2022-54764 - Undersea Systems VDS IPT Lead/Product Owner


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General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue

Website: gdmissionsystems.com

Company Description:
Platforms: Smarter. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we solve the toughest security and technology challenges facing our nation and its allies by building smarter mission-critical products and systems.We develop mission critical C4ISR solutions across the land, sea, air, space and cyber domains. As you might imagine, we can offer career paths that fit almost any area of expertise. Almost any background or interests. And almost any short- and long-term career goals. At our location in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, we develop advanced solutions to support the U.S. Navy's latest ships and combat systems.

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.

Learn more about the Pittsfield facility here: www.gdmissionsystems.com/PittsfieldMA.

Additional Business Name: General Dynamics Mission Systems

2022-54764 - Undersea Systems VDS IPT Lead/Product Owner
To Commensurate With Experience
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree

Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you’ll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers’ missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between.

As an Undersea Systems VDS IPT Lead/Product Owner, you’ll lead a team and participate in requirements analysis and management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification). It’s your chance to step up to the challenge and prove you’re ready to lead the world.

What you’ll experience:

  • Technologies that aren’t just top-notch, they’re often top-secret
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it’s discovered

What you bring to the table:

  • Ability to support Video Distribution testing and troubleshooting
  • Project Management Skills
    • Generate Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) estimates
    • Generate Statements of Work (SOWs)
    • Author Change Requests (CRs) for Customer consideration and funding
    • Support Workload Forecasting to help drive and meet program needs
    • Provide Spend Plan forecasting and input
    • Support and report to SEIT meetings
    • Run/Execute Technical Directive Letters (TDLs) and associated tasking
    • Knowledge of SAFe/Agile projects and how to run them
  • A Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
  • Strong proficiency with requirements management & system modeling tools

What sets you apart:

  • Strong understanding of Triggerfish development and guiding processes (ex., Software Development Plan, SWCCB and FRB)
  • Strong Communication Skills
    • With internal stakeholders (team members, field team, IPT Leads, Technical Managers, DPME, PM)
    • With external stakeholders (East and West Coast Prime Contractor, Customer, GFEs)
    • Provide a vision for systems for continued growth and performance into the future
  • Exceptional communication skills with the capacity to get buy-in on concepts and ideas
  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Aptitude to quickly grasp and apply new information
  • Effectively leads teams to the successful completion of major programs and projects


  •  Working level knowledge of VDS systems


Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 5+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 3 years of job-related experience. Agile experience preferred.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. 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.

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