General Dynamics Mission Systems Deputy Program Manager of Engineering (DPME)* in Quincy, Massachusetts
Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.
Department of Defense SECRET is preferred 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
Bluefin Robotics in Quincy, Massachusetts is seeking a Deputy Project Manager of Engineering to support the development, manufacture, integration, test, and delivery of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). Candidates should have experience managing the execution of an engineering team (cost/schedule/technical). The candidate shall be the direct interface to program management and customers. The candidate will manage a team of 20-40 engineers. Like an engineering manager, the candidate also must be cognizant of personnel related topics and be able to communicate and participate with the functional engineering managers or senior engineering managers in the personnel performance review process.
Guides the successful completion of major programs and projects
Leads requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation of subsystem and system elements
Leads technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements
Leads detailed technical analyses for a system, subsystem or system elements
May provide system accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features (e.g.,
Contributes to detailed technical analyses at the system of system (SOS) level
Synthesizes solutions to meet customer expectations and technical performance while staying within schedule and cost constraints
Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle
Provides leadership and/or direction to lower level employees
Supports engineering proposal development
Frequent contact with managers within and outside of Engineering, project teams across the company, and external customers and vendors
Provides resolution to a diverse range of complex problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativity
Having wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways
Travel may be required
Off-shore testing may be required
Experience and Qualifications:
Very strong use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
Very strong proficiency with requirements management & system modeling tools
Ability to get buy-in on concepts and ideas
Ability to multi-task
Very strong understanding of basic project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM), and Statistical Process Controls
Highly proficient ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and effectively handle complex assignments
Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
Highly proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
Knowledge/Experience in Unmanned Underwater Vehicle domain
Undersea system integration and test
Undersea hardware requirements
Requirements analysis and verification
Managing the workload of an engineering development team
Material compatibility requirements for undersea systems
Requirements analysis and verification
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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Employment TypeFull Time
Hiring CompanyGeneral Dynamics Mission Systems