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Advanced Systems Engineer, Flex/Hybrid workplace options

Scottsdale, Arizona
$135,900 to $150,900
Job Type
3 Sep 2022
Basic Qualifications :

Pioneer technology for space exploration alongside a team committed to continuous innovation as we solve the most challenging problems for our customers with a mission that matters: Making the world a safer place.

Requires a Bachelor s degree in Systems Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 8+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 6 years of job-related experience. Agile experience preferred.


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.

Responsibilities for this Position:

As an Advanced Systems Engineer, you ll analyze, design, develop, and test space-based systems to ensure the integration of software and/or hardware is successful, safe, reliable, and maintainable.

The ideal candidate is familiar with digital signal processing algorithm development and has experience in SIGINT, space payloads, model-based systems engineering (MBSE) and SysML tools. 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:

Strong knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
Strong proficiency with requirements management and system modeling tools
Expertise in applying technical standards and methodologies to solve challenges in creative ways
Clear understanding of and ability to lead the cost-benefit and risk analysis process

What sets you apart:

Ability to provide technical leadership and position others for success
Exceptional communication skills with the capacity to get buy-in on concepts and ideas
Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success
Thorough knowledge of technology trends and willingness to champion new ideas and process improvements
Commitment to ongoing professional development for yourself and others

WORKPLACE OPTIONS: A relocation package is available for this position.

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 lab, depending on your preferences. The position is based on our Scottsdale, AZ campus, home to the teams who engineered the communications equipment that transmitted Neil Armstrong's historic words from the moon. We make history here. Learn more about the GD-Scottsdale at


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

Salary Note: This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary. Combined Salary Range: USD $135,900.00 - USD $150,900.00 /Yr.
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  • Job Reference: 703384529-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc
  • Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Salary: $135,900 to $150,900
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent