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Chief Engineer- Space Ground Systems

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:



Basic Qualifications
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 15+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 13 years of job-related experience.CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred at time of hire. Candidates must be able to obtain a TS clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date 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
The MUOS User Objective System (MUOS) is US Space Force narrowband military satellite communications system providing voice and data communications for U.S. forces anytime, anywhere. General Dynamics Mission Systems developed the integrated ground segments for MUOS, which provides cell phone-like communications for warfighters on the move.As the MUOS Chief Engineer, you'll leverage your extensive telecommunications technical expertise to propel our MUOS Design, Development and Sustainment initiatives forward. Your responsibilities will span from defining the technical strategies and driving product innovations to spearheading technical responses to proposals and nurturing client relationships and the next generation of engineers.In this role, you'll oversee intricate technology development and steer design processes, recommending advancements to replace end-of-life hardware. Renowned as an industry expert, you'll also:

  • Collaborate closely with Business Development to shape strategy and maintain regular engagement with Government sponsors, industry partners, and technical personnel.
  • Deliver technical responses to government and commercial proposals.
  • Foster collaboration among GDMS Chief Engineers across business lines on common technical issues and strategic initiatives.
  • Develop comprehensive technical strategies, roadmaps, and product development plans.
  • Lead in-depth studies aimed at advancing MUOS to a 5G network architecture and upgraded ground system.
  • Provide technical leadership in designing, analyzing, implementing, testing, and sustaining capabilities in this adapted 3G WCDMA cellular system for the military and associated ground system.
  • Deliver quick and thorough resolution of non-conformances and other challenges that might arise, including leading failure investigations and presentation of findings to internal and customer review boards.
  • Mentor and guide engineering team members to foster their professional growth.With a focus on satellite-to-ground communications and 3GPP cellular core network design, this role epitomizes engineering excellence that sets global standards. Are you prepared to take on the challenge and shape the future of technology?Why Consider This Role:
    • Pioneer of Tomorrow: Your pivotal role will chart the course of cutting-edge technologies, influencing the future business landscape.
    • Rewarding Perks: Enjoy competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and a harmonious work-life equilibrium, empowering you to excel in your career while nurturing your personal life.
    • Career Ascendancy: More than just a job, this opportunity serves as a springboard for your career advancement. Lead groundbreaking studies and research initiatives aimed at propelling communication systems and ground stations into the future.
    • Innovation Nexus: Drive innovation forward as you provide technical leadership in designing and analyzing novel structures for next-generation platforms. Your impact will span diverse realms, encompassing analysis, modeling and simulation, hardware, integration, testing, and evaluation.
    • Guiding Lights: Seize the chance to mentor fellow engineers, fostering their development and contributing to the collective triumph of our projects.Workplace Considerations:
      • Team Presence: While the bulk of our team operates from the General Dynamics Mission Systems facility in Scottsdale, AZ, we strongly prefer this role to be ON-SITE in Scottsdale, AZ.
      • Hybrid Flexibility: A hybrid work schedule may be feasible, contingent upon a minimum of 2 days per week on-site.
      • Support Offerings: We extend relocation assistance and/or sign-on bonuses to facilitate your transition.
      • Travel Expectations: Expect up to 20% travel as part of this position's requirements.Know someone who would be a great fit for this opportunity? You may qualify for an external referral fee, for your referral! More details here: #CJ1#LI-Hybrid

        Target salary range: USD $209,255.80/Yr. - USD $232,143.20/Yr. This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary. This job posting will remain open until the position is filled. Company Overview
        At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we rise to the challenge each day to ensure the safety of those that lead, serve, and protect the world we live in. We do this by making the world's most advanced defense platforms even smarter. Our engineers redefine what's possible and our manufacturing team brings it to life, building the brains behind the brawn on submarines, ships, combat vehicles, aircraft, satellites, and other advanced systems.We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with this shared sense of purpose, committed to a diverse and exciting employee experience that drives innovation and creates a community where all feel welcome and a part of something amazing.We offer highly competitive benefits and a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. To see more about our benefits, visit 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 Systems, Scottsdale , Chief Engineer- Space Ground Systems, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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