163,700.00/Yr. This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary.

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
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