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.
Additional Business Name: General Dynamics Mission Systems
2020-45944 - Systems Engineering Technical Manager - SSBN Fire Control Auxiliary Systems
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Systems Engineering Technical Manager of the SSBN Fire Control Auxilliary Systems team. 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:
Oversees and manages a team of approximately 15-25 engineers supporting SSBN fire control auxiliary systems and the SSGN weapon control system
Implement, develops, initiates strategic improvements to drive long term health of the organization, such as mentoring and training initiatives
Serves as liaison between program management, engineering team, and other managers across multiple disciplines within the project area
Reviews status of projects and budgets, manages schedules, and prepares status reports
Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives
Participates in the development of executable project plans on proposals
Expected to manage work, set objectives and meet commitments for self and others
Delegates assignments to others for developing solutions
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Previous leadership experience with Department of Defense programs preferred.
Skilled at executing complex tasks
Demonstrated communication skills in all organizational directions (up, down, across) Very strong written and verbal communications skills
Can effectively encourages trades across technical, contract and program domains of project
Very strong ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
Demonstrated motivational skills
Self-directed/ self-starting ability
Ability to lead, mentor, and motivate staff
Ability to engage in continuous learning
Ability to recruit, manage and retain people
Develop Yourself and Develop Others
Be a Team Player and Communicate Effectively
Deliver on Commitments
Bachelor's of Science or Technology degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.
Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required to be obtainable within 24 months 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.