General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Manages the designs, evaluation, planning, testing and operation of electrical, electronic, mechanical, and/or computer components, equipment and systems
Job Description: This position reports directly to the BMDS Chief Integrator as a member of the National Team Senior Advisory Group. This position enables the execution of system level integration of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). It includes understanding capability needs and critical system interdependencies at allocated integration points throughout the system engineering development process. This position supports the BMDS Integration team, including both National Team and government engineers in each of the Elements, to plan for continued BMDS spiral development and adequate testing of new/updated capabilities. The position comprehends, assesses and develops industry engagement(s) to include industry reach back to drive integration issues to closure from system concept through declaration assessments for all technical baseline behaviors, functionalities, capabilities and performance. Position functions to identify key behaviors and performance parameters, and develops associated plans, to support the MDA’s ability to perform timely integration, execute system tests, and perform system assessment activities. The position will work closely with the Systems Integration Focus Group comprised of Element Chief Engineers and present MDA integration deficiencies. The team oversees a 15 person analysis effort. Familiarity with large scale System of Systems and DoD weapons systems integration. Ability to develop, coordinate, and communicate horizontal and vertical integration plans; including ability to perform integration analysis across multiple sub-systems; understand relationship of intended behavior and requirements to test objectives; ability to work with system engineering tools to apply sound systems engineering practices to the development of a system integration plan that thoroughly documents critical system focus areas, interdependencies and technical/schedule disconnects.
General experience with BMDS elements (e.g., DE, BC, GM and AB) and weapon system development capabilities is highly desired. System experience and versatility in several BMDS functional areas (i.e., BMDS related sensors, weapons, battle management and command, control, communications) are desirable. Technical experience with BMDS Elements and their integration including: defining integration objectives, writing integrations plans and strategies, resolving technical systems integration issues and reporting integration results.
For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.
Education: Requires educational credentials meeting the classification standards for engineers and typically 20+ years experience in an engineering classification.