Deployed Systems Senior Test Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-28
General Dynamics Mission Systems (https://gdmissionsystems.com/careers/)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Pittsfield
Massachusetts
United States

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in 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.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense secret security clearance is desired 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 Deployed Systems Senior Test 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:
The selected candidate will work with a collaborative team to build and ensure adequate functionality of various General Dynamic Mission Systems and client technologies. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Deployed System Senior Test Engineer will enhance their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.
Key responsibilities of the Deployed Systems Test Engineer is to research, design, develop and test electronic equipment and systems at GDMS including; circuity components, analog and digital computing equipment, and control and test equipment. The selected candidate will be responsible for leading efforts to provide innovative and timely resolutions to Fire Control Systems and Attack Weapon Systems, software, and hardware anomalies on-board Fleet Ballistic Missile and Guided Missile Submarine platforms and shore facilities. This position involves direct customer interface to address current Operational Support support related issues and provide clear and concise technical recommendations and status.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Very solid knowledge in use and understanding of test engineering concepts, principals and theories
Takes initiative in proposing ideas, soliciting input, and optimizing solutions
Very solid awareness of business objectives and engineering's role in achieving them
Very solid ability to promote ideas that enhance productivity and efficiency
Very solid knowledge and experience with object oriented programming, system processes and scripting languages
Willingly considers new ideas and perspectives, eager to learn and grow professionally
Very solid knowledge in Microsoft Office applications
Very solid written and oral communication skills
Ability to think creatively
Good at multi-tasking
Very solid ability to communicate issues and alternatives clearly
Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
Willing to try and promote concepts and ideas to a diverse audience







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