Infrastructure Systems Engineer

Location:  Pittsfield, MA

Senior Systems Engineer required to join organization's Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) team. The position provides an opportunity to develop the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services. Organization's employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to create and manage various organization's and client technologies.

The LCS program is a key element of the Navy's plan to address asymmetric threats. Intended to operate in coastal areas of the globe, the ship is fast, highly maneuverable and geared to supporting mine detection/elimination, anti-submarine warfare and surface warfare, particularly against small surface craft.

Key Responsibilities:

Systems Engineers analyze, design, develop and test organization's systems to ensure the integration of software, hardware, reliability, maintainability, safety and other requirements in the total engineering effort.  This particular position requires a candidate with a willingness to take on a broad range of tasks, Specific responsibilities include:

Implementation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and integration of the LCS Total Ship’s Computing Environment (TSCE) which includes servers, network devices, and cable plant

Device hardware selection/integration

Troubleshooting of networks and video distribution systems

Working with and updating cable plant and hardware drawings

Performing functional, cost-benefit, and risk analysis to support design changes

Supporting and engaging in programs and projects utilizing and adhering to General Dynamics Mission Systems policies and procedures

Mentoring junior members of the team

Suggesting improvements in design and implementation to enhance system performance

Candidates must demonstrate passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of various engineering systems and the ability to further advance organization's technology.

Ability to travel approximately 20% of time is a requirement.

The Senior Systems Engineer position requires a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline, or the equivalent and at least two to five years of related work experience.  Applicants with a master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline and a minimum of zero to two years of related work experience are also eligible.

Department of Defense Secret Security Slearance 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.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Required Key Skills and Experience:

Experience with cable plant drawings and hardware layout drawings

Experience with schematics and system design documentation

Strong troubleshooting skills

Proven technical communication skills (verbal and written)

Ability to effectively prioritize tasks

Organized, with the demonstrated ability to drive efforts to completion

Strong presentation skills

Process compliance

Qualifications (Preferred):

Combat System Infrastructure Design

LAN/WAN architecture

Network based security solutions, such as firewalls, IDS, and/or IPS solutions

Experience with DOORS, Team Center, Synergy, IBM Rational Tools

Position ID:

CxDesign LLC
10645 N Tatum Blvd Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85028
Phone: (480) 557-7111 x3
Fax: (800) 803-6826