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Distinguished Member Technical Staff

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Basic Qualifications
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 10 years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 8 years of job-related experience. Agile experience preferred.
A Top Secret/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.
Responsibilities for this Position
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Distinguished Member Technical Staff for the SDA O& I Program out of our Scottsdale, AZ location.
Leads requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional
analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, systems integration and test
(verification), validation and interface definition studies of system, subsystem or system elements
with little or no supervision
Leads technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for
subsystems and system elements
Leads customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to
lower levels (subsystem, elements and components)
Leads 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
Contributes to detailed technical analyses at the System of System (SOS) level
Leads evaluations of systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable
governmental security specifications
May provide system accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical
security features (e.g., identification, authentication, access control, labeling, and auditing) of the
system are considered and function properly
May develop system security documentation on both new and fielded information systems
Synthesizes solutions to meet customer expectations and technical performance while staying
within schedule and cost constraints
Leads Modeling and Simulation activities
Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE,
specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
Effectively chooses the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the
system development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products
Performs or leads the development of technical strategies and teaming strategies on multiple projects
Contributes to Product Family/Product Lines
Supervises or manages lower level employees
Leads technical tasks for large teams or projects

Significant use, understanding and tailoring of systems engineering concepts, principles, and
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


Target salary range: USD $174,800.00/Yr. - USD $194,000.00/Yr. This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary.
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.

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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