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
May 08, 2019
Full time
Basic Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/related discipline is required or equivalent experience.   CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time after 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  Network Systems Administrator  (entry level).  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: Responsible for managing the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems Serves as a front line interface to users with technical issues Makes recommendations for hardware and software purchases Interacts with third-party technology vendors and internal database staff Conducts systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies Duties may include installing new software, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications and training users The Server and Workstation System Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day support of services and Operating Systems Performs administration of physical and virtualized devices Monitors Physical and Virtual Servers performance using monitoring tools  Executes necessary configurations to ensure compliance with back-up and disaster recovery policies and procedures Supports Server related standards, policies, and procedures Carries out specific assignments to repair defects, perform upgrades and preventative maintenance in primary domain Alerts manager to cost-saving opportunities and schedule changes Applies knowledge effectively in team environment Willingly takes on problems and commits to solutions  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Limited use and/or application of basic principles, theories, and concepts Develops resolutions to problems of limited scope  Follows standard practices and procedures. Work is closely managed. Follows specific, outlined, and detailed procedures Contributions are usually limited to assignment related activities Failure to accomplish results can normally be overcome without a significant effect on the organization Contacts are primarily with direct supervisor and other exempt professionals in the group or department Requires an understanding of Server and Workstation based operating systems Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with non-technical and technical audiences Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of individuals including technical and non-technical staff Ability to work individually with supervision Must have basic analytical and problem solving skills Demonstrates ability to learn and apply GDMS culture, policies and processes  Able to accept & integrate constructive feedback Be able to assist in writing policies, procedures, and create system documentation Basic troubleshooting skills within the Servers OS as well as both networking and storage technologies Must have hands-on experience supporting enterprise server solutions  Able to express ideas effectively to other individuals in informal settings Demonstrates the ability to identify risk to leaders Demonstrates an understanding of basic testing concepts Demonstrates ability to solve problems of limited scope and a high level of detail using standard analysis procedures with minimal supervision Understanding of access, permissions and security that gives the clients the access to the data they need to perform their daily activities Elevate more complex issues Understand the different elements of the IT environment (desktop, workstations, servers, storage devices, LAN, WAN, Firewall, Telecommunications, operating systems, and office applications)  Displays familiarity with client's business responds to basic, day-to-day client problems, requests or inquiries       James
General Dynamics Mission Systems San Diego, CA, USA
May 06, 2019
Full time
Basic Qualifications Associate's degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.   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 Planner/Ship Checker.  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: The candidate must have extensive knowledge of shipboard structural, mechanical, piping and electrical systems and understand Navy shipboard compartmentation lay-out. The candidate must have the ability to read, understand and validate a Work Notification and to determine the scope of work contained within that Work Notification. The candidate must be familiar with Standard Drawing Indexes, Navy Standard Drawings, blueprints, system diagrams, Navy acronyms, and other technical publications and references. The candidate must have the ability to conduct research and determine the correct reference and/or drawing required for the scope of work identified in the Work Notification. The candidate must have extensive experience with NMD-R The candidate must have extensive knowledge The candidate must also have physical ability to climb ladders, transit decks and perform work onboard Naval Vessels. Recommends formats responsive to technical and customer requirements Produces products that conform to the company documentation and quality assurance standards Responsible for defining and determining best practice process and procedures for collected data to be transposed to professional writing product Proactively informs the technical documentation lead of assignment status, issues or concerns, including issues of scope, schedule, process, and quality through informal meetings, and emailed status reports to keep the technical documentation lead informed KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: •Considerable written communication skills and the ability to tailor communication to target audience •Considerable verbal communication, listening and writing skills •Considerable ability to research highly technical information and interpret data •Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity •Experience with editing and production tools •Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action  •Considerable ability to build productive internal/external working relationships •Frequently interacts with internal company and external contacts •Works under only very general supervision       James