General Dynamics Mission Systems IT Operations Engineer in Silverdale, Washington

IT Operations Engineer ID 2017-26380 Job Location USA-WA-Silverdale Required Clearance Secret Posted Date 5/17/2017 Category Engineering-Other Employment Type Full Time Basic Qualifications : The IT Operations Engineer position requires a bachelor's degree in Information Technology, InfoSec, Networking Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering; a related specialized area or field, or equivalent experience is required. Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for a controlled billet in accordance with DoD Instruction 5210.42 Nuclear Weapons Personnel Reliability Program (PRP). CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense 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: General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a IT Operations Engineer. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS: Executes the test approach and documents system verification throughout the engineering development lifecycle Assists in the generation of system test work products by applying the appropriate standards, processes, procedures and tools Assists in the development of test and diagnostic programs, designs test fixtures and equipment, and completes specifications and procedures for new products Assists in the development of and conducts functional, environmental, operational, and/or performance tests on hardware, software, and systems Assists with the design, development and implementation of cost-effective methods of testing and troubleshooting of hardware, software and systems for all phases of product development and manufacturing Supports a team in isolating and documenting issues and defects Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle Follows direction and is accountable for the successful completion of tasks, thereby making a significant contribution to the team Receives detailed instructions and tasking from supervisor on technical objectives of assignments Demonstrates understanding of commitments and interdependencies Learns and supports process/policy compliance Supports continuous improvement initiatives Some contact with multiple work groups Generally works with other members of a team Focuses on becoming a subject matter expert (SME) in a particular technical area Travel may be required Keeps abreast of technology trends KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Clear understanding of test engineering concepts, principles, and theories Shows initiative on assignments Willingly considers new ideas and perspectives, eager to learn and grow professionally Clear understanding of Microsoft Office applications Clear understanding of object oriented programming, system processes and scripting languages Good written and verbal communications skills Ability to think creatively Good at multi-tasking Creative, innovative and responsible, able to master advanced decision-making skills Good ