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Advanced Systems Engineer - Cyber Focus

Company: General Dynamics Mission
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Basic Qualifications
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 8+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 6 years of job-related experience. Agile experience preferred.
Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph -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
Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you'll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind. We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers' missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between.As an Advanced Systems Engineer, you'll lead model and simulation activities as you participate in requirements analysis and management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification). It's your chance to step up to the challenge and prove you're ready to lead the world.
Candidates must demonstrate a passion for innovation, an understanding of systems, their requirements/design/integration, cyber security, emerging technologies, and the ability to address and protect systems to assure their useful application in a cost-effective manner.

  • Strong experience in system development, systems engineering, systems integration and system cybersecurity
  • Data analysis/forensics experience dealing with system data analyses and reporting
  • Must be able to effectively work in high demanding and dynamic situations based on company/customer needs
  • Must be able to assist the project team staff with technical issues related to systems and system cyber security products
  • Hands-on LINUX OS experience is essential
  • Must be able to travel 15% of the time
  • Desired experiences include designing, developing, testing, evaluating, and preparing systems for deployment including security certifications and possess an understanding and awareness of cyber security requirements especially in regards to DoD, IC, and organizational security mandates, policies and regulations
  • Highly desired - meet or exceed DoD certification requirements for IAM-III (CISSP preferred)

    Key Responsibilities Include:

    • Ability to perform 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 subsystem or system elements under supervision of the lead systems engineer
    • 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
    • Ability to perform technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements
    • Ability to perform customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (elements and components)
    • Developing and evaluating systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specifications
    • Knowledge of Modeling and Simulation
    • Experience researching and analyzing data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
    • Ability to support the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle
    • Ability to contribute to the completion of major programs and projects
    • Experience planning and executing project tasks for activities described above

      Salary NoteThis estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary.
      Combined Salary RangeUSD $129,500.00 - USD $143,700.00 /Yr.
      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. 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!
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      General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: General Dynamics Mission, Scottsdale , Advanced Systems Engineer - Cyber Focus, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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