Advanced Systems Engineer- San Jose

  • General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • San Jose, CA, USA
  • Sep 08, 2020
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Imagine being part of the team that develops the technologies, products and services that help keep our nation safe. The work is important. The technical solutions are challenging. The personal satisfaction is immense. The people you work with are of the highest caliber. This opportunity is waiting for you at GDMS in our San Jose, CA location.

The Advanced Systems Engineer is an important link between our Customers and engineering teams to define concept of operations, architectures, and requirements for our ground-based systems. He or she then applies the system engineering process to design, integrate, test and deliver the system.


What you’ll experience:

  • Technologies that are top-notch, and often top-secret
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring the art of the possible
  • Frequent opportunities to gain new knowledge and be a part of its discovery


What you bring to the table:

  • Demonstrated successes in applying the system engineering process for product specification, design, development, integration, test and delivery
  • Experience in presenting technical briefings and writing white papers
  • An affinity to learning and being able to quickly apply new knowledge for the benefit of our systems
  • The ability to apply RF principles towards the development of complex systems


What distinguishes you from others:

  • Experience with helping to design a SATCOM collection system, to include these efforts: performance modeling and simulation; hardware and software trade studies, and technical evaluation of subcontractors
  • Working knowledge of the architectures and designs of COMINT/DF and FISINT systems
  • Familiarity with commercial SATCOM networks and protocols
  • Awareness of emerging SATCOM networks and market trends
  • Commitment to growing your professional skills
  • An active TS/SCI clearance

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical 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. Agile experience preferred

 Clearance Requirements:
Department of Defense TS/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.