Advanced Configuration Support Associate at General Dynamics Mission Systems (Phoenix, AZ)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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Basic Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is preferred at time of hire. Candidates must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date 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 Configuration Management Support Associate. 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:• Provides both configuration management and data management support with some oversight and assistance from senior staff• Reviews engineering documentation, reports, specifications, and drawings to ensure integrity of the documentation prior to release or change • Analyzes proposed changes in product design to determine effect on documents such as drawings, test specifications, manuals, and ensures all documents have required approvals• Compiles release packages ensuring all documentation is present and accurate• Controls changes to established master files of contractually required technical data• Notifies appropriate departments of any new or updated data• Logs, files and tracks all necessary drawings, documents, lists and various other items• Maintains audit trails, contributes to internal and external audits• Identifies inconsistencies with design, production, material, or program office• Assigns control numbers, and coordinates all approvals on documents, prior to delivery, so that documents can be tracked throughout the life of the contract• Provides clerical support in logging, filing and tracking items in the data management library• Performs Status Accounting audits and provides status accounting reports to management for collection of metrics• Coordinates with Contract Management on the preparation, approval and submittal of data requirements• Interface with Co-workers within the department• Employees and Management outside of the department• Moderate external contact

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:• Has substantial understanding of the job and applies knowledge and skills to complete a wide range of tasks• Strong time management skills• Fully proficient in the use of all MS Office Suite applications• Working knowledge of Product Data Management (PDM) applications• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written• Strong attention to detail• Strong multi-tasking skills• Strong organizational skills • Security clearance may be required• Normally receives little instruction on daily work, general instructions on newly introduced assignments• Works on assignments that can be moderately difficult, requiring judgment and provide recommendations in resolving issues

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 204 open jobs at General Dynamics Mission Systems, click here.
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