Sr Nuclear Surety Engineer - Strategic Communications and Deterrent (NEW HIRE BO
Dedham, MA  / Bloomington, MN 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Basic Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related field, Agile experience preferred, plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience.

Department of Defense Top 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.


Responsibilities for this Position

Position can be located at our facility in Dedham, MA or Bloomington, MN

Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you'll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.

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.

As a Sr Nuclear Surety Engineer supporting Strategic Communications and Deterrent, you'll 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. It's your chance to step up in class and prove you're ready to lead the world.


  • Performs planning and oversight for large scale system safety program
  • Provides representation at external working groups and customer meetings
  • Subject matter expert on system safety risk assessments
  • Performs and leads systems safety analyses and risk assessments for weapon control systems and subsystems
  • Expected to have an understanding of a complex computer electronics systems.
  • Develops the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle.
  • Plans and executes project tasks for activities described above, supports cross product safety teams, and can perform duties independently.
  • Some travel required


  • Safety and Surety standards and policy knowledge, process and training development
  • Safety program planning and oversight
  • Knowledge of Prevention through Design (PtD) methodologies through Life-Cycle phases
  • Complete understanding of Hazard Analyses as defined in MIL-STD-882E or equivalent
  • Experience in developing engineering design and technical documentation including safety requirements, design, and test; Safety Analyses (e.g. PHA, SHA, SSHA, SRHA, SRCA, O&SHA, FHA); Safety Assessment Reports (SARs), Safety Case Presentations (Review Boards, Customer, Design)
  • Processing hazards from identification through acceptance by customer stakeholders
  • Experience developing Nuclear Surety Hazard Risk Assessments or similar
  • Systems Engineering Experience
  • Airforce Surety Artifact Generation through Surety Certification (Bonus for this project)
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 and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree; Agile experience preferred
  • Solid knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles and theories
  • Solid knowledge of requirements management and system modeling tools
  • Familiarity with technical standards
What sets you apart:
  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to quickly grasp and apply new information
  • Effectively handle complex assignments
  • Ability to clearly recognize and report relevant to sound systems engineering design
Company Overview

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


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