Senior Principal Systems Engineer*

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


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


Basic Qualifications :
Bachelors degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: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:
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.Bluefin Robotics is seeking a Senior Principal Systems Engineer to support development, production, and sustainment on an Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) program. Candidates should have subsea domain technical expertise and proven experience contributing to high-performing systems engineering teams. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nations core defense 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.Position and Location:This is a full-time position located in Quincy, Massachusetts.Responsibilities Include:Performs systems integration and test (verification), validation of subsystems and systemsPerforms requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (elements and components)Performs detailed technical analyses for a subsystem or systemsResearches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or applicationMay provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employeesIndependently determines proposed approach to solutionsContributes to the completion of major program milestonesWorks under very limited directionMaintains clear, honest and open communications with both internal and external stakeholders/customersProvides resolution to a diverse range of complex problemsIndependently determines correct approach to challenges and successfully carries out implementationWorks with mechanical, electrical, software, marine operations, and manufacturing engineers to develop and produce systemsHands on systems integration, test, and troubleshooting (simulated, bench-top, and at-sea)Travel may be requiredSome offshore testing is requiredExperience and Qualifications:Technical expertise and recognized technical leader (subject matter expert) in one or more of the following technical areas: unmanned underwater vehicles, autonomous underwater vehicles, naval architecture, SONAR systems, analog and digital electrical hardware design and development, control systems & autonomy, signal and image processing, artificial intelligence/machine learning, model based systems engineeringHighly proficient ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and effectively handle complex assignmentsShows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little directionHighly proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions/resolutionsKnowledge/Experience in Unmanned Underwater Vehicle domainUndersea system integration and testUndersea hardware requirementsRequirements analysis and verificationWorking knowledge systems design and analysis tools

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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