2023-59774 - Test 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

2023-59774 - Test Engineer
To Commensurate With Experience
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree
Up to One Year

Imagine a world-class engineering environment. Now add a team of exceptional talent along with technologies that are so advanced they’re often classified. That’s what you’ll find at General Dynamics Mission Systems. Here you’ll lead amazing engineers as they invent the technologies, products and services that help our service members, intelligence analysts and first responders keep our nation safe. If you want the chance to lead, it’s time to bring your talent to General Dynamics Mission Systems.

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 and everything in between.

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:

  • An Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or equivalent
  • Ability to generate documents, spreadsheet data analysis, test software and complex block diagram creation

What sets you apart:

  • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Leads by initiative and example

Duties and Tasks:

  • Executes the test approach and documents system verification throughout the engineering development lifecycle
  • Assists in the generation of system test work products by applying the appropriate standards, processes, procedures and tools
  • Assists in the development of test and diagnostic programs, designs test fixtures and equipment, and completes specifications and procedures for new products
  • Assists in the development of and conducts functional, environmental, operational, and/or performance tests on hardware, software, and systems
  • Assists with the design, development and implementation of cost-effective methods of testing and troubleshooting of hardware, software and systems for all phases of product development and manufacturing
  • Supports a team in isolating and documenting issues and defects
  • Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle
  • Follows direction and is accountable for the successful completion of tasks, thereby making a significant contribution to the team
  • Receives detailed instructions and tasking from supervisor on technical objectives of assignments
  • Demonstrates understanding of commitments and interdependencies
  • Learns and supports process/policy compliance
  • Supports continuous improvement initiatives
  • Some contact with multiple work groups
  • Generally, works with other members of a team
  • Focuses on becoming a subject matter expert (SME) in a particular technical area
  • Travel may be required (very minimal - training/installs)
  • Keeps abreast of technology trends

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


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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