Senior Systems Engineer

General Dynamics Mission Systems (


  full-time   employee

United States

Responsibilities for this Position
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Systems Engineer focused on Network Architecture. 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. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
Senior Systems Engineers analyze, design, develop, and test GDMS systems to ensure the integration of software, hardware, reliability, maintainability, safety, and other requirements in the total engineering effort. Additional responsibilities include:
Developing requirements
Performing mission, functional, cost-benefit, and risk analysis
Tracking requirements from inception through validation on a delivered system
Preparing specifications for operational systems to ensure designs meet applicable specifications
Providing integration and test of a system to ensure requirements are met
These individuals may also be asked to:
Document requirements validation plans and procedures
Provide accreditation/certification evaluation and test support
Develop software integration test cases and procedures, execute tests, and document test results
Lead an integration and test team
Exercise creative thinking to advance our business performance
Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers changing business needs
Lead engineers in following GDMS engineering processes
Follow industry trends and developments to ensure GDMS services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices
Understanding of network architecture and cellular infrastrucutre solutions
System requirements definition and flow down
System-level and software-level integration and test
Developing formal test plans and procedures
Leading engineering teams
Experience with integrating and testing in a Windows or Linux environment
Good troubleshooting skills
Good understanding of the software development life cycle, including configuration management
Must be self-motivated and proactive to learn the software and system
Strong written and verbal communication skills in presenting technical briefings
Able to travel up to 20%
System-level CONOPS definition
System-level modeling and trade-off analyses
System integration and verification
Bachelors of Science or Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering or Systems Engineer
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