2024-62920 - Undersea Sensing and Effects Chief Engineer


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General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue
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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 Missions Systems
2024-62920 - Undersea Sensing and Effects Chief Engineer
To Commensurate With Experience
Boston, MA
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree


As an Undersea Sensing and Effects Chief Engineer for Autonomous Undersea Systems (AUS), you will lead a collection of program technical strategies and roadmaps, and hold final technical authority over the design, integration, production, and installation needed to satisfy the functional, behavioral, interface, and operational requirements of the systems we deliver.

We encourage you to apply if you have any of these preferred skills or experiences:

  • Proven experience developing effective and affordable operational concepts, architecture, solutions, products, and approaches in the following areas:
    • Undersea effectors
    • Undersea sensing and surveillance systems
    • Undersea mission analysis, modelling, test, and operation
  • Success on significant programs as engineering lead/chief engineer, with proven business experience in the design, integration and production of high reliability, high assurance systems
  • Up to 25% travel:  Locations:  Quincy & Taunton, MA; Fairfax, VA, DC, Greensboro, NC

What sets you apart:  

  • Experience designing, specifying requirements, inspecting, verifying, and testing undersea systems, and systems of systems
  • Demonstrated understanding of business aspects and can be a strategic thinker exhibiting an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity, resourcefulness, and action
  • Balanced technical and programmatic background to be a decision maker on program technical issues
  • Strong presentation and communications skills with experience in the art of negotiation and the ability to meet challenging customer requirements with win-win solutions

Our Commitment to You:

  • An exciting career path with opportunities for continuous learning and development.
  • Research oriented work, alongside award winning teams developing practical solutions for our nation’s security
  • Flexible schedules with every other Friday off work, if desired (9/80 schedule)
  • Competitive benefits, including 401k matching, flex time off, paid parental leave, healthcare benefits, health & wellness programs, employee resource and social groups, and more
  • See more at www.gdmissionsystems.com/careers/why-work-for-us/benefits

Workplace Options:

  • This position is fully on-site OR Hybrid/Flex.
  • While on-site, you will be a part of the Quincy, MA / Greater Greensboro, NC / Fairfax, VA / or Taunton, MA team.


Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 10+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 8 years of job-related experience.


CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is required 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.

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