2022-55697 - Weapon Control System Safety Engineer

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General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

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

2022-55697 - Weapon Control System Safety Engineer
To Commensurate With Experience
Pittsfield
Full Time
Engineering
Bachelor's Degree
Required
5+
Required

As a weapon control system safety engineer you will contribute to the system design activities as you participate in requirements analysis and management to identify potential hazards and ensure hazard mitigations are implemented as part of the design process. You will conduct functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, system integration and test (verification) as you enhance the safety and performance of the system.

As you participate in the design process you will be responsible for the identification of potential hazards through conducting functional and system level hazard analyses, subsystem hazard analyses and participating in the evaluation of installation and maintenance procedures, which are employed by the system operation and maintenance personnel. You will interface with internal and external stakeholders to include customer safety representatives. Your responsibility includes preparing and/or contribution to safety analyses and artifacts which are to be delivered to the program customer. 

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.

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:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in systems, electrical, mechanical engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree; Agile experience preferred
  • Solid knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles and theories
  • Solid knowledge of requirements management and system modeling tools
  • Familiarity with technical safety standards such as MIL-STD-882 and MIL-STD-1472

What sets you apart:

  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to quickly grasp and apply new information
  • Effectively handle complex assignments
  • Ability to clearly recognize and report relevant to sound systems engineering design

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 2+ years of job-related experience or a Master's degree. Agile experience preferred.

 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense Secret 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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