• Closed Area Lab Supervisor

    Job Location USA-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/5/2018 5:28 PM)
    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 3 years of relevant experience.


    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

    GDMS has an immediate opening for a Closed Area Lab Supervisor to join the Submarine Tactical Control Systems (TCS) team. This position provides an opportunity to develop the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. GDMS 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 with collaborative teams to perform technical activities that impact the design and manufacturing of advanced electronic systems. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the TCS Closed Area Lab Supervisor will enhance their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.

    Key Responsibilities
    The TCS Closed Area Lab Supervisor performs technical activities which impact the proposal, system-level design, detail design and manufacturing of advanced electronics systems. The TCS Closed Area Lab Supervisor will be responsible for the successful, secure and safe operation, maintenance and usage of the Closed Area facility and equipment.

    Additional Responsibilities

    • Ensure the implementation of all security policies and procedures as defined by the NISPOM document, DSS Representative and the GDMS Information System Security Manager (ISSM)
    • Supply personnel requesting lab access with required documentation, forms, briefings, and demonstrations
    • Provide personnel information for access forms and approval
    • Provide briefings and enforce lab access requirements for visitors, first time users, escorts
    • Provide briefings and enforce security procedures concerning media, information systems, safes, and storage containers
    • Documentation updates for Information Systems, Hardware Setup diagrams, SSP (System Security Plan)
    • Perform required physical and IS security audits and maintain logs
    • Support annual GDMS Audits and Federal DSS Audits
    • Perform necessary maintenance on tactical and support Government Property (GFE) equipment. Document failed GFE equipment and request replacement parts as required. Support GFE property identification, tagging and auditing
    • Perform or request necessary maintenance on GDMS equipment
    • Support Software Development and System Integration groups as required
    • Assist with scheduling lab use and resolving priorities

    Preferred Experience

    • Former Military E6 or higher (including Radioman or Comsec Custodian)
    • Prior DOD Defense contractor experience
    • Sophisticated understanding of advanced electronics systems



    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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