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Senior Systems Engineer - Space Payloads

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 5+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 3 years of job-related experience. Agile experience preferred. CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: 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 *Multiple positions and levels available* ROLE AND POSITION OBJECTIVES: GDMS Advanced Systems Engineers analyze, design, develop and test GDMS systems to ensure the integration of software, hardware, reliability, maintainability, safety and other requirements in the total engineering effort. Responsibilities include requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of system elements. Tasks may include formulating operational concepts; performing mission, functional, cost-benefit and risk analysis; developing signal processing architecture and overall system architecture. Our systems typically include digital signal processing algorithms that are implemented in hardware and software for space-based systems. In addition to the general systems engineering qualification stated above, highly qualified candidates have work experience with digital signal processing algorithm development for the statistical analysis of signal parameter measurements utilizing techniques from Detection & Estimation Theory, Random Processes Analysis, and Communications and Information Theory. Working knowledge of MATLAB for DSP using related toolboxes, background with Radar Processing, DSP for mitigating/processing RF effects, Monte Carlo analysis or Phased Array/Beam Forming is a plus. We encourage you to apply if you have any of these preferred skills or experiences:

  • Electrical Engineering and/or Systems Engineering, particularly with digital signal processing focus
  • Experience with Agile hardware, software, or firmware development
  • Experience with Digital Engineering/Model Based Systems Engineering
  • Experience in Space Payloads

    What sets you apart:

    • Creative thinker with demonstrated success leading the systems development life cycle
    • Collaborative team player eager to provide technical leadership and position others for success
    • Thorough knowledge of technology trends and willingness to champion new ideas and process improvements
    • Strong presentation and communications skills with experience in the art of negotiation and the ability to meet challenging customer requirements with win-win solutions
    • Commitment to ongoing professional development for yourself and others

      Our Commitment to You:

      • An exciting career path with opportunities for continuous learning and development.
      • Research oriented work, alongside award winning teams developing practical solutions for our nation's security
      • Flexible schedules with every other Friday off work, if desired (9/80 schedule)
      • Competitive benefits, including 401k matching, flex time off, paid parental leave, healthcare benefits, health & wellness programs, employee resource and social groups, and more
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        Workplace Options: This position is Flex/Hybrid. #LI-HybridTarget salary range: USD $112,829.60/Yr. - USD $125,170.40/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 , Senior Systems Engineer - Space Payloads, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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