Company Description: Platforms: Smarter. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we solve the toughest security and technology challenges facing our nation and its allies by building smarter mission-critical products and systems.We develop mission critical C4ISR solutions across the land, sea, air, space and cyber domains. As you might imagine, we can offer career paths that fit almost any area of expertise. Almost any background or interests. And almost any short- and long-term career goals. At our location in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, we develop advanced solutions to support the U.S. Navy's latest ships and combat systems.
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.
Learn more about the Pittsfield facility here: www.gdmissionsystems.com/PittsfieldMA.
2020-42793 - SQA Test Architect
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a SQA Test Architect. 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.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
Ensuring test coverage is complete
Driving consistency in test approach among all SQA testers
Acting as initial technical point of contact for SQA testers
Reviewing the LCCB agenda and attending the meeting
Acting as SQA Manager for technical/programmatic purposes when requested by SQA Manager
Reviewing MTEPPs and Program Plans
Reviewing SQA-developed CRs prior to submission to LCCB (as applicable)
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Experience with Fire Control
Demonstrated use and understanding of test engineering concepts, principles, and theories
Excellent with Microsoft Office applications and DOORS
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with object oriented programming, system processes and scripting languages
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Ability to think creatively
Excellent in multi-tasking
Highly skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
Demonstrated awareness of business objectives and Engineering's role in achieving
Recognized internally and/or externally as a subject matter expert (SME) in multiple technical areas
Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
Demonstrated understanding and the ability to apply project leadership principles including cost performance, schedule milestones, earned value, cost account management, key performance measures and statistical process controls
Demonstrated ability to anticipate and shape major market opportunities
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience.
Department of Defense Secret clearance 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.