2023-60345 - Field Support Engineer


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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

2023-60345 - Field Support Engineer
To Commensurate With Experience
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree

As an HQ Support Engineer for the Columbia/Dreadnought Class of Submarines, you’ll be a member a cross functional team responsible for reach-back support to the Shipyards and Sites for the Columbia/Dreadnought Program.  You'll have the ability to support critical installation milestones and support the successful deployment of these systems to the Navy. 

We encourage you to apply if you have any of these preferred skills or experiences: Strong organizational skills, ability to multitask effectively and troubleshoot issues successfully. 

What sets you apart:

  • Ability to assess incoming technical and process issues and prioritize effectively

  • Excellent communication and support skills

  • Experience troubleshooting technical issues

  • Strong willingness to learn new technical skills

  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing and fabrication methods, as well as technical, government, and industry standards                                                                                             
  • Creative thinker capable of leading a team in the preparation of project design, testing, and prototype fabrication                                                                                                                     
  • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success                     
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development for yourself and others

Our Commitment to You:

  • An exciting career path with opportunities for continuous learning and development.
  • Research oriented work, alongside award winning teams developing practical solutions for our nation’s security
  • Flexible schedules with every other Friday off work, if desired (9/80 schedule)
  • Competitive benefits, including 401k matching, flex time off, paid parental leave, health-care benefits, health & wellness programs, employee resource and social groups, and more
  • See more at gdmissionsystems.com/careers/why-work-for-us/benefits


Workplace Options:
This position is Hybrid.
While on-site, you will be a part of the Pittsfield, MA Team.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 2+ years of job-related experience or a Master's degree. 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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