General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS) is part of General Dynamics and has been a trusted partner to the U.S. intelligence, maritime, space and homeland communities for more than 50 years. With the expertise to lead, the insight to deliver and the commitment to succeed, we staff each mission with a carefully selected team of seasoned professionals. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., General Dynamics employs approximately 91,000 people worldwide. The company is a market leader in advanced information systems, intelligence collection and processing, business aviation, land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions, shipbuilding and marine systems, and information systems and technologies.
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.
Responsibilities for this Position:
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS) has an immediate opening for a Senior Advanced Systems Engineer to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to develop the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nations fundamental defense services. GDAIS 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 GDAIS and client technologies. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Senior Advanced 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.
Candidate will be responsible for working as a member of the ACE IPT system engineering team to develop innovative solutions in support of ACE projects and experiments. The candidate must also be able to act as a technical interface to MDA working level counterparts on an as-required basis. Ability to work with the customer to understand the needs of the project and find ways to satisfy those needs within the resource constraints. The Engineer wills support a wide variety of tasks to include requirements, design, implmentation, verification, and testing. The candidate should be comfortable going from system analysis and design to actual hands-on implementation.
The successful candidate must possess the following:
Understanding of systems engineering processes and logistics principles, including artifact generation like specifications, Interface Control Documents, System Architecture Descriptions, Use Cases and Trade Studies
Understanding of and possess demonstrable skills including identification and definition of desired system capabilities, fielding of new capabilities, system-of-systems definition, integration practices and methods, communicating the desired capabilities to a diverse group of developers, engineers, subject matter experts, and users.
Experience with network applications and networking concepts;
Experience with military systems used in missile defense such as AN/TPY2, Aegis, THAAD, Patriot, and SBX, including their operational characteristics, communication methods and message sets, and architectures.
Experience with track correlation and discrimination algorithms and systems.
Experience with STSS, OPIR, and other overhead IR sensor systems and designs (IR/RF fusion algorithm experience).
Experience with algorithm development using Matlab or related tools.
Decomposition of system attributes into a test program and ability to conduct the testing.
Ability to analyze system test data and assess system performance.
Experience working in an integrated team environment with other systems, software, and specialty engineers to develop solutions using NTB processes and methods.
Engineer must have a bachelor’s degree in a specialized area, field or the equivalent, and eight to ten years of related experience. Applicants with a master’s degree and six to eight years of related experience also qualify.
Department of Defense TS/SCI 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.