• Sr Systems Engineer

    Location USA-FL-Orlando
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/3/2018 8:41 AM)
    Job ID
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    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 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 exciting position in our sunny Orlando, Florida location. We are seeking an individual who will technically contribute to the Consolidated Product line Management – Next (CPM-Next) contract. You will be a part of the development of next generation military C2 training environments using Modeling and Simulation. In this role as Lead Systems Engineer, you will:

    • Perform and lead activities in Live/Virtual/Constructive (LVC) domain to include Interoperability requirements, designs and implementations, as required to support the LT2 Product Line
    • Perform and lead TDP development and analysis including drawings to support Physical and Functional Configuration Audits (PCA/FCA) events
    • Perform and lead technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements
    • Design and analyze systems, and equipment including computational, network and mechanical interfaces Conduct feasibility studies and test new and modified designs
    • Perform and lead customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (subsystem, elements and components)
    • Perform and lead detailed technical analyses for a system, subsystem or system elements to include: concept, requirements, design, fabrication, integration, test, acceptance, delivery, installation, training, operation, maintenance and disposal
    • Lead and Contribute to detailed technical analyses at the system of system (SOS) level
    • Synthesize solutions to meet customer expectations and technical performance while staying within schedule and cost constraints
    • Research and analyze data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
    • Effectively choose the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products
    • Provide engineering support to manufacturing/operations
    • Exercise considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments
    • Lead and guide the successful completion of major programs and projects
    • Lead medium technical proposals for CPM delivery orders, as required
    • Publish white papers; prepare presentations and briefings to customer and industry partners, as required
    • Participate in working groups and LT2 control boards (such as the Architecture Control Board)
    • Attend technical interchange meetings, as required, to interface to other architecture working groups and customer representatives


    • Significant use, understanding and tailoring of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    • Frequently contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas
    • Major contributor to the achievement of business objectives
    • Significant proficiency with requirements management, system design & system modeling tools
    • Recognizes various architectural patterns, applies them appropriately, understands strengths/weaknesses within those architectures and develops architectural variations as necessary
    • Familiar with Enterprise Architecture Frameworks
    • Significant proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
    • Significant written and verbal communications skills
    • Creative thinker
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Significant skills in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    • Significant ability to clearly report information relevant to sound systems engineering design
    • Significant understanding and ability to apply project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM), and Statistical Process Controls


    • Experience generating innovative approaches and solutions to complex issues
    • Must have good familiarity with various system components and how they work together as a system
    • Research and analysis on current technology and recommends tools for implementation within a project, department, or division
    • Experience in designing and implementing with 24/7 stability, performance, scalability, with monitoring and localization requirements in mind
    • Good understanding of DoD (PEO STRI preferred) Technical Data Package (TDP) requirements
    • Experience with field delivery, integration and test, and selloff is particularly important. Understands the needs and requirements of system operators and users, and uses this understanding to influence system design improvements.
    • Experience in process and process design with the ability to create or revises processes to improve product performance and process effectiveness.
    • Hands-On experience in all aspects of design, integration, testing, and simulation communication systems, US Army Training systems, test equipment and simulation systems
    • Experience in integrating MILES system variants is a plus including Basic MILES, IWS, ITESS II, WITS and MILES XXI with Instrumentation Radios including 3G, KTS, JTRS and IRS
    • Technical experience in Life Cycle Development and management (from concept through disposal) including Software, Hardware, Logistics and Training products
    • Domain experience in the Modeling and Simulation domain in Live, Virtual and Constructive
    • Proven experience in leading technical teams
    • Experience in Product Line Engineering and Product Lifecycle Management
    • Has the ability to distill disparate requests and desires into concise solutions that meets the needs of the various stakeholders in an effective manner
    • Has the ability to view the system and system processes from various stakeholders point of view without bias
    • Significant experience in the live, virtual, constructive training system and training delivery domains, viewed as a subject matter expert by the community and the customer
    • Experience in leading significant size engineering development efforts
    • Experience leading multiple concurrent efforts with dynamic deadlines / requirements
    • Experience with leading Portfolio SAFe Agile Teams
    • Experience with leading development of web/cloud based solutions
    • Experience with implementing DevOps (continuous development, continuous integration, and continuous deployment)


    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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