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Job Ref:  94128571
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Country:  United States
County/State:  Massachussetts
City:  Pittsfield
15/10/2016 05:14
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000 top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

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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 an Advanced Safety Assessment Engineer to join our team. The selected candidate will be responsible for performing nuclear safety assessment of the Fire Control System and related products throughout the development, deployment, and sustainment lifecycles, using multiple safety analysis techniques. This engineer will perform nuclear safety assessments, develop analysis reports and presentations and defend assessment results when scrutinized by the SP23 customer.

The Advanced Safety Assessment Engineer will develop solutions to a variety of difficult problems of considerable scope and complexity, using established precedents and policies. The selected engineer will have excellent oral and written communications skills, perform work under general direction, and support frequent communications within and across multi-discipline Integrated Product Teams. You will also team with multiple internal and external stakeholders and foster team collaboration, and support and participate in external meetings and reviews with program team members including Government Customers, Prime Contractors, Government Laboratories, and Program Support Agencies.

Key Responsibilities

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

  • Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customer's 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.

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

Ability to travel to support Customer-level and Design Agent meetings and reviews is required. (Travel is approximately 10% of time.)

The Advanced Safety Assessment Engineer position requires a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline, or the equivalent and at least five years of related work experience. Applicants with a master's degree in Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline, or the equivalent and a minimum of three 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.

Required Key Skills:

  • Safety Analysis Techniques, such as Fault Tree Analysis

  • Requirements Analysis

  • Requirements Traceability

  • Systems Engineering

  • Software Design

  • Hardware Design

  • Technical Writing

  • Test and Evaluation

Required Attributes Include:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Strong analytical capability

  • Demonstrated commitment to achieve

  • Grasp and apply new information quickly

  • Show initiative on assignments

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