2024-62951 - Fleet Support - Documentation Engineer


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General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue
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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
2024-62951 - Fleet Support - Documentation Engineer
To Commensurate With Experience
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree

At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we create the technologies, products and services that help our nation’s heroes keep our nation safe. The work we do is so advanced, we are continuously moving the boundaries of what’s possible. Here you’ll work with the best and your talent will be front and center on projects that impact the world. Are you up to the challenge?

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.

Showing initiative and exercising judgement, you’ll design, develop, analyze, troubleshoot and provide technical skills during research and/or product development, analyze effects of projects upon various areas such as Engineering, Facilities, and the labor pool to determine the most practical and cost-efficient methods to obtain the required resources and design systems, software and equipment layout. Participating on the engineering work team, you’ll develop, implement, install, test, modify and/or operate complex equipment and systems as well as support other team members concerning experiment design, materials, equipment setup/maintenance and related issues.

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 of Science or Technology degree, a related specialized area or field (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree
  • Demonstrate narrowly focused in-depth technical level of practical operational process knowledge in a specific engineering area
  • Demonstrate technical competence in the setup, monitoring and documentation of experiments and/or lab equipment

What sets you apart:

  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success

As a member of the Fleet Support - Documentation Team, you'll lead development of strategic tasks and procedures by applying engineering and organizational knowledge and expertise to achieve technical goals. 

  • You'll also interpret the technical, organizational, and process aspects of Fleet Documentation to ensure the quality of the product is satisfactory for the Submarine Fleet to use. 
  • You will be responsible for the completion of assigned tasks and projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines. 
  • As a part of your role you will be asked to evaluate technical and schedule risks to include any mitigation plans required. 
  • This role requires you to support the Fleet Documentation Authors with all of the technical aspects of developing procedures for the new class of submarine. 
  • The desired attributes for this role include a systematic thought process to evaluate the complexity of an entire procedure for the Fire Control System and document the best solution. 
  • You will be required to show initiative on assignments and exercise independent judgement with little direction.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead small scale teams in a variety of tasks dependent on the life-cycle of work assigned will be required. 

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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