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Systems Engineer
Dedham, MA

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Job Description

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience). Agile experience preferred.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required to be obtainable within a reasonable period. 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.

Responsibilities for this Position

A Relocation package may be available for this position.

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Systems Enginner. 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.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:Participates in requirements analysis, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification)Performs interface definition studies of system components and products under direct supervisionSupports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycleDevelops and evaluates systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specificationsMay provide system accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features (e.g., identification, authentication, access control, labeling, and auditing) of the system are considered and function properlyMay develop system security documentation on both new and fielded information systemsIdentifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses.Influences the shaping of future products by contributing to the framework (architecture) used across multiple products or systems.Receives detailed instructions from immediate supervisorGenerally works within an identified work groupSome contact with Deputy Program Manager Engineering (DPME) and other professionals within the Engineering departmentTravel may be requiredSecurity clearance may be requiredWorks on problems of limited scop KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Working knowledge of the systems engineering concepts, principles, and theoriesWorking knowledge of the system engineering processGood ability to grasp and apply new information quicklyGood ability to handle more complex assignments as experience progressesShows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with little directionGood awareness of business objectivesWorking knowledge of Microsoft Office applicationsApplies company policies and procedures to resolve routine issuesBuilds stable working relationships internallyGood written and verbal communications skillsCreative thinkerGood ability to clearly recognize and report information relevant to sound systems engineering design

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

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