Senior Advanced Systems Engineer - Bluefin Robotics - 1

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  • Published date: November 2, 2020
    • Massachusetts, United States

Senior Advanced Systems Engineer - Bluefin Robotics - 1

Quincy, MA 02169


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.


Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

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.


Opportunity Details:

Bluefin Robotics is seeking a Senior Advanced Systems Engineer to support the development and manufacture, and sustainment on a current Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) program. Candidates should have subsea domain technical expertise and proven experience contributing to systems engineering teams. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense 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.

Responsibilities Include:
Performs systems integration and test (verification), validation of subsystems and systems
Performs requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (elements and components)
Performs detailed technical analyses for a subsystem or systems
Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
May provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employees
Independently determines proposed approach to solutions
Contributes to the completion of major programs and projects
Works under limited direction
Maintains clear, honest and open communications with both internal and external stakeholders/customers
Provides resolution to a diverse range of complex problems
Independently determines approach to solutions
Working with mechanical, electrical, software, marine operations, and manufacturing engineers to develop and produce systems
Hands on systems integration, test, and troubleshooting (simulated, benchtop, and at-sea)
Travel may be required
Some Off-shore testing is required

Experience and Qualifications:
Technical expertise and recognized technical leader (subject matter expert) in one or more of the following technical areas: naval architecture, SONAR systems, analog and digital electrical hardware design and development, control systems & autonomy, signal and image processing, artificial intelligence and machine learning, SysML, Model Based Systems Engineering
Highly proficient ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and effectively handle complex assignments
Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
Highly proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
Knowledge/Experience in Unmanned Underwater Vehicle domain
Undersea system integration and test
Undersea hardware requirements
Requirements analysis and verification
Working knowledge systems design and analysis tools

Position and Location:

This is a full-time position located in Quincy, Massachusetts.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

1. Bachelor's Degree in systems engineering or a related specialized area or field.

2. 8 years of experience in the relevant industry.

3. Experience and exposure to working with Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) Programs.

4. Undersea System Integration and Test / Undersea Hardware/Software requirements.

5. Ability and willingness to do some traveling & off shore testing.

6. Experience in one or more of the following technical areas: (Indicate which you have)

a. Naval architecture
- SONAR systems
- Analog & Digital Electrical Hardware Design
- Control systems & Autonomy
- Signal and Image Processing
- Artificial intelligence and Machine learning

7. Master's Degree. - NICE TO HAVE:

8. Agile experience. - NICE TO HAVE:

9. Department of Defense Secret Security Clearance. - NICE TO HAVE:

10. Experience with SysML and Model Based Systems Engineering. - NICE TO HAVE:

11. Salary Expectation?

12. US Citizen or Green Card holder.

13. Complete Current Address?

Additional pre-screen questions:

1. Please share your knowledge/experience in Unmanned Underwater Vehicle domain.

2. Which of these areas are you proficient in? Please elaborate on them. (Naval Architecture / SONAR Systems / Analog & Digital Electrical Hardware Design / Control systems & Autonomy / Signal and Image Processing / Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning)

3. An active Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred not mandatory at time of hire. Do you have one?

4. If not, are you willing and do you believe you will be eligible to obtain a Secret Clearance upon hire?

5. Please outline your recent team leadership and management experience, including team size (direct and indirect reports), and key successes:

6. Are you local to Quincy, MA? In exceptional circumstances, relocation may be considered for a non-local candidate. If not local, what would be your timeline for relocation, and what would your expectations be for relocation assistance?

7. If you have a clearance, please tell us what is your current level of security clearance? Please verify if it is active or inactive and provide the date of the last investigation.

8. Have you directly applied for this job or have had your resume presented for this job to our client, GDMS by another recruiter?

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