Control System Engineer

Location: Pittsfield, MA
Company: General Dynamics IT
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 6 days ago
Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in systems 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 within a reasonable time after being hired. 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

Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, youll 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. As an Advanced Undersea Systems/Control Systems Engineer, youll participate in requirements analysis and management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), and develop embedded real time control systems/plant models. Its your chance to step up to the challenge and prove youre ready to lead the world.

What youll experience:

  • Technologies that arent just top-notch, theyre often top-secret
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring whats next
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as its discovered

What you bring to the table:

  • Experience developing embedded real time control systems/plant models
  • Self-starter, works with little instruction
  • Strong MATLAB and Simulink skills
    • Control System Design and Simscape toolboxes preferred
  • Hydraulic systems knowledge
  • Basic electrical engineering understanding
    • Ability to read schematics and troubleshoot
    • Use of common tools like O-scopes and multimeters
  • Strong knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles and theories
  • A Bachelors degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience; Agile experience preferred
  • Strong proficiency with requirements management & system modeling tools

What sets you apart:

  • Exceptional communication skills with the capacity to get buy-in on concepts and ideas
  • Strong Configuration Management understanding
  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Aptitude to quickly grasp and apply new information
  • Effectively leads teams to the successful completion of major programs and projects
  • Ability to interact with project teams, managers, and end users

Preferred degree types and experience:

  • Agile understanding/experience
  • General understanding of software (ability to interpret, not necessarily write)
    • C++ preferred
    • Experience with GitLab would be a plus
Minimum Salary Maximum Salary 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!

ABOUT GENERAL DYNAMICS IN PITTSFIELD, MA

Come work for General Dynamics Mission Systems in beautiful Berkshire County, located on the western edge of Massachusetts. The Berkshires are very family friendly with excellent schools. The housing market is very affordable compared to surrounding larger cities. General Dynamics provides exceptional salaries in Berkshire County which provides a comfortable lifestyle for you and your family.

The surrounding area is a cultural center for arts and theater, including established venues such as Tanglewood, Mass Museum of Contemporary Arts, The Clark Art Institute and the Norman Rockwell Museum, to name a few. Berkshire County is also a recreation hub with mountains for hiking or mountain biking, multiple lakes, ski areas, golf courses and even the Appalachian Trail. Being part of New England, western Massachusetts also boasts four distinct and enjoyable seasons, from the comfortable summer months to the colorful fall and pristine winters.

As a small city with surrounding rural towns, Pittsfield has a reasonable cost of living and relaxing short commutes without giving up modern life amenities. We are centrally located in the northeast, providing easy access to all of the attractions New England can offer. Boston and New York City are both less than a 3 hour drive away.

The Berkshires are Calling!

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


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