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.
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense Secret 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:
Our job is to make sure that our country’s data, networks, and communication systems are secure.
As a Lead Systems Engineer, you’ll work on the country’s most advanced protection systems for our ground-breaking software definable cryptographic platform, the third generation AIM processor.
Here's why people find this work exciting:
Make a Difference: Our work makes a difference to the defense and protection of our country. Which is why Secret security clearance is required once you join our team.
You’ll work with Geniuses every day! In this role you’ll get to work with some of the most intelligent and insightful tech leaders on the planet – and guess what – they want to share what they know. They are accessible and want to collaborate. Sometimes Geniuses can be ... unapproachable! Our geniuses are anything but. They want to collaborate and share what they know, which makes working here a mind-expanding experience.
You Will be Constantly Challenged to Learn and Innovate: Cryptography is a rapidly evolving science, and we must constantly adapt in response to emerging threats. We are the core Cryptography Technology Center for our company; we serve a broad range of missions for Space, Aeronautics and Ground.
Solve The Most Challenging and Difficult Tech Problems. If you want to stretch your tech capability to the max - you’ve come to the right place. The science of data protection is one of our generation’s greatest technical challenges.
Work Life Balance – It’s still a thing: Yes, we are the best and face constant challenges by newcomers that think they can tackle this complex problem which means we need to meet ever changing cost and speed constraints. First to market is critical to securing future contracts which means you’ll have to be agile, flexible, innovate constantly and rapidly. However, unlike other players in this space we still respect your weekends – work life balance is still a thing here.
Yes, we got a competitive salary, generous health and personal benefits, flexible work environment and your contributions are recognized and rewarded. But we also have deep technical prowess. We can dream up anything, but now it must be affordable which requires us to select and deploy the absolute best chip tech and software to make it work.
What You Will Do:
You will lead systems engineering for products based on our software definable cryptographic platform including:
Requirement’s definition and scope management
Functional mapping to hardware and software systems
Requirement’s verification, validation, and test planning
Information assurance and security certification
Ideal candidates have academic or work experience in systems involving hardware, software, and firmware development. Experience with security certifications is very beneficial. If this sounds interesting to you, we should talk.
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
See more at https://gdmissionsystems.com/careers/why-work-for-us/benefits
Salary Note: This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary. Combined Salary Range: USD $162,100.00 - USD $179,900.00 /Yr. 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 https://gdmissionsystems.com/careers/why-work-for-us/benefits
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran