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.
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Advanced Software Integration Engineer. 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:
•Performs requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of subsystem or system elements under supervision of the lead systems engineer
•Performs technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements
•Performs customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (elements and components)
•Performs detailed technical analyses for a subsystem or system elements
•Develops and evaluates systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specifications
•May provide system accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features (e.g., identification, authentication, access control, labeling, and auditing) of the system are considered and function properly
•May develop system security documentation on both new and fielded information systems
•Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
•Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle
•May provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employees
•Independently determines proposed approach to solutions
•Contributes to the completion of major programs and projects
•Defines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility
•Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
•Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses
•Contact with Deputy Program Managers Engineering (DPME) and other professionals within the Engineering department and with project teams across the company
•Provides resolution to a diverse range of complex problems
•Independently determines approach to solutions
•Keeps abreast of technology trends
•Contributes to the achievement of business objective
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
•Proficient use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
•Proficient knowledge of other related disciplines
•Proficient with requirements management & system modeling tools
•Recognizes various architectural patterns
•Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
•Proficient written and verbal communications skills
•Able to sell concepts and ideas
•Ability to multi-task
•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
•Proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
•Proficient ability to clearly report relevant to sound systems engineering design
•Solid understanding of Microsoft Windows Desktop (Windows 7, 10) and Server (2008, 2016) technologies including experience with traditional software delivery and application installation processes and configurations
•Solid understanding of Linux server technologies including experience with traditional software delivery and application installation processes and configurations
•Solid understanding of Virtualization (VMWare) technologies
•Experience integrating software on a common operating system
•Experience with scripting and automation technologies, specifically PowerShell and BASH
ADDITIONAL APPLICABLE SKILLS: (nice-to-have)
•Experience with additional Scanning/Vulnerability Management tools (VMS, ACAS, Nessus)
•Operating system certifications (Windows Server, RedHat Linux)
•Security + certification, or ability to obtain Security + certification
•Linux system administration experience
•Experienced with designing, configuring, and securing virtual machines
•Experience with implementing basic Windows mail servers.
•Knowledge of Exchange 2010 & 2016.
•Experience with group policies
•Active Directory Administration Experience
•Microsoft Deployment Toolkit knowledge
•Troubleshooting skills with Active Directory Replication
•Storage Area Network (SAN) administration
•Data Backup Systems Administrator
•Experience configuring SNMP on Windows servers
•Experience supporting end-users
•Understanding of Networking principles
ABOUT GDMS PITTSFIELD, MA
Come work for General Dynamics Mission Systems in beautiful Berkshire County, located on the western edge of Massachusetts. The Berkshires are very family friendly with excellent schools. The housing market is very affordable compared to surrounding larger cities. General Dynamics provides exceptional salaries compared to other employers in Berkshire County which provides a comfortable lifestyle for you and your family.
The surrounding area is a cultural center for arts and theater, including established venues such as Tanglewood, Mass Museum of Contemporary Arts, The Clark and the Norman Rockwell Museum, to name a few. Berkshire County is also an outdoors’ person’s dream location, with multiple lakes, nearby ski locations, golf courses and even the Appalachian Trail. Being part of New England, western Massachusetts also boasts four distinct and enjoyable seasons, from the comfortable summer months to the colorful fall and pristine winters.
As a small city with surrounding rural towns, Pittsfield has a reasonable cost of living and relaxing short commutes without giving up modern life amenities. We are centrally located in the northeast, providing easy access to all of the attractions New England can offer, such as Boston and New York City which are both less than a 3 hour drive away.
The Berkshire are Calling!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran
Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.
Department of Defense Secret security 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.