Systems Test Engineer, Agile - Flex/Hybrid Workplace Options! - 2022-54573


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General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue


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:

Additional Business Name: General Dynamics Mission Systems

Systems Test Engineer, Agile - Flex/Hybrid Workplace Options! - 2022-54573
To Commensurate With Experience
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree

As a Systems Test Engineer working on our Agile Development team, you will be responsible for detailed technical, risk, and requirements analyses, testing software and tools, and the design and development of new technologies or enhancement of existing products.


The ideal candidate is familiar with agile development, has system test experience on complex US Navy hardware/software platforms, and is proficient in IBM DOORs and RQM. However, we are willing to train the right candidate.


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


What you bring to the table:

  • Clear understanding of and ability to lead the system development life cycle
  • Clear understanding of and ability to lead the risk management process
  • Expertise in applying technical standards and methodologies to solve challenges in creative ways
  • Experience troubleshooting electrical and software systems
  • Experience writing and reviewing system test procedures


What sets you apart:

  • Ability to provide technical leadership and position others for success
  • Ability to interact effectively with project teams, managers, and end users
  • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success
  • Thorough knowledge of technology trends and willingness to champion new ideas and operational improvements
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development for yourself and others

 WORKPLACE OPTIONS: This position may be performed fully on-site or in a flex format where you’re only on site for days where you’re needed in the testing lab, depending on your preferences. The position is based at our Pittsfield, MA campus, where you can do work that matters, and then log off to enjoy world renowned cultural attractions, incredible outdoor adventures, delicious farm-to-table restaurants, and more! Learn more about the GD-Pittsfield here:

Join our Agile Development team and design mission critical weapon control systems for those who lead, protect, and serve the world we live in, so they can focus on their mission: Making the world a safer place.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 5 years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 3 years of job-related experience. Agile experience preferred.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. 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.

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