2022-57981 - Sr Engineering Support Specialist - Fleet Guidance


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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

2022-57981 - Sr Engineering Support Specialist - Fleet Guidance
To Commensurate With Experience
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Sr Engineering Support Specialist, as member of our Guidance Fleet Support 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. 

Duties and Tasks:

Analyzes effects of engineering changes for impacts to fleet technical documentation and training.
Consistently demonstrates proficiency in the application of technical competence of SSBN Fire Control systems and supporting systems.

Designs, develops, analyzes, troubleshoots and provides technical inputs and recommendations during fleet documentation and training product development.

Leads and supports development, analysis, and review of technical inputs for fleet documentation in support of multiple concurrent projects.

Coordinates and leads documentation verifications on SSBN and SSGN Fire Control systems in a laboratory environment.
Formulates and recommends corrective action measures for technical documentation based on engineering, customer, and fleet inputs.
Participates in discussions related to the identification of cause of or potential for problems/issues in the fleet based on technical documentation use and intent.

Participates in the planning for completion of multiple and concurrent updates to multiple documents.

Performs research and investigations in laboratory functions involving the testing, troubleshooting, and repairing of devices, assemblies, subsystems, and systems.

Regularly communicates with various internal stakeholders and multiple customers

Utilizes defined resources to meet project requirements


What sets you apart:

  • Exceptional communication skills with the capacity to get buy-in on concepts, ideas, issues, impacts and risks
  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Ability to uphold system engineering practices and principles
  • Aptitude to quickly grasp and apply new information
  • Ability to interact and clearly report to and with project teams, managers and end users
  • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects and tasks with little direction
  • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success

Knowledge Skills and abilities:

  • Experienced Navy Missile Tech with significant "hands on" experience strongly preferred
  • In depth Mod 6 Fire Control system knowledge required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficient written and verbal communications skills
  • Proficient ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and effectively handle complex assignments
  • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes pro

Requires a Bachelor’s or Technology degree in Engineering or a related specialized area/field, or equivalent (4 years job-related experience). Requires an additional 2+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree.

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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