Surface Ship Infrastructure SW Integration Contractor

Pittsfield, MA

Posted: 03/28/2019 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 228767

Our Client has an immediate opening for a  Surface Ship Infrastructure Systems Integration  Contract Engineer.  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:
  • Participates in 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 direct supervision
  • Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE/BFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
  • Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle
  • Develops and evaluates systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specifications
  • May provide system accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features (e.g., identification, authentication, access control, labeling, and auditing) of the system are considered and function properly
  • May develop system security documentation on both new and fielded information systems
  • Plans sub tasks for activities described above
  • Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills
  • Defines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility
  • Developing professional expertise, applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
  • Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses
  • Contact with Deputy Program Managers Engineering (DPME) and other professionals within the Engineering department
  • May have some contact outside Engineering or with external customers
  • Travel of approximately %25 may be required
  • Keeps abreast of technology trend 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Familiarity with technical standards
  • Very solid knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Very solid awareness of business objective and Engineering role in achieving
  • Very solid knowledge of requirements management and system modeling tools
  • Ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and able to handle more complex assignments
  • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
  • Very solid written and verbal communications skills
  • Creative thinker
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Builds productive internal/external working relationships
  • Very solid skills in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
  • Ability to clearly recognize and report relevant to sound systems engineering design

REQUIRED SKILLS:
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Windows Desktop (Windows 7, 10) and Server (2008, 2016)  technologies including experience with traditional software delivery and application installation processes and configurations
  • Solid understanding of Linux server technologies including experience with traditional software delivery and application installation processes and configurations
  • Solid understanding of Virtualization (VMWare) technologies
  • Experience integrating software on a common operating system
  • Experience with scripting and automation technologies, specifically PowerShell and BASH

ADDITIONAL APPLICABLE SKILLS: (nice-to-have)
  • Experience with additional Scanning/Vulnerability Management tools (VMS, ACAS, Nessus)
  • Operating system certifications (Windows Server, RedHat Linux)
  • Security + certification, or ability to obtain Security + certification
  • Linux system administration experience
  • Experienced with designing, configuring, and securing virtual machines
  • Experience with implementing basic Windows mail servers.
  • Knowledge of Exchange 2010 & 2016.
  • Experience with group policies
  • Active Directory Administration Experience
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit knowledge
  • Troubleshooting skills with Active Directory Replication
  • Storage Area Network (SAN) administration
  • Data Backup Systems Administrator
  • Experience configuring SNMP on Windows servers
  • Experience supporting end-users
  • Understanding of Networking principles
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense Secret  security clearance 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.

 

 

PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, computer science, software engineering, electrical engineering or a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.  Agile experience preferred.
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