• Navy TCS – Test Team Technical Support (Advanced Level)

    Location USA-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/6/2018 10:21 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Technicians/Technical Support
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Associate's degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


    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

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Test Technical Support Technician.  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.



    Key Responsibilities Provide strong testing support for the AN/BYG-1 Tactical Control System (TCS). Conduct Test & Evaluation (T&E) of software applications and tools for new and existing programs. Responsibilities include assisting the team with software installations, build quality checkouts, and executing formal verification test procedures. Duties include providing shift reports, test reports, system troubleshooting, verification of software bug fixes, and validating that new software implementation will meet the sailor’s needs. This position requires occasional 2nd and 3rd shift support as well as potential travel to support East Coast testing sites. Candidates are expected to provide strong work ethic with a passion to deliver high quality products to the US Navy.


    Required Skills

    US Navy Submarine Fire Control Technician (FT) experience on AN/BYG-1 Submarine Fire Control System is required.  Candidate should be capable of understanding and providing technical evaluation of multiple software baselines. This position requires the ability to multi-task while working independently and within dynamic team environments. Candidates must possess high attention to detail, strong verbal and written communication skills, and Microsoft Office proficiency. Works under general supervision and may provide direction to other employees with similar duties.


    These skills are a PLUS

    • Network and system administration and troubleshooting experience in a Linux environment
    • Basic Linux command line navigation skills
    • Submarine AN/BYG-1 System experience
    • Good understanding of Software development
    • High proficiency with advanced Excel concepts including pivot tables and nested formula
    • Experience with Navy Submarine Design
    • Experience working with the Submarine Warfare Federated Tactical Systems (SWFTS Community)
    • Experience with IBM Rational DOORS or Telelogic DOORS

    US Navy Submarine Fire Control Technician (FT) experience is REQUIRED.

    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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