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General Dynamics Mission Systems Surface Ship Navigation Systems Engineer in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience). Agile experience preferred. CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: 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 Help make the technologies, products and services that make a difference. That's the opportunity that's waiting for you at General Dynamics Mission Systems. We help our nation's heroes keep our nation safe by creating solutions so advanced, they redefine innovation for the world. It's an amazing challenge. And it's waiting for you now. We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers' missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between. Working successfully within a team, the Surface Ship Navigation Systems Engineer will participate in requirements analysis, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification) in the development and evaluation of networks and information systems. What You'll Experience: Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secret A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discovered Opportunities to travel up to 20% including to various shipyards or offsite locations Research and analyze data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE/BFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application Support the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle Develop and evaluate systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specifications Plans sub tasks for activities described above Develop professional expertise, apply company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action Identify, analyze and resolve system design weaknesses Receive instruction from immediate supervisor and lead Contact with multiple work groups What You Bring To The Table: A Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required; Agile experience preferred Solid understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles and theories Familiarity with technical standards Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications Very strong written and verbal communication skills Awareness of business objectives and Engineering role in achieving What Sets You Apart: Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task Ability to quickly grasp and apply new information Strong initiative and professionalism on projects with increasing complexity Commitment to ongoing professional development Builds productive internal/external working relationships Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions Experience with Navigation Systems (Inertial Navigation, GPS, AIS, Fathometer, ECDIS, etc.) Experience with Internal and External Change Processes Experience with Cable Block Diagrams, Wire Connection Lists, and other Drawing Types Experience with Control Systems Experience with Requirements Development and Management Experience with Problem Report tracking For full position details, please visit our careers page: https://gdmissionsystems.com/careers/surface-ship-navigation-systems-engineer-pittsfield-ma-usa-2020-45077-opportunity

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