2022-55769 - Entry Level Model Based Systems Engineer

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General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

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

2022-55769 - Entry Level Model Based Systems Engineer
To Commensurate With Experience
Pittsfield
Full Time
Engineering
Bachelor's Degree
Required
2+
Required

Help make the technologies, products and services that make a difference. That’s the opportunity that’s waiting for you at General Dynamics Mission Systems. We help our nation’s heroes keep our nation safe by creating solutions so advanced, they redefine innovation for the world. It’s an amazing challenge. And it’s waiting for you now.

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers’ missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between.

We are seeking an experienced Model Based Systems Engineer (MBSE) with proficiency in system design and execution of Department of Defense (DoD) programs. Candidates must be effective communicators and dedicated team members who have an understanding of concept development, architecture, and development based on MBSE and utilizing with the industry standard System Modeling Language (SysML) and tools (MagicDraw preferred).

Working successfully within a team, the Entry Level Model Based Systems Engineer will participate in requirements analysis, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification) in the development and evaluation of networks and information systems.


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:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required; Agile experience preferred
  • Clear understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles and theories
  • Familiarity with technical standards

What sets you apart:

  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to quickly grasp and apply new information
  • Strong initiative and professionalism on projects with increasing complexity
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

Representative Duties and Tasks:

  • Apply Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) methods to perform 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
  • Develop system CONOPS, architecture, and interface definitions of complex systems in an MBSE environment
  • Support effective transition of existing systems engineering and technical data packages (TDPs) from traditional document-based processes to reusable model-based artifacts
  • Support management of models and derived work products consistent with project configuration and data management processes and standards.
  • Conduct walkthroughs and formal reviews of system requirements and architecture models developed using SysML and MBSE processes
  • Perform detailed technical analyses for a subsystem or system elements
  • Collaborate with systems engineering leads as well as domain and discipline subject matter experts (SMEs) to tailor MBSE to project scope and cost and schedule constraints.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understanding of SysML-based MBSE methods, tools, and frameworks.
  • Experience using Cameo, MagicDraw, Rhapsody (MagicDraw preferred) to develop models of system requirements, architecture/design and interfaces.
  • Able to synthesize knowledge from multiple domains to apply to new, complicated problems
  • Strong ability to communicate issues, impacts, and corrective actions

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Understanding of development of SysML models within cost and schedule constraints of complex lifecycles for software and hardware based products
  • Understanding of requirements management and traceability to SysML models
  • Understanding of architecture frameworks like DoDAF/UPDM/UAF
  • Understanding of MBSE frameworks (OOSEM, Harmony, FAS, MagicGrid)
  • Knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Familiar with the DOORS requirements management tool
  • Familiar with Agile development processes
  • Familiar with DoD and/or commercial Digital Engineering industry practices, methodologies and tools
  • Familiar with model standards activities (OMG, INCOSE)

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. 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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