Fairfax, Virginia

Responsibilities for this Position

Systems Engineering Technician

Job ID: 2020-47018
USA-VA-Fairfax
Required Clearance: Secret
Posted Date: 1/4/2021
Category: Technicians/Technical Support
Employment Type: Full Time
Hiring Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems


Basic Qualifications

Associate’s degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. 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

We are ready to hire a Systems Engineering Technician with hands on experience with the Navy's AN/BYG-1 Tactical Control System (TCS) to help build the Submarine Combat System delivered to the United States Navy (USN) and Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Submarine fleet. Our close-knit team is passionate about delivering the best product to the Navy to help protect our country. Our team works closely with the Submarine community to develop solutions that allow the Navy to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

Imagine being part of the team that develops the technologies, products and services that help our nation’s heroes keep our nation safe. The work is important. The challenges are career-defining. The opportunity is waiting for you at GDMS as an Engineering Technician.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Providing Tactical Control System (TCS) subject matter expertise (SME) as part of the Systems Engineering team
  • Participating in requirements definition and system design and development
  • Analyzing system, functional and performance requirements
  • Authoring test procedures and conduct systems integration and test
  • Analyzing problem tickets and determining expected system behavior and corrections
  • Shaping future products by contributing CONOPS and operator perspective of design changes

What we want you to bring to our team:

  • US Navy Submarine Fire Control Technician (FT) experience
  • Experience with Navy Submarine Design
  • High proficiency in using Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A strong work ethic and discipline

What will set you apart:

  • Experience working with the Submarine Warfare Federated Tactical Systems (SWFTS Community)
  • Experience with Agile development
  • Knowledge of requirements management and system modeling tools
  • Ability to sell your concepts and ideas
  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative (team) environment
  • Ability to quickly grasp and apply new information
  • Ability to handle more complex assignments as experience progresses
  • Self-motivated, engaged, continuously learning and looking for ways to improve things

One last thing:

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected for the Entry-Level Systems Technician position 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. Some travel and shift work may be required based on the program’s needs.

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



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 12,000+ 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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Fairfax, Virginia

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

From Gulfstream business jets and combat vehicles to nuclear-powered submarines and communications systems, people around the world depend on our products and services for their safety and security.

We offer a broad portfolio of innovative products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; IT and C4ISR solutions; and shipbuilding and ship repair.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

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