Surface Ship Electronic Warfare and Radar Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2018-10-16
General Dynamics Mission Systems (https://gdmissionsystems.com/careers/)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Pittsfield
Massachusetts
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 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. 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
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Surafce Ship Electronic Warfare and Radar 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. 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:
Perform Electronic Warfare (EW) Systems Engineering and related problem reports and design tasks related to EW.
Participates 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 engineer
Supports technical design, planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements
Performs Participates customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (elements and components)
Participates in detailed technical analyses for a subsystem or system elements
May develop system documentation on both new and fielded systems
Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, 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
Independently determines proposed approach to solutions
Contributes to the completion of major programs and projects
Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills
Assists in identifying, analyzing and resolves system design weaknesses
Contact with Deputy Program Managers Engineering (DPME) and other professionals within the Engineering department and with project teams across the company
Travel may be required
Keeps abreast of technology trends
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Proficient use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
Proficient knowledge of other related disciplines
Proficient with requirements management & system modeling tools
Recognizes various architectural patterns
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
Proficient written and verbal communications skills
Creative thinker
Ability to multi-task
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 direction
Proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
Proficient ability to clearly report relevant to sound systems engineering design
Familiarity with technical standards
Knowledge of systems engineering concepts and modeling tools, principles, and theories
Awareness of business objective and Engineering role
Knowledge of requirements management
REQUIRED SKILLS:
Understanding of Microsoft Windows Desktop (Windows 7, 10) and Server (2008, 2016) technologies including experience with traditional software delivery and application installation processes and configurations
Experience integrating software on a common operating system
PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, computer science, software engineering, electrical engineering or a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience). Systems Engineering experience preferred
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