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Job Ref:  93000974
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Country:  United States
County/State:  Virginia
City:  Fairfax
20/10/2016 05:17
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.

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 has an immediate opening for a Navy Fire Control Technician Subject Matter Expert to join our Trainers team. The position provides an opportunity to develop the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems 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 create and manage various General Dynamics Mission Systems and client technologies. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Navy Fire Control Technician SME 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

Candidates must be familiar with Fire Control (BYG-1 APB09 or more recent), be able to travel up to 25% of the year (approximate duration 2 weeks/trip), lift 40 lbs of computer equipment, and be familiar with MS Office products. Prior Linux experience also a plus. The position requires at least four to eight years of related work experience. Candidate will be required to provide expertise and training to Navy schoolhouse training staff.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Exercise creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance

  • Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers changing business needs

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

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

  • Experience troubleshooting hardware

  • Great opportunity to travel to many US and Australian Naval bases. Travel locations include, Honolulu, HI; Perth, Australia; San Diego, CA; Bremerton, WA; Norfolk, VA; Groton, CT and St. Mary's, GA

Candidates must demonstrate passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of various engineering systems and the ability to further advance General Dynamics Mission Systems technology.

The Navy Fire Control Technician SME position requires a bachelor's degree in systems engineering or the equivalent and at least two to five years of related work experience. Applicants with a master's degree and a minimum of zero to two years of related experience are also eligible.

Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is required within 24 months 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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