Senior Systems Engineer

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

Summary

Basic Qualifications : Bachelors degree in Systems, Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering or Physics is required (or equivalent expe...

Description

Basic Qualifications :
Bachelors degree in Systems, Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering or Physics is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree. Agile experience preferred.CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred 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.GDMS has an immediate opening for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to develop the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. GDMS employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to troubleshoot issues and develop solutions to be communicated to various GDMS customers and clients. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Senior Systems Engineer will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.Key Responsibilities:Senior Systems Engineers analyze, develop and test GDMS systems to ensure the integration of software, hardware, reliability, maintainability, safety and other requirements in the total engineering effort. Other responsibilities include data analysis, troubleshooting various issues/failures of equipment and formulating solutions to said issues. These individuals will need to have strong communications within a functional team as well as the ability to communicate with various levels of management/clients/customers. These individuals may also be asked to document troubleshooting plans on both new and fielded systems and/or provide evaluation and test support to ensure all technical features are functioning properly. A basic understanding of electrical diagrams as well as physics is beneficial in this role as well.Additional Responsibilities:Exercise creative thinking/ideation to advance our business performanceStrong domain knowledge in an engineering field to support troubleshooting/evaluation effortsAdvanced diagnostic/troubleshooting skills to support failure analysisAbility to work within a strong fundamental team environmentExperience with MATLAB (preferred) as well as LabVIEWAbility to read and comprehend both mechanical and electrical drawingsMotivated self-starter, and strong written and verbal communication skillsAbility to comprehend technical documents and interpret testing limits and requirementsSupport and engage in programs, projects and practices behind the GDMS culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and proceduresFollow industry and department trends and developments to ensure GDMS services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practicesWhat you bring to the table:Bachelors degree in Systems, Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering or Physics is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree. Agile experience preferred.Solid knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles and theoriesSolid knowledge of requirements management and system modeling toolsFamiliarity with technical standardsWhat 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 sets you apart:Creative thinking with the ability to multi-taskEffectively handle complex assignmentsAbility to clearly recognize and report relevant to sound systems engineering design supportExperience with MATLAB (preferred) and LabVIEW requiredExperience with Data AnalysisExperience with process development and documentationExperience with Defect Dispositioning- root cause and corrective actionUnderstanding of control theorySelf-starter with strong written and verbal communication skillsAbility to present technical dataAbility to comprehend technical documents and interpret testing limits and requirements

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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