Surface Ship Senior Systems Engineer - Remote Opportunity! at General Dynamics Mission Systems

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Basic Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 2+ years of job-related experience or a Master's degree. Agile experience preferred.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. 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 Senior Systems Engineer. In this role you will work as part of an integrated Team on various technical tasks and design efforts for the Littoral Combat Ship Program and Surface Ship Programs. 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.

This opportunity will allow you to join the growing Surface Ship Team in Pittsfield MA. You will be working on Navy Ships including the Independence Variant of the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF), and potential new Navy Platforms. The core mission system of the Littoral Combat Ship Independence Variant is built on General Dynamics' computing infrastructure. Our computing technology controls everything from ship navigation to firing weapons, and is designed to maximize automation, enabling sailors to focus on their missions. You will be involved with the end-to-end design, production, delivery, and sustainment of the ships and work closely with the customer and sailors as the end user of the product to ensure mission alignment and product quality. Please see the link below for a video of the LCS and more information about GDMS Surface Programs.

GDMS LCS Video

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
  • Participates in requirements analysis, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification).
  • Performs interface definition studies of system components and products under direct supervision.
  • Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle.
  • 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
  • Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses.
  • Influences the shaping of future products by contributing to the framework (architecture) used across multiple products or systems.
  • Receives instructions from immediate supervisor
  • Travel may be required
  • Security clearance may be required

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    • Working knowledge of the systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories.
    • Working knowledge of the system engineering process.
    • Good ability to grasp and apply new information quickly.
    • Good ability to handle more complex assignments as experience progresses.
    • Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with little direction.
    • Good awareness of business objectives.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
    • Builds stable working relationships internally.
    • Good written and verbal communications skills.
    • Creative thinker.
    • Good ability to clearly recognize and report information relevant to sound systems engineering design.
What you bring to the table:
  • A Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree; Agile experience preferred
  • Solid knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles and theories
  • Solid knowledge of requirements management and system modeling tools
  • Familiarity with technical standards
What sets you apart:
  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to quickly grasp and apply new information
  • Effectively handle complex assignments
  • Ability to clearly recognize and report relevant to sound systems engineering design


Minimum Salary

USD $80,000.00/Yr.

Maximum Salary

USD $95,000.00/Yr.

Salary Note

Note: The compensation information listed is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and Equal Pay Transparency Rules. It is estimated based on what a successful Colorado applicant might be paid. It assumes that the successful candidate will be in Colorado or perform the position from Colorado. Similar positions located outside of Colorado will not necessarily receive the same compensation.

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
More Information on General Dynamics Mission Systems
General Dynamics Mission Systems operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Fairfax, VA, Hanover, MD, Pittsburgh, PA, Anapolis Junction, MD, Florham Park, NJ, Pittsfield, MA, Taunton, MA, Dedham, MA, Greensboro, NC, McLeansville, NC, Marion, VA, Orlando, FL, Huntsville, AL, Bloomington, MN, San Antonio, TX, Scottsdale, AZ, El Segundo, CA, San Jose, CA and Quincy, MA. General Dynamics Mission Systems was founded in 1952. It has 8438 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 133 open jobs at General Dynamics Mission Systems, click here.
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