Job: 2021-47880 - Senior Systems Engineer

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.

Job Title:
2021-47880 - Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Range:Location:
Pittsfield
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeEngineering
Education Level:Work Experience:
Bachelor's Degree
Required
3+
Required
Description:
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.




GDMS has an immediate opening for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to develop the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. GDMS employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to troubleshoot issues and develop solutions to be communicated to various GDMS customers and clients.  In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Senior Systems Engineer will enhance their skill set 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:




Senior Systems Engineers analyze, develop and test GDMS systems to ensure the integration of software, hardware, reliability, maintainability, safety and other requirements in the total engineering effort. Other responsibilities include data analysis, troubleshooting various issues/failures of equipment and formulating solutions to said issues.  These individuals will need to have strong communications within a functional team as well as the ability to communicate with various levels of management/clients/customers.  These individuals may also be asked to document troubleshooting plans on both new and fielded systems and/or provide evaluation and test support to ensure all technical features are functioning properly.  A basic understanding of electrical diagrams as well as physics is beneficial in this role as well.




Additional Responsibilities:




Exercise creative thinking/ideation to advance our business performance
Strong domain knowledge in an engineering field to support troubleshooting/evaluation efforts
Advanced diagnostic/troubleshooting skills to support failure analysis
Ability to work within a strong fundamental team environment
Experience with MATLAB (preferred) as well as LabVIEW
Ability to read and comprehend both mechanical and electrical drawings
Motivated self-starter, and strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to comprehend technical documents and interpret testing limits and requirements
Support and engage in programs, projects and practices behind the GDMS culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and procedures
Follow industry and department trends and developments to ensure GDMS services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices
What you bring to the table:
Bachelor’s degree in Systems, Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering or Physics is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or 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 standards
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 sets you apart:
Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
Effectively handle complex assignments
Ability to clearly recognize and report relevant to sound systems engineering design support
Experience with MATLAB (preferred) and LabVIEW required
Experience with Data Analysis
Experience with process development and documentation
Experience with Defect Dispositioning- root cause and corrective action
Understanding of control theory
Self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to present technical data
Ability to comprehend technical documents and interpret testing limits and requirements
Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Systems, Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering or Physics is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree. Agile experience preferred.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense 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.