Interface Engineer (Missile Defense System)

Job Location USA-AL-Huntsville | USA-CO-Colorado Springs
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/7/2018 3:07 PM)
Job ID
Required Clearance
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.


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.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Missile Defense System Interface 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.


Successful candidate will be assigned supporting several interface control document authors to develop and maintain external C2BMC system interfaces. ICDs are baselined and maintained in the DOORS tool. Work will be performed under the direction of various technical leads and require interfacing with team members, external element interface representatives, C2BMC management, and government customers to ensure high quality products are generated on time and within the resources available. Responsibilities include generation of responsible sections of the ICDs, adhering to DOORS processes and procedures, reviewing the content and details of technical products, and acting as a technical interface to MDA working level counterparts on an as-required basis.


This position will support the TO 14 and TO 17 Task Orders primarily. Some travel may be required. An active DOD SECRET clearance is required. Position will also be assigned supporting SMR Analysis and SE Support to other Task Orders as required

Candidate should possess the ability to be part of an integrated team tasked with developing and maintaining the physical, functional, and technical requirements baselines and interface definition necessary to describe the desired capabilities of an evolving BMDS Battle Management, Command & Control, and Communications (C2BMC) system. Candidate should be familiar with the DOORS tool. Candidate skills desired include: Definition of external system interface characteristics and documentation in Interface Control Documents (ICDs) as well as supporting requirements solicitation, derivation, and decomposition to lower level subsystems and components. Maintenance of system and component baselines in a requirement management system; defining the relationships between internal and external components; and generating system/element level functional, performance, and interface specifications to document and control the achievement of the desired capabilities


Experience must include specific roles in a program with respect to one of the following areas: interface definition; or requirement development using a requirements management schema and attributes. Desired skills include a demonstrated ability to analyze high level needs utilizing use cases/scenarios and relate them to the requirements. Experience with / knowledge of MBSE or model-based engineering desired. Excellent communications skills are required (written and oral). Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings. Demonstrated ability to implement engineering plans within a project.

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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