Job: 2021-47098 - Surface Ship Communications Senior Systems Engineer

General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

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.

Job Title:
2021-47098 - Surface Ship Communications Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Range:Location:
Pittsfield
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeEngineering
Education Level:Work Experience:
Bachelor's Degree
Required
5+
Required
Description:
Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you’ll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.

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 space and everything in between.

As a Surface Ship Communications Senior Systems Engineer, you’ll participate in requirements analysis, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification) in the development and evaluation of internal and external ships communication systems. It’s your chance to step up in class and prove you’re ready to lead the world.

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 degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree; Agile experience preferred
Solid knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles and theories
Solid knowledge of requirements management and system modeling tools
Familiarity with Agile and Agile methodology 
Familiarity with technical and ABS standards and guidance 
Familiarity with Internal Ship Communications design, implementation, documentation and troubleshooting

Knowledge of network architecture, VoIP, and legacy PBX phone systems.  

Familiarity with External Ship Communications design, implementation, documentation and troubleshooting

Knowledge of naval communications systems in variety of frequency ranges to include HF/VHF/UHF BLOS/LOS SATCCOM

What sets you apart:
Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
Ability to quickly grasp and apply new information
Effectively handle complex assignments
Ability to clearly recognize and report relevant to sound systems engineering design
Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or 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.