• Navy AN/BYG-1 Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Test Team Technician

    Job Location USA-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/22/2018 8:28 AM)
    Job ID
    Required Clearance
    Technicians/Technical Support
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Associate's degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience. 


    US Navy Submarine AN/BYG-1 Fire Control Technician (FT) experience with Active Secret DoD Clearance is REQUIRED.  Due to the nature of work performed at our facilities, US citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    Job Description

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) is looking for a former Fire Control Technician (FT) with at least 5 years of AN/BYG-1 experience to join our Test Team. This position provides an opportunity to be on the cutting edge of developing the latest Fire Control systems. GDMS employees work closely with the Submarine Combat System community to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


    Key Responsibilities

    Provide strong testing support for the AN/BYG-1 Tactical Control System (TCS). Conduct Test & Evaluation (T&E) of software applications and tools for new and existing programs. Responsibilities include assisting the team with software installations, build quality assurance checkouts, and executing formal verification test procedures. Duties include validating that new software implementation will meet the sailor’s needs, system troubleshooting, verification of software bug fixes, providing shift and test reports. This position requires occasional 2 and 3 shift support as well as potential travel to support East Coast testing sites (less than 5%). Candidates are expected to provide strong work ethic with a passion to deliver high quality products to the US Navy.


    Required Skills

    US Navy Submarine Fire Control Technician (FT) experience on AN/BYG-1 Submarine Fire Control System is required. Candidate should be capable of understanding and providing technical evaluation of multiple software baselines. This position requires the ability to multi-task while working independently and within dynamic team environments. Candidates must possess high attention to detail, strong verbal and written communication skills, and Microsoft Office proficiency.


    These skills are a PLUS

    • Network and system administration and troubleshooting experience in a Linux environment
    • Basic Linux command line navigation skills
    • Good understanding of Software development
    • High proficiency with advanced Excel concepts including pivot tables and nested formula
    • Experience with Navy Submarine Design
    • Experience working with the Submarine Warfare Federated Tactical Systems (SWFTS Community)



    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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