Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Applied Mathematics, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant technical experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience required.
Candidate must be able to obtain a TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance at time of hire. A current and active Top Secret clearance or hirer is highly preferred. 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.
Required Key Skills:
Desired skills and/or experience in one or more of the following areas:
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Chief Systems Engineer to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to develop the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to create and manage various General Dynamics Mission Systems and client technologies. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Chief Systems Engineer will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.
This candidate will be the Chief Systems Engineer of a 50+ person integration program on a game-changing capability that will culminate with deliverable hardware to the field. The individual will lead a team to manage requirements, manage program risks, lead all design reviews, both internal & external, and lead all requirement verification activities.
The Chief Systems Engineer will be responsible for providing comprehensive technical leadership in the development and integration of high-performance network communications systems. This includes serving as the lead authority supporting program execution, strategy development and business development.
Additionally, this employee will be expected to communicate with the government customer on a regular basis, ensuring customer satisfaction is maximized. Not only are these communications vital to the job at hand, but the candidate will be expected to support the development of future technological growth with the customer, and identify Internal Research and Development (IR&D) opportunities to better support the customer.
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!
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