Groton, Connecticut

Responsibilities for this Position

Industrial Engineer - Augmented Reality


Job ID: 2022-8983
Type: Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Engineering
EB Groton Shipyard


This position is for the Industrial Engineering Advanced Manufacturing Technology Team to lead Electric Boats Extended Reality (xR) efforts. This position will provide the oversight and integration of EBs xR initiatives including Augment Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and Assisted Reality (aR) efforts {Defined below}. This is an excellent opportunity to engage with cutting edge technology, and its implementation into production.

The selected candidate will be responsible for the research, development and implementation of xR tools for use in production at both Quonset Point (QP) and Groton (Gtn) sites.

Successful candidates responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
  • Development and execution of an enterprise xR strategy
  • Identify optimal xR candidates and use cases with appropriate ROI calculation
  • Develop and institutionalize xR capabilities including hardware, software and processes
  • Work with EB Organizations to align functionality with desired need
  • Develop and coordinate training for the xR applications
  • Lead Production Pilots to prove out the functionality of xR tools and verify cost and schedule benefits
  • Resolving real time issues as items go into production
  • Briefings and presentations to all levels of management and external costumers
  • xR Project Management of internal and external AR/VR/xR efforts (e.g. ManTech, AMR, M&PE, ITPMO and Dfa CRD projects)
  • Lead IT PMO task(s) to production xR tools and network connectivity
  • Manage xR Technology working group and xR Roadmap


  • Strong written and verbal communications
  • CAD software experience
  • MS Office Tool Suite Proficiency


Extended Reality (xR): All real and digital combined human-machine interactions through wearable tech.

Augmented Reality (AR): A branch of technology where real world items are enhanced by XT systems to increase user perception

Virtual Reality (VR): Allows the user to interact with an environment that is entirely computer generated

Assisted Reality (aR): xR technology that allows information to be feed to a user hands free but has no interaction with the environment


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering
  • Manufacturing and/or construction experience
  • Previous project management experience
  • Advanced Degree
  • Lean Six Sigma Green/Black Belt certified
  • Knowledge of the EB IT PMO process and POCs
  • Previous experience with IT development (e.g. UI and/or app development, agile software development )
  • Background and Knowledge of xR technologies


Groton, Connecticut

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

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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