Senior Support Engineer

Job Location USA-MD-Annapolis Junction
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/5/2018 4:59 PM)
Job ID
Required Clearance
Top Secret, obtainable within 24 months
Employment Type
Internal Fill Only
Hiring Company
General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's of Science degree or Technology degree, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is preferred at time of hire. Candidates  must be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance. 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.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Support Engineer This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.  This position will require on-site support at Government locations at least 50% of the time.   



  • Analyzes effects of projects upon various areas such as Engineering, Facilities, and the labor pool to determine the most practical and cost-efficient methods to obtain the required resources
  • Designs, develops, analyzes, troubleshoots and provides technical skills during research and/or product development
  • Maintains records, compiles reports, graphs, charts and related data in support of projects
  • Makes recommendations and coordinates and identifies resources required to meet defined project requirements 
  • Participates in discussions related to the identification of cause of problems/issues in the defined task or project assignment 
  • Performs research and engineering laboratory functions involving the layout, building, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing devices, assemblies, subsystems, and systems
  • Regular communication with internal customers and external vendors
  • Subject matter expert (SME) HAIPE proficient with knowledge of Network infrastructure.  VLAN, Ethernet, Unix, MS operating systems, SNMP management


  • An experienced professional with a full understanding of HAIPE encryption systems
  • Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring decision-making skills 
  • Demonstrating proficiency in resolving issues with network equipment 
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for solutions
  • Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems
  • Handles more complex assignments
  • Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations
  • Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise
  • Plans schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives
  • Proficient with application of engineering principles, concepts, practices, and standards
  • Represents organization on-site


  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security

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.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  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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