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Job Ref:  94971641
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Country:  United States
County/State:  Massachussetts
City:  Pittsfield
23/10/2016 05:13
ID 2016-20098
Job Location USA - MA-Pittsfield

Required Clearance Secret
Posted Date 7/19/2016
Category Engineering-Systems

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 has an immediate opening for a Junior Systems Engineer to join our Physical Security Systems Engineering team as a Project Lead. As a project lead, this engineer will plan out cost and schedule, assemble a cross functional team, and execute a project which delivers a highly reliable security system to the US Navy. 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 Physical Security Systems IPT Lead 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
The Junior Physical Security Systems IPT Lead is responsible for leading a cross functional team in the design, test, and implementation of a project. He or she will perform all planning and must ensure the project remains within budget and schedule. The Junior IPT Lead must work closely with engineering leadership, program management, and the customer to ensure the design is in line with the program technical vision and meets all requirements. Some travel is associated with this role to support customer meetings and provide oversight as needed to execution on-site. Other responsibilities include formulating operational concepts; performing mission, functional, cost-benefit and risk analysis; selecting systems architecture; and preparing specifications for General Dynamics Mission Systems operating systems to ensure designs meet applicable security specifications. These individuals 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.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Perform program planning
  • Interface with the customer and program management
  • 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

Basic Qualifications:

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 Junior IPT Lead position requires a bachelor's degree in a technical field, preferably Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or Math and at least two to five years of related work experience. Applicants with a master's degree are also eligible.

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred 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.

Company Overview:

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.
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