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Systems Engineer with Security Clearance

Contract Professionals, Inc.

This is a Contract position in Taunton, MA posted January 5, 2021.

Responsibilities: Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience). Agile experience preferred. 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.   Qualifications: Help make the technologies, products and services that make a difference. That’s the opportunity that’s waiting for you at General Dynamics Mission Systems. We help our nation’s heroes keep our nation safe by creating solutions so advanced, they redefine innovation for the world. It’s an amazing challenge. And it’s waiting for you now. We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers’ missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between. Working successfully within a team, the Systems Engineer will participate in requirements analysis, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification) in the development and evaluation of networks and information systems. What you’ll experience: * Technologies that aren’t just top-notch, they’re often top-secret * A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next * Opportunities to gain new knowledge – as it’s discovered What you bring to the table: * A Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required; Agile experience preferred * Clear understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles and theories * Familiarity with technical standards What sets you apart: * Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task * Ability to quickly grasp and apply new information * Strong initiative and professionalism on projects with increasing complexity * Commitment to ongoing professional development REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS: * Participates in requirements analysis, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification) * Performs interface definition studies of system components and products under direct supervision * 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 Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses. * Influences the shaping of future products by contributing to the framework (architecture) used across multiple products or systems. * Receives detailed instructions from immediate supervisor * Generally works within an identified work group * Some contact with Deputy Program Manager Engineering (DPME) and other professionals within the Engineering department * Security clearance required * Works on problems of limited scope   KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:   * Working knowledge of the systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories * Working knowledge of the system engineering process * Working knowledge of Agile tools * Ability to grasp and apply new information quickly * Ability to handle more complex assignments as experience progresses * Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with little direction * Good awareness of business objectives * Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications * Applies company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues * Builds stable working relationships internally * Good written and verbal communications skills * Creative thinker * Ability to travel to support our customers up to 25% of the year. * Ability to clearly recognize and report information relevant to sound systems engineering design US CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENT: This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens. NO SUBCONTRACT REQUIREMENT: No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.