Systems Test Engineer, Agile - Flex/Hybrid Workplace Options!
Pittsfield, MA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Basic Qualifications

Join our Agile Development team and design mission critical weapon control systems for those who lead, protect, and serve the world we live in, so they can focus on their mission: Making the world a safer place.

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 5 years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 3 years of job-related experience. Agile experience preferred.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: 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.

Responsibilities for this Position ROLE

As a Systems Test Engineer working on our Agile Development team, you will be responsible for detailed technical, risk, and requirements analyses, testing software and tools, and the design and development of new technologies or enhancement of existing products.

The ideal candidate is familiar with agile development, has system test experience on complex US Navy hardware/software platforms, and is proficient in IBM DOORs and RQM. However, we are willing to train the right candidate.

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:

  • Clear understanding of and ability to lead the system development life cycle
  • Clear understanding of and ability to lead the risk management process
  • Expertise in applying technical standards and methodologies to solve challenges in creative ways
  • Experience troubleshooting electrical and software systems
  • Experience writing and reviewing system test procedures

What sets you apart:

  • Ability to provide technical leadership and position others for success
  • Ability to interact effectively with project teams, managers, and end users
  • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success
  • Thorough knowledge of technology trends and willingness to champion new ideas and operational improvements
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development for yourself and others
WORKPLACE OPTIONS: This position may be performed fully on-site or in a flex format where you're only on site for days where you're needed in the testing lab, depending on your preferences. The position is based at our Pittsfield, MA campus, where you can do work that matters, and then log off to enjoy world renowned cultural attractions, incredible outdoor adventures, delicious farm-to-table restaurants, and more! Learn more about the GD-Pittsfield here: Company Overview

At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we make the world's most advanced platforms even smarter. Our engineers redefine what's possible and our manufacturing team brings it to life, building the brains behind the brawn on combat vehicles, submarines, aircraft, satellites, and other advanced systems. With more than 60 years of continuous innovation and proven performance, our agility dramatically improves speed of capability to mission, ultimately helping those who serve get home safely. We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with this shared sense of purpose.

We offer highly competitive benefits and enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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