Senior Systems Engineer

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc
Location: Mc Leansville, North Carolina, 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 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree. 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.General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Senior Systems Engineer. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nations 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:Performs requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of subsystem or system elements under supervision of the lead systems engineerPerforms technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elementsPerforms customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (elements and components)Performs detailed technical analyses for a subsystem or system elementsDevelops and evaluates systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specificationsMay provide system accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features (e.g., identification, authentication, access control, labeling, and auditing) of the system are considered and function properlyMay develop system security documentation on both new and fielded information systemsParticipates in Modeling and SimulationResearches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or applicationSupports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycleMay provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employeesIndependently determines proposed approach to solutionsContributes to the completion of major programs and projectsPlans and executes project tasks for activities described aboveCreative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skillsDefines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibilityDemonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutionsDesigns a complete and complex framework, system or productIdentifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknessesRegular contact with senior levels of internal work groupsWorks under limited directionContact with Deputy Program Managers Engineering (DPME) and other professionals within the Engineering department and with project teams across the companyFrequent contact with external customersTravel may be requiredSecurity clearance may be requiredProvides resolution to a diverse range of complex problemsIndependently determines approach to solutionsKeeps abreast of technology trendsContributes to the achievement of business objectivesKNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Highly proficient use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theoriesHighly proficient knowledge of other related disciplinesHighly proficient with requirements management & system modeling toolsRecognizes various architectural patternsHighly proficient in Microsoft Office applicationsHighly proficient written and verbal communications skillsAbility to sell concepts and ideasCreative thinkerAbility to multi-taskHighly proficient ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and effectively handle complex assignments Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little directionHighly proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actionsHighly proficient ability to clearly report relevant to sound systems engineering design

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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