General Dynamics Mission Systems

  • San Diego, CA, United States

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 13,000+ 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

General Dynamics Mission Systems San Jose, CA, USA
Mar 15, 2019
Full time
Basic Qualifications Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.   CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense 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 General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an  Information Assurance Professional (ISSO) .  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The candidate will be designated as an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) supporting multiple Special Access Programs administering the Information Assurance (IA) duties for government customers.   REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS: As a member of the Information Assurance security team, supports the system security design effort, security requirements analysis, and security requirements flow down to the program elements Executes or supports the execution of the development of program required security documentation, including items such as security plans, contingency plans, and security tests plans and procedures in compliance with the IA policy  Generates or supports the generation of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) (or Certification and Accreditation (C&A) documentation for the program Executes or supports execution of A&A (or C&A) activities Executes the security testing and evaluation to ensure the correct implementation of security requirements Executes security scanning and the analysis of the scan results Supports the Assessment and mitigation of system security threats and risks throughout the program life cycle Supports secure maintenance and continuous monitoring Perform weekly system audits, media reviews, hardware/software configuration management Contributes to the completion of major programs and projects with the execution of the system security activities Plans and executes project tasks for activities described above   KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Proficient in IA Security specifications such as Risk Management Framework (RMF), JSIG (Joint SAP Implementation Guide), ICD-503 and NIST SP 800-53 Experience with security assessment/hardening tools, i.e. STIGs, SCAP, ACAS, Nessus, etc. Contributes to the achievement of business objectives Trained and proficient in Assured File Transfer (AFT) procedures Strong written and verbal communications skills Able to sell concepts and ideas Highly proficient ability to clearly report relevant cyber systems engineering design Regular contact with senior levels of internal security work groups Ability to participate in or lead security work groups  Works under limited direction  Maintains contact with the external customers' security professionals Creative thinker, good multi-tasker Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications   PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE: Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of the NISPOM, ICD-503, JSIG, NIST SP 800-53 and CNSSI 1253 DoD 8570 IAM-I level professional certification (i.e. Security + CE, CAP, GSLC) or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire Technical background creating POA&Ms, developing corrective action plans, and writing security plans, policies, and procedural documentation (not just reviewing or performing documentation review)         James
General Dynamics Mission Systems San Diego, CA, USA
Mar 15, 2019
Full time
Basic Qualifications Associate's degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience.   CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. 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 has an immediate opening for a Mission Module Mainatenance Technician.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.   REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS: Supports engineering activities such as design, test, check-out, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electro mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry, laser/light transmission devices or specialized test equipment May provide direction to other employees with similar duties Performs a variety of equipment/process operations involving an application or technical skills in a specific area (electrical, software, manufacturing, optical, etc.)  Performs research and engineering laboratory functions that may include but not be limited to: Layout, building, testing, troubleshooting, repairing and modification or electronic or electro-mechanical devices, assemblies, subsystems, and systems Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests, diagnoses, and maintains equipment, components, devices, or systems Calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed Prepares prescribed compounds and solutions Construct, modify, debug, test and adjust a variety of tools and equipment given appropriate drawings, parts and instructions Implements basic practical solutions for process improvement Conducts and documents experiments under guidance of senior technician Constructs basis tooling and fixtures to accomplish unique tasks Organizes data to identify cause/effect relationships and recommends resolution/process improvement Perform routine/basic preventative maintenance tasks  Works from schematics, engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions Security Clearance may be required Operates related equipment; conducts tests and reports data in prescribed format Performs calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed May require 1st Class FCC License May require Solder Repair Certification Works under general supervision  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: General knowledge of the job Substantial acquaintance with an understanding of general aspects of the job with a broad understanding of the detailed aspects of the job General supervision and instructions given for routine work, and detailed instructions given for new activities or special assignments  Normally follows established procedures on routine work, requires instructions only on new assignments Contacts are typically with individuals within own department and occasionally with contacts outside own organization  Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation Focus is on completing tasks or activities supporting implementation of procedures Fundamental knowledge and proficiency in the use of related tools and equipment Ability to demonstrate soldering skills to pass J-std cert. if required Ability to fabricate simple hardware as required Recognizes need for and seeks out additional technical assistance/information when needed  General computer and test equipment knowledge Consistently displays high performance attributes Influential with others and demonstrates superior communication and collaborative skills consistent with expectations for position PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE: Up to 6 years of direct experience operating and maintaining main propulsion, auxiliary machinery, diesel engines on US Navy/Coast Guard Vessels, Army Tanks, SWCC or Army Corp of Engineers Landing Craft; prefer candidate to have experience w/Navy maintenance, to include Ship’s Maintenance & Material Management (3M), experience conducting Preventive and Corrective Maintenance; Desired qualifications include: experience on LCS ships; knowledge of the Navy's Surface Warfare (SUW), Mine Countermeasure (MCM) and systems; experience with 11m Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RIBs), 30mm guns on the LPD-17 Class, USMC Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAAV) or similar chain guns; experience in Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC).       James
