2022-55642 - Security Systems Program Architect


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General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue

Website: gdmissionsystems.com

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

2022-55642 - Security Systems Program Architect
To Commensurate With Experience
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree

As an Security Systems Program Architect, you’ll assist leading teams in a a requirement/design/test/field support capacity. It’s your chance to step up to the challenge and prove you’re ready to lead the world.

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
  • Identifying and implementing ways to make Systems Engineering more efficient and streamlined
  • Customer and varied team interactions

What you bring to the table:

  • Agile experience preferred
  • MagicDraw experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles and theories
  • Strong proficiency with modeling; defining and modeling system and subsystem interfaces
  • Strong knowledge of the various lifecycle phases
  • 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 and tasks with little direction
  • Familiarity with engineering processes and toolkits, like Agile, Cost Account Management and JIRA
  • Experience in team management and customer relations/interface

What sets you apart:

  • Exceptional communication skills with the capacity to get buy-in on concepts, ideas, issues, impacts and risks
  • Ability to uphold system engineering practices and principles
  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Aptitude to quickly grasp and apply new information
  • Effectively leads teams to the successful completion of major programs and projects
  • Highly motivated with ability to influence others
  • Ability to interact and clearly report to and with project teams, managers and end users
  • Ability to multi-task

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 required 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.

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