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Job Ref:  95081509
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Country:  United States
County/State:  Arizona
City:  Scottsdale
01/10/2016 05:22
ID 2016-20462
Job Location USA - AZ-Scottsdale

Required Clearance TS/SCI, obtainable within 24 months
Posted Date 8/15/2016
Category Engineering-Hardware

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 Test Manager 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. 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 collaboratively with cross-functional teams to advance General Dynamics Mission Systems technologies. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Test Manager 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.

The Test Manager will lead a group of test engineers and technicians supporting the Mission Payloads Business Unit's Block III program. The Test manager responsibilities include:
  • Management of the program's test staffing requirements
  • Development of workload priorities based on the program's overall schedule
  • Direction of test staff assignments to fulfill the program's overall goals.
  • Track and status movement of hardware through integration and test
    • Development of workflow management tools to aid in status
    • Weekly/monthly status reporting to Program Management and customer community
  • Execution of cost account Management (CAM) duties for the test activities
  • Responsibility for execution to test program schedule and cost targets
  • Management of test equipment calibration, repair and maintenance for the test area
  • Assistance in technical issue resolution associated with hardware and special test equipment (STE)
  • Conduction of daily AESOP meetings to set team direction and goals
  • Management and resolution of personnel issues and conflicts
  • Assurance that documentation associated with test execution is updated and followed.
  • Mentoring of junior level test technicians to help them acquire the necessary technical skills for advancement

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates must demonstrate a passion for innovation and the ability to further enhance General Dynamics Mission Systems technology.

The Test Manager position requires a bachelors degree in a specialized area, field 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 TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph is preferred at time of hire. Candidates must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph within a reasonable amount of time from date 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!

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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