General Dynamics Mission Systems San Diego, CA, USA
Mar 15, 2019
Full time
Basic Qualifications Associate's degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience.   CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense secret security clearance or ability to obtain an interim secrect clearance 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 has an immediate opening for a  Gun Missile Module (GMM) Maintenance Specialist .  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.   REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS: Supports engineering activities such as design, test, check-out, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electro mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry, laser/light transmission devices or specialized test equipment May provide direction to other employees with similar duties Performs a variety of equipment/process operations involving an application or technical skills in a specific area (electrical, software, manufacturing, optical, etc.)  Performs research and engineering laboratory functions that may include but not be limited to: Layout, building, testing, troubleshooting, repairing and modification or electronic or electro-mechanical devices, assemblies, subsystems, and systems Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests, diagnoses, and maintains equipment, components, devices, or systems Calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed Prepares prescribed compounds and solutions Construct, modify, debug, test and adjust a variety of tools and equipment given appropriate drawings, parts and instructions Implements basic practical solutions for process improvement Conducts and documents experiments under guidance of senior technician Constructs basis tooling and fixtures to accomplish unique tasks Organizes data to identify cause/effect relationships and recommends resolution/process improvement Perform routine/basic preventative maintenance tasks  Works from schematics, engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions Security Clearance may be required Operates related equipment; conducts tests and reports data in prescribed format Performs calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed May require 1st Class FCC License May require Solder Repair Certification Works under general supervision  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Clear understanding of the job Substantial acquaintance with an understanding of general aspects of the job with a broad understanding of the detailed aspects of the job General supervision and instructions given for routine work, and detailed instructions given for new activities or special assignments  Normally follows established procedures on routine work, requires instructions only on new assignments Contacts are typically with individuals within own department and occasionally with contacts outside own organization  Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation Focus is on completing tasks or activities supporting implementation of procedures Fundamental knowledge and proficiency in the use of related tools and equipment Ability to demonstrate soldering skills to pass J-std cert. if required Ability to fabricate simple hardware as required Recognizes need for and seeks out additional technical assistance/information when needed  Clear computer and test equipment knowledge Consistently displays high performance attributes Influential with others and demonstrates superior communication and collaborative skills consistent with expectations for position   The GMM technician’s  required  qualifications shall include: experience operating and maintaining Navy weapons systems such as Mk 44/46 30mm Guns, MK 110 57mm Guns, Mk 45 5”/54; Close-in Weapons System (CIWS); Mk 34 Gun Weapon System (GWS) on US Navy/Coast Guard Vessels, and USMC/Army vehicles is desired. PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE: Direct experience operating and maintaining main propulsion, auxiliary machinery, diesel engines on US Navy/Coast Guard Vessels, Army Tanks, SWCC or Army Corp of Engineers Landing Craft; prefer candidate to have experience w/Navy maintenance, to include Ship’s Maintenance & Material Management (3M), experience conducting Preventive and Corrective Maintenance; Desired qualifications include: experience on LCS ships; knowledge of the Navy's Surface Warfare (SUW), Mine Countermeasure (MCM) and systems; experience with 11m Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RIBs), 30mm guns on the LPD-17 Class, USMC Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAAV) or similar chain guns; experience in Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC).       James
General Dynamics Mission Systems San Jose, CA, USA
Mar 15, 2019
Full time
Basic Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.   CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Ability to obtain a Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance within 24 months is preferred 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 has an immediate opening for a Program Finance Analyst.  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.   This position provides independent financial support and control to several high-risk/opportunity programs within the Space and Intelligence Systems Line of Business. This position reports to a Finance Manager and will regularly interface with management and personnel from all areas of Finance, Contracts, and Program Management.  Candidate must be a partner to the program team and perform in a consultative manner to manage the program financially and provide a variety of complex analyses.   REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS: Prepares, analyzes and evaluates financial information associated with the program (s) or department forecasts and cost pools for budget, forecast, pricing, planning, invoicing and control Monitors actual costs of program and compares to budgeted costs to identify and understand variances Interprets data to determine present and future financial performance Performs month end close activities for assigned programs Performs studies and summarizes recommendations related to investment/business opportunities, future trends and impact of governmental requirements/financial regulations This is the intermediate level in a field of specialization KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Effective and clear communication and presentation skills\ Clear understanding of Mission Systems Finance systems In-depth knowledge of Earned Value methodology and basic knowledge of Earned Value Management systems Clear understanding of internal financial practices in General Ledger Accounting, Rates and Compliance, and Cost Proposal, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets, and Travel functions In-depth knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Advanced Working knowledge in the use of MSExcel, MSWord, MSPowerPoint, Hyperion and Essbase Strong analytical skills including ability to analyze data and reconcile financial accounts In-depth knowledge of Truth In Negotiations Act, Cost Accounting Standards, Federal Acquisition Regulation, General Dynamics Systems and policies, government accounting, Long Term Accounting for Government contracts, Sarbanes-Oxley Act In-depth knowledge of revenue recognition practices  PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Management is required. Experience in a Government contracting environment is strongly preferred.        James
General Dynamics Mission Systems Sacramento, CA, USA
Mar 15, 2019
Full time
Basic Qualifications High School Diploma or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience.   CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense Secret security clearance is not 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 and be able to obtain a Secret clearance within 2 years after hire. The selected applicant will be subject to random drug screening in accordance with contract requirements.   Due to the nature of work performed at our facilities, US citizenship is required. Responsibilities for this Position General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Business Associate in support of mission requirements.  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.   REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:   Performs administrative support Assist with service scheduling Review and follow-up on service reports Run and maintain daily or monthly reports and tracking documents as directed Participate in improving processes and workflow as needed Handle a variety of administrative tasks to include filing, inventory, order receiving and verifying order status Gathers, collects, records, tracks and verifies data and information from multiple sources Support accounts receivable and account payable   Compiles, reviews and analyzes data Interfaces with team members, vendors and customers Security liaison managing badging and escorting of vendors Possess necessary computer skills to proficiently handle routine tasks Entry-level position KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: General knowledge of the job General acquaintance with and understanding of general aspects of the job with a broad understanding of the detailed aspects of the job General supervision and instructions given for routine work, and detailed instructions given for new activities or special assignments Create positive interactions and maintain relationships with customers, co-workers and vendors Consistently displays high performance attributes Influential with others and demonstrates superior communication and collaborative skills consistent with expectations for position Familiar with Microsoft Office applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint     James
General Dynamics Mission Systems San Diego, CA, USA
Mar 08, 2019
Full time
Basic Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Experience with DoD computers/systems/electronics Experienced IT administrator with LAN/WAN technologies US Citizenship; must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance 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 General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Advanced Field Network Specialist.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.   REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS: Designs and provides analysis and consulting advice to customers related to network common operational environments (COE) Consults with customers and conducts analysis to determine network COE specifications for making network system improvements Assists in the analysis and integration of customer network COEs and consults with customers regarding which improvements should be made to optimize network COE performance including best practices for implementation and execution Assists in the design of test plans and tests changes to the network COE in a "pre-deployment environment" to help determine whether system improvements advantage performance Makes recommendations on integration based on the network (COE), such as specified protocols, multi-vendor routing/switching hardware\software, IA technologies, and VOIP technologies Advises the customers on advanced customer premises equipment (CPE) procurement and implementation: hardware and software services utilization; respective to network COE performance Incorporates CPE into existing network COE through design modeling and pre-deployment testing. Advises the customer on potential impacts affecting advanced network COE performance Mentors subordinates through task execution to optimize skill sets and expound knowledge base Provides feedback to the engineering group respective to the customers deployment of the network COE shaping short-term and long-term improvements Advises engineering group on CPE integrations to advantage engineering technical refresh design efforts to satisfy customers organizational needs Executive management, staff, technical staff Customers, military personnel, government dignitaries, external consultants/experts Acts as company contact in the field with customer and contractor personnel, exercising a high degree of tact, diplomacy and mature judgment, conforming to company policy directions with a minimum of supervision Security clearance required; may require TS/SCI clearance based on program assignment Travel required more than 50% of the time Works on problems of diverse scope Normally receives little instructions on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments   The SA will perform preventive and corrective maintenance on Mission Package Computing Environment (MPCE) hardware and software. Support Mission Module (MM) embarkations by performing initial light off procedures on MM equipment and performing other duties as required. Must be able to travel to Navy ports world-wide to support shipboard installations and provide distance support on embarked MM equipment. The SA will also be responsible for operating and maintaining installed equipment at the LCS Mission Package Support Facility (shore based maintenance facility) on Naval Base Ventura County at Port Hueneme, CA.   Duties include: Troubleshoots technical problems and issues, determines technical solution in accordance with product and customer specifications, and recommends actions to company or customer representatives for coordinative product solution. Deploys, maintains and monitors network gear to include switches, servers, firewalls, etc. Dc-bugs network-related problems. Working knowledge of routing protocols, network address assignments and routing configurations. Performs a variety of technical tasks to assist engineers with electronic systems. Physical demands will require mobility aboard military vessels. Document maintenance and repair procedures for developing government computing system. Devise and document procedures for transferring maintenance responsibilities from the government design lab to the MPSF. Provide logistics guidance to support system maturation. Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space. KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:   Proficient understanding of technologies associated with supported systems, and the application of these technologies within the customer environment, including detailed knowledge of system tactical employment configurations Proficient verbal and written communication skills Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Ability to act as a system technical advisor for all levels of customer leadership Proficient knowledge of test and diagnostic equipment such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, etc. Proficient knowledge of basic tool safety PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE: Industry certifications are highly preferred 6 Years with Bachelors; 4 Years with Masters; or 10 years work experience with Linux (Red Hat), Windows, Security+, Unix, Cisco networks, X86 and SPARC hardware will be considered in lieu of a degree. Red Hat Certified System Administrator (required for IA Cert Level I) Information Assurance (IA) Certification Level I A+ Certification Network+ Certification SSCP (Systems Security Certified Practitioner) Experience in virtual imaging /system deployment / disc imaging a plus Experience in writing procedures/technical documents Navy Configuration management and or logistics management experience desired Microsoft, Cisco certifications or DIACAP training a plus Navy or Coast Guard experience a plus           Craig Hannon