Job: 2021-47907 - Surface Ship Systems Software Integration Engineer

General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue

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:

Additional Business Name: General Dynamics Mission Systems

Job Title:
2021-47907 - Surface Ship Systems Software Integration Engineer
Salary Range:Location:
To Commensurate With Experience Pittsfield
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeEngineering
Education Level:Work Experience:
Bachelor's Degree
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Software Integration Engineer.  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.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.



Installs, configures, and maintains software onboard Littoral Combat Ships
Ideal candidate should have strong troubleshooting skills and be able to work independently
Conducts functional, environmental, operational, and/or performance tests on hardware, software, and systems
Isolates and documents issues and defects
Supports continuous improvement initiatives
Frequent contact with multiple work groups
Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
Travel is required (see below)
Ability to obtain a Security clearance is required


Strong understanding of Microsoft Windows Desktop (Windows 7, 10) and Server (2008, 2016) technologies including experience with traditional software delivery and application installation processes and configurations
Strong understanding of Linux server technologies including experience with traditional software delivery and application installation processes and configurations
Strong understanding of Virtualization (VMWare) technologies
Experience integrating software on a common operating system
Experience with scripting and automation technologies, specifically PowerShell and BASH


Experience with Scanning/Vulnerability Management tools (VMS, ACAS, Nessus)
Experience with Data Protection Software such as Acronis or Veritas
Ability to perform network troubleshooting (Certificates, 802.1x, multicast, TCP/IP etc)
Experience with scripting and automation technologies, specifically PowerShell and BASH
Experience with security software such as McAfee’s Host Based Security System
Operating system certifications (Windows Server, RedHat Linux)
Security + certification, or ability to obtain Security + certification
Linux system administration experience
Experience with systems administration software such as Splunk and Landesk
Experienced with designing, configuring, and securing virtual machines
Experience with implementing basic Windows mail servers.
Knowledge of Exchange 2010 & 2016.
Microsoft Deployment Toolkit knowledge
Troubleshooting skills with Active Directory Replication
Storage Area Network (SAN) administration
Data Backup Systems Administrator
Experience configuring SNMP on Windows servers
Experience supporting end-users
Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills


IAT Level II/II Certification
 Other applicable certifications (e.g. Windows/Linux Certifications, CompTIA Security+, Network+, CCNA, MCSA, MCSE, Linux+)
 Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, computer science, software engineering, electrical engineering, information technology or a related specialized area or field
 Experience working on the LCS class of ships

Come work for General Dynamics Mission Systems in beautiful Berkshire County, located on the western edge of Massachusetts. The Berkshires are very family friendly with excellent schools. The housing market is very affordable compared to surrounding larger cities. General Dynamics provides exceptional salaries compared to other employers in Berkshire County which provides a comfortable lifestyle for you and your family.

The surrounding area is a cultural center for arts and theater, including established venues such as Tanglewood, Mass Museum of Contemporary Arts, The Clark and the Norman Rockwell Museum, to name a few. Berkshire County is also an outdoors’ person’s dream location, with multiple lakes, nearby ski locations, golf courses and even the Appalachian Trail. Being part of New England, western Massachusetts also boasts four distinct and enjoyable seasons, from the comfortable summer months to the colorful fall and pristine winters.


As a small city with surrounding rural towns, Pittsfield has a reasonable cost of living and relaxing short commutes without giving up modern life amenities. We are centrally located in the northeast, providing easy access to all of the attractions New England can offer, such as Boston and New York City which are both less than a 3 hour drive away.


The Berkshire are Calling!
Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, computer science, software engineering, electrical engineering or a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree with 3 years.  Agile experience preferred.


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.