Senior Systems Engineer

    General Dynamics
    San Antonio, TX 78201
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    Job Description

    Senior Systems Engineer

    Job ID:2020-43839
    USA-TX-San Antonio
    Required Clearance:TS/SCI
    Posted Date:4/2/2020
    Employment Type:Full Time
    Hiring Company:General Dynamics Mission Systems

    Basic Qualifications

    Education Requirements:

    Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

    Clearance Requirements:
    Department of Defense TS/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 (GDMS) is seeking motivated, mission oriented engineer, able to develop strong Customer relationships in San Antonio, TX on Lackland Air Force Base (AFB). GDMS has an upcoming opening on the team for a motivatedSenior Systems Engineerto help advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's core defense/intelligence services and systems. The successful candidate will work with the existing Internal Audit (IA) Team to ensure overall team performance and accountability is consistent with the Sponsor's expectations and regulations. This is a challenging yet rewarding position that provides an opportunity to leverage cutting edge technologies in pursuit of a vital mission that protects people, sensitive information/technologies, and the national security posture of the USAF. 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.

    What you bring to the table:
    • A Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience; Agile experience preferred
    • Strong knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles and theories
    • Strong proficiency with requirements management & system modeling tools
    • Conducts systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies
    • Ability to identify and implement a data solution strategy
    • Demonstrates intellectual curiosity in exploring new technologies and finding creative ways to solve data management problems
    • Proficient understanding of cyber security specifications such as NIST SP 800-53 Risk Management Framework (RMF), other NIST Standards, DoDI 8500.2, and other government security specifications and guidelines
    • Knowledge of TCP/IP, Internet Routing Protocols, private and public networks, VLANs, Firewalls, Load Balancers, addressing schemes, subnet creation and subnet masking
    • Knowledge of security systems such as firewalls, intrusion detection, two factor authentication, etc.
    • Proficient knowledge of current cyber security technology and trends
    • Ability to participate in security work groups
    • Knowledge of Linux Operating Systems (ie, RHEL, Debian, Ubuntu)
    • Knowledge of Windows Server, Windows Workstations.
    • Works under direction and in fast-paced environments
    • Excellent technical document preparation and verbal communication skills
    • Experience in SQL/NoSQL-based technologies
    • Duties may include installing new software, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications and training users
    • Responsible for the configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of physical and virtual hardware using industry standard technologies
    • Configures, maintains and troubleshoots network related interfaces on servers
    • Performs OS and vendor software patching
    • Monitors Physical and Virtual Servers performance using monitoring tools such as Nagios and Ganglia
    • Installation, configuration, and management of Linux systems (Red Hat experience preferred)
    • Storage Area Networks
    • Clustered File Systems
    • System maintenance such as reviewing logs to resolve software and hardware problems
    What sets you apart:
    • Significant knowledge of products and technologies including current and potential User Activity Monitoring (UAM) and Publicly Available Information (PAI) applications
    • Exceptional communication skills with the capacity to get buy-in on concepts and ideas
    • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
    • Aptitude to quickly grasp and apply new information
    • Ability to understand and analyze user needs and requirements
    • Experience presenting capability demonstrations
    • Experience presenting technical concepts to a variety of audiences
    • Strong experience cultivating and maintaining relationships with project teams, managers and end users
    • Effectively leads teams to the successful completion of major programs and projects
    • Familiar with current technology trends (cloud, open services) and applications within IC and DoD
    • Conversational knowledge of key enabling technologies for Department of Defense (DoD) customers' missions
    Experience in operational and/or business area within the Intelligence Community (IC), Air Force, Army, Navy, or Marine Corps is strongly desired



    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!

    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

    Posting ID: 555163316Posted: 2020-06-15