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Job Ref:  92601273
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Country:  United States
County/State:  Massachussetts
City:  Pittsfield
15/10/2016 05:13
ID: 2015-12979
Required Clearance: Secret
Job Location: USA-MA-Pittsfield
Posted Date: 2/4/2015

Opportunity Details:

Company Overview:

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) offers a powerful and robust portfolio of products, services and solutions that help customers successfully execute their missions in today's dynamic environment. With unsurpassed engineering using an open systems approach, General Dynamics Mission Systems solves our customers' most complex challenges while foreseeing future needs.

At GDMS, our employees work in collaborative teams with leading edge technology and the best in the industry to solve tough customer problems while keeping our nation safe. Individuals are empowered to do their best work in an environment that encourages and supports innovative, collaborative and creative thinking. The General Dynamics ethos of honesty, transparency and trust is apparent in the way we work with our colleagues and our customers.

We look forward to you joining our high performance team at GD Mission Systems!

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

Responsibilities for this Position:

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS), a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customers.

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) has an immediate opening for a Systems Engineer and Network Design Subject Matter Expert (SME) to join our Nuclear Weapons Security (NWS) team in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. This engineer will work as part of a cross-functional team to support the design, integration, and test of critical physical security infrastructure for the United States Navy. The position provides an opportunity to develop and advance the cutting-edge technology that supports one 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's primary focus will be the design efforts associated with the Nuclear Weapons Security (NWS) program, which provides the integrated hardware and software platforms that protect our nation's strategic assets. This engineer will work with Program Management and the integrated product teams to lead the development of key NWS subsystems. The individual will enhance his/her skill set by working in a challenging and fast-paced environment with a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee must be flexible and able to work in a very dynamic environment.

Key Responsibilities

The Systems Engineer will provide network architecture, design, configuration, and testing expertise required to support the NWS Contract. Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Provide technical expertise to perform network architecture development, design, and test efforts across the program.

  • Perform COTS hardware and software integration and test.

  • Understand and apply Information Assurance requirements to system design.

  • Gain an understanding of Nuclear Safety and Nuclear Weapons Surety requirements.

  • Adhere to and propose improvements to both NWS and GD engineering processes.

  • Establish and maintain positive customer relationships built on trust and respect.

  • Perform functional, cost-benefit, and risk analysis to support design changes.

  • Mentor junior engineers in both good systems engineering practices as well as in network design.

  • Strive for commonality and efficiencies both within assigned programs and across the spectrum of other SSP programs.

  • Exercise creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance.

  • Suggest improvements and innovations in design and implementation to enhance system performance and meet customer changing business needs.

  • Support and engage in programs, projects, and practices behind the General Dynamics culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and procedures.

  • Follow industry and department trends and developments to ensure General Dynamics services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices.

  • Identify and support advance concept efforts in support of Mission and Strategic Systems strategic plans and objectives.

Additional Responsibilities:

This Systems Engineer will support analysis, design, development and testing of physical security systems to ensure the integration of software, hardware, reliability, maintainability, safety and other requirements into the total engineering effort. He or she will support the selection of systems architecture and preparation of specifications for GD operating systems to ensure designs meet applicable security specifications. This individual may also be asked to document security on both new and fielded information systems or provide accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features are considered and functioning properly.

Additionally, this engineer may be required to support business management functions within General Dynamics, including pursuits, proposals, and Research and Development efforts.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates must have a strong background in the following areas:

  • Network Switch configuration and test

  • VoIP

  • COTS Network management tools

  • Microsoft and Linux operating systems

  • Cisco iOS

  • Network design and topology

  • Encryption / Firewall / Access Control / Network Intrusion Detection technologies

  • Virtualization (Preferred)

  • Systems Engineering

Candidates must show a passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of emerging technologies, and the ability to work directly with government customers in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Applicants must exemplify excellent oral and written communication skills, analytical and troubleshooting skills and demonstrate progressive thinking and an interest in advancing the business and their careers.

The Advanced Systems Engineer position requires a bachelors degree in a specialized area or the equivalent and at least eight years of related work experience. Applicants with a masters degree and a minimum of six years of related experience are also eligible.

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.

Qualifications (Preferred):

Previous design and integration experience on High Security Facilities, Strategic Weapons System (SWS) or NWS programs is preferred, as is a familiarity with Nuclear Safety requirements and Nuclear Weapons Surety requirements. Security related certifications including ASIS Physical Security Professional (PSP) and/or ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP) or progress towards either are a plus.
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