LCS Lab and Equipment Manager

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc
Location: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 09.APR.2021


Basic Qualifications : Bachelors of Science degree or Technology degree, a related specialized area or field is required, plus a minimum of ...


Basic Qualifications :
Bachelors of Science degree or Technology degree, a related specialized area or field is required, plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree 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:
Help make the technologies, products and services that make a difference. Thats the opportunity thats waiting for you at General Dynamics Mission Systems. We help our nations heroes keep our nation safe by creating solutions so advanced, they redefine innovation for the world. Its an amazing challenge. And its waiting for you now. 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.Working successfully within the LCS team, the LCS Senior Lab Manager will execute the program lab related milestones, integration and test preparation, customer involved events, verification of system assets throughout the engineering development lifecycle. This will entail assisting in the following areas:Evaluation and generation of system configuration products by applying the appropriate standards, processes, procedures and toolsDevelopment of lab policies and proceduresDevelopment of lab utilization based on program scheduleEnsure compliance to security requirementsAssisting on the tracking of material movement into and out of the labsWhat youll experience:Technologies that arent just top-notch, theyre often top-secretA team of bold thinkers committed to exploring whats nextOpportunities to gain new knowledge - as its discoveredWhat you bring to the table:A Bachelors of Science or Technology degree, a related specialized area or field (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degreeDemonstrate narrowly focused in-depth technical level of practical operational process knowledge in a specific engineering areaDemonstrate technical competence in the setup, monitoring and documentation of experiments and/or lab equipmentWhat sets you apart:Creative thinking with the ability to multi-taskCommitment to ongoing professional developmentTeam player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team successRepresentative Duties & Tasks:Supervision of Lab facility to ensure compliance with policies and procedures associated with lab operations, Quality Assurance, EHS, Configuration Management, Security and material procurement. Management of Engineering Test System Request (ETSR) Data Base to include review, approval and rejection of test request based on technical and logistical evaluation of system use requested. Maintain, update and periodically communicate Lab User Briefings, CM and operations processes for unclassified and classified areas. Maintain inventory status of all government furnished and GDMS owned equipment to include periodic inventory inspections.Provide oversight to support and monitor CM maintained ETS software build configuration. Develop and implement periodic maintenance plans for lab equipment. Perform periodic maintenance and repair of lab computer systems and equipment.Provide support (as needed) for troubleshooting and root cause failure diagnostics on lab equipment.Perform Information System Security Officer functions for Closed Areas and the Information Systems contained therein. As such, ensure the implementation of RMF security controls and requirements.Support QA, CM and Defense Security Systems audits of annual internal General Dynamics Mission Systems and internal and Federal DSS Audits of classified systems.Security Plan maintenance as required to maintain and update existing classified and unclassified system security plans. Work with GDMS ISSM for creation and implementation of new system security plans as needed.Maintain all classified and unclassified systems as required for compliance with NISPOM, DAAPM & DFARS requirements.Preferred Skills:Ability to work individually with minimal supervision or collaboratively as part of a team.Knowledge of system architecture is a plusProficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions.Able to anticipate problems and take appropriate preventative actions.Takes initiative in proposing ideas, soliciting input, and optimizing solutions.Ability to multi-task, attention to detail, and strong motivational skills.Strong analytical and problem solving skills from a variety of viewpoints.

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/VeteranABOUT GENERAL DYNAMICS IN PITTSFIELD, MACome work for General Dynamics Mission Systems in beautiful Berkshire County, located on the western edge of Massachusetts. The Berkshires are very family friendly with excellent schools. The housing market is very affordable compared to surrounding larger cities. General Dynamics provides exceptional salaries in Berkshire County which provides a comfortable lifestyle for you and your family.The surrounding area is a cultural center for arts and theater, including established venues such as Tanglewood, Mass Museum of Contemporary Arts, The Clark Art Institute and the Norman Rockwell Museum, to name a few. Berkshire County is also a recreation hub with mountains for hiking or mountain biking, multiple lakes, ski areas, golf courses and even the Appalachian Trail. Being part of New England, western Massachusetts also boasts four distinct and enjoyable seasons, from the comfortable summer months to the colorful fall and pristine winters.As a small city with surrounding rural towns, Pittsfield has a reasonable cost of living and relaxing short commutes without giving up modern life amenities. We are centrally located in the northeast, providing easy access to all of the attractions New England can offer. Boston and New York City are both less than a 3 hour drive away.The Berkshires are Calling!

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