General Dynamics Mission Systems (https://gdmissionsystems.com/careers/)
Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience). Agile experience preferred.
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 Entry Level 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:
Participates in requirements analysis, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification).
Performs interface definition studies of system components and products under direct supervision.
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.
Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses.
Influences the shaping of future products by contributing to the framework (architecture) used across multiple products or systems.
Receives detailed instructions from immediate supervisor.
Generally works within an identified work group.
Some contact with Deputy Program Manager Engineering (DPME) and other professionals within the Engineering department.
Travel may be required.
Security clearance may be required.
Works on problems of limited scope.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Working knowledge of the systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories.
Working knowledge of the system engineering process.
Ability to grasp and apply new information quickly.
Ability to handle more complex assignments as experience progresses.
Show initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with little direction.
Awareness of business objectives.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Applies company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues.
Build stable working relationships internally.
Good written and verbal communications skills.
Ability to clearly recognize and report information relevant to sound systems engineering design
ABOUT GDMS PITTSFIELD, MA
Come work for General Dynamics Mission Systems in beautiful Berkshire County, located on the western edge of Massachusetts. The Berkshires are very family friendly with excellent schools. The housing market is very affordable compared to surrounding larger cities. General Dynamics provides exceptional salaries compared to other employers in Berkshire County which provides a comfortable lifestyle for you and your family.
The surrounding area is a cultural center for arts and theater, including established venues such as Tanglewood, Mass Museum of Contemporary Arts, The Clark and the Norman Rockwell Museum, to name a few. Berkshire County is also an outdoors’ person’s dream location, with multiple lakes, nearby ski locations, golf courses and even the Appalachian Trail. Being part of New England, western Massachusetts also boasts four distinct and enjoyable seasons, from the comfortable summer months to the colorful fall and pristine winters.
As a small city with surrounding rural towns, Pittsfield has a reasonable cost of living and relaxing short commutes without giving up modern life amenities. We are centrally located in the northeast, providing easy access to all of the attractions New England can offer, such as Boston and New York City which are both less than a 3 hour drive away.
The Berkshire are Calling!
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