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5 Jan 2023

Freelance Senior Principal Systems Engineer – (SDA I&T Engineer)

MyNiceJob – Posted by mynicejob Scottsdale, AZ

Job Description

 10 Years
 Bachelor’s degree
 Information Technology
 Defense & Space
 $70 per hour 



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.

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


Requires a bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 10+ years of job-related experience, or a master’s degree plus 8 years of job-related experience. Agile experience preferred.


Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is preferred at time of hire. Applicants selected may 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.


General Dynamics Mission Systems is currently seeking a Senior Principal Systems Engineer in our Scottsdale, AZ facility.

As a Senior Principal Systems Engineer, you’ll participate in requirements analysis and 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 to the challenge and prove you’re ready to lead the world.

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 10 years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; Agile experience preferred
  • Substantial use, understanding and tailoring of systems engineering concepts, principles and theories
  • Substantial proficiency with requirements management & system modeling tools
  • Ability to recognize various architectural patterns, apply them appropriately, understand strengths/weaknesses within those architectures and develop architectural variations as necessary

What sets you apart:

  • Active contributor to the achievement of business objectives
  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas
  • Effectively leads complex assignments; interacts with both customers and end-user

Additional Skillsets needed:

  • DevSecOps experience with some of the following platform/tools:
    • AWS
    • GitLab
    • Kubernetes
    • Docker
    • Jenkins
    • Ansible
    • Terraform
  • CI/CD pipeline development
  • Test automation
  • Missile Warning/Missile Tracking system integration, test, operations experience
  • Familiar with Agile philosophies and processes


DevSecOps experience with some of the following platform/tools:








Experience with CI/CD pipeline development and Test automation.

Missile Warning/Missile Tracking system integration, test, operations experience.

Familiarity with Agile philosophies and processes.

Job Categories: Information Technology. Job Types: Freelance. Job Tags: Agile, AWS, CI/CD pipeline development, Missile Warning/Missile Tracking system integration, and Test automation. Salaries: Open to discuss.


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