Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, computer science, or a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.
Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is REQUIRED at time of hire. Active, transferrable, or ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance is highly preferred. 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.
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Staff Ship Design and Integration Systems Engineer in the Surface Ship Integration & Support (SSIS) Business Area to join our team of 1,300 people based in Pittsfield, MA. Our employees work closely with our customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will technically lead definition of solutions and plans for our ship integrator role. Our team works with the Navy and shipyard customer to design, build, and maintain surface combatant capability. As the technical lead, you will be instrumental in supporting the shipyard’s design and production activities to satisfy the interface, activation, and operational requirements of the ship’s engineering and combat systems.
This role is the overall coordination of ship board system integration including the evaluation of compliance and capabilities to requirements of supporting subsystems, the associated documentation of the systems and the interfaces between the systems and the verification and validation of functional and physical compliance. Ship board Systems include Weapons (organic as well as off-board), Sensors (SigInt, Data, voice, and as used in SUW, AAW, SuW), other effectors (non-lethal self-defense) Navigation, Machinery Control, Propulsion Control, Electrical Control and Distribution, Auxiliaries Machinery and Ancillary Machinery Control and function. Physical implementation of the above of surface platforms (SWAP). In this role the responded should demonstrate a familiarity with the design, integration, installation, test and operation of the above as well as the System Engineering process rigor associated with military requirements compliance.
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.
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Senior Staff Ship Design and Integration Systems Engineers are required to have demonstrated success on significant programs as project lead/program technical manager and/or as a program manager with excellent technical and people leadership strengths with proven business experience and ship design, integration and production. Candidates also need to have the balanced technical background to be a decision maker on program technical issues, understand the business aspects and have the ability to be a strategic / competitive thinker exhibiting an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness.
Candidates should have extensive experience and relationships with the US Navy Surface Ship construction and integration customers (primarily NAVSEA) and major industry partners. The candidate should be capable of demonstrating entrepreneurial thinking in support of developing innovative solutions and applications that can translate theory in to real world solutions that enable new missions for the defense and intelligence community.
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!
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