Advanced Systems Engineer

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc
Location: Lanham, Maryland, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 10.JUN.2021


Basic Qualifications : Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) ...


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.Applicants selected may 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:
Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, youll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between.As a Advanced Systems Engineer supporting Landsat Operations, your efforts will help the team prepare the Landsat Multi-mission Operations Center (LMOC) and flight operations products for the transition of Landsat 8 into the LMOC. These efforts cover the full systems engineering life-cycle starting with ground system design development, transition readiness testing, shadow operations, and final operations transition. When supporting ground system design and development, some of the activities you may support include requirements definition and analysis, requirements management, interface development, ground subsystem integration, test procedure development and execution, requirement verification, and build release support. When supporting mission readiness some of the activities you may support include flight procedure design, development, and testing, mission readiness testing with the flight observatory, mission simulations, simulator setup and operations, test procedure development, test execution against simulators and flight hardware. When supporting realtime operations during shadow ops and transition, some of the activities you may support include spacecraft command and control exercises, telemetry monitoring and analysis, and anomaly detection and resolution.What you'll experience:Learning and understanding new technologies for future tech refreshes and solution proposalsExperiencing implementation of IT best practices and mitigating fault toleranceDesigning solution diagramsfor solution proposals using Microsoft VisioInstalling, configuring, and writing ansible playbooks for automation supporting infrastructure production environment or new solution proposalsExperience with other Atlassian supported products and plugins (Confluence, GitHub, Xray, SPLUNK, etc.)Development of automated scripts (i.e. Script Runner)Supporting solution upgrades and new solution deploymentsWhat you bring to the table:A Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a related discipline and at least 5 years experience in system engineering.Has proficient understanding how to integrate and provide administration for Atlassian products Jira and Bit bucket.Proficient understanding of front and backend SAML integration with IDPs utilizing single sign on (SSO).Engineer will need to support new solutions that require server specifications for resources allocated to servers.Willingness learn and understand new technologies for future tech refreshes and solution proposals.Experience implementing IT best practices and mitigating fault tolerance, single points of failover, encryption, and authentication.Strong oral, written and interpersonal communications skills.Experience with Microsoft Visio designing solution diagrams for solution proposals.Candidate is able to work well with others or independently on projects.Experience installing, configuring, and automation using auto deployment utility tools supporting infrastructure production environment or new solution proposals.Basic network understanding of Sub mask, IP broadcast range, and ARP tables.Proficient understanding with load balancing virtual or physical technologies.Experience leading solution upgrades and new solution deployments.Must have strong experience with troubleshooting system anomaliesMust have experience with designing, implementing, and drafting documentation for new solutions.Must have experience with resolving vulnerabilities by providing system administration of patch management supporting both windows and Redhat Linux clients.Must demonstrate proficient knowledge of how to deploy, configure, and manage patch management tools Redhat Satellite Server and SCCM.Proficient with supporting Redhat Linux version 7.x or newer.What sets you apart:Creative thinking with the ability to multi-taskAbility to quickly grasp and apply new informationEffectively handle complex assignmentsAbility to clearly recognize and report relevant to sound systems engineering designWillingness to research perform trade studies and learn new technologies or tools in preparation of solution tech refreshes. Experience with script automation for python and Java.Flexible/easily adaptable within a dynamic work environment that may require surge efforts for new work supporting other projects.

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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