Surface Ship Seaframe Control Systems Engineer

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc
Location: Pittsfield , Massachusetts, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 23.SEP.2020


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


Basic QualificationsBachelor's 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 PositionDeveloping mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you'll 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 Surface Ship Seaframe Control Systems Engineer, you'll participate in requirements analysis, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification) in the development and evaluation of networks and information systems. It's your chance to step up in class and prove you're ready to lead the world.What you'll experience:Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secretA team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's nextOpportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discoveredOpportunities to travel up to 20% including to various shipyards or offsite locationsResearch and analyze data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE/BFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or applicationSupport the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycleDevelop and evaluate systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specificationsPlans sub tasks for activities described aboveDevelop professional expertise, apply company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issuesExercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate actionIdentify, analyze and resolve system design weaknessesReceive instruction from immediate supervisor and leadContact with multiple work groupsWhat you bring to the table:A Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree; Agile experience preferredClear understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles and theoriesFamiliarity with technical standardsProficiency in Microsoft Office applicationsStrong written and verbal communication skillsAwareness of business objectives and Engineering role in achievingWhat sets you apart:Creative thinking with the ability to multi-taskAbility to quickly grasp and apply new informationStrong initiative and professionalism on projects with increasing complexityCommitment to ongoing professional developmentBuilds productive internal/external working relationshipsSkilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actionsExperience with Seaframe Control Systems (Engineering Control, Machinery Control, Damage Control, etc.)Experience with Internal and External Change ProcessesExperience with Cable Block Diagrams, Wire Connection Lists, and other Drawing TypesExperience with Control SystemsExperience with Requirements Development and ManagementExperience with Problem Reporting trackingExperience with IBM Rational tools such as DOORS and ChangeStrong technical writing skills, presentation skills, problem solving skills, and troubleshooting skillsHigh level familiarity with other shipboard systems such as Navigation, Aviation, Infrastructure, etc.Company OverviewGeneral 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/VeteranTo learn more about the General Dynamics Mission Systems Pittsfield facility, click HERE.

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