Experienced Systems Engineer

2018-08-10
General Dynamics Mission Systems (https://gdmissionsystems.com/careers/)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Colorado Springs
Colorado
United States

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor'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.
Responsibilities for this Position
GDMS has an immediate opening for an experienced Systems Engineer. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation?s core defense/intelligence services and systems. GDMS employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
- Participates in requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of system elements direct supervision
- Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) components, GFE/CFE/BFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
- Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle
- Develops and evaluates systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specifications
- May 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 properly
- May develop system security documentation on both new and fielded information systems
- Plans sub tasks for activities described above
- Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills
- Defines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility
- Developing professional expertise, applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.
- Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
- Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses
- Receives instructions from immediate supervisor
- Contact with multiple work groups
- Works under general supervision
- Contact with Deputy Program Managers Engineering (DPME) and other professionals within the Engineering department
- May have some contact outside Engineering or with external customers
- Travel may be required
- Security clearance may be required
- Provides resolution to problems of moderate scope
- Keeps abreast of technology trend

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Familiarity with technical standards
- Very solid knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
- Very solid awareness of business objective and Engineering role in achieving
- Very solid knowledge of requirements management and system modeling tools
- Ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and able to handle more complex assignments
- Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
- Very solid proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
- Very solid written and verbal communications skills
- Creative thinker
- Ability to multi-task
- Builds productive internal/external working relationships.
- Very solid skills in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
- Ability to clearly recognize and report relevant to sound systems engineering design
PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:
Degree in Systems Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science or a related technical field is preferred. Experience in the following products/technologies is highly desired:
Linux
Citrix
Oracle
SQL
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise
ClearCase (configuration management)
Git (configuration management)
Web services
Highly desired certifications include:
Security+
Network+
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense Top Secret/SCI 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.
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 13,000+ 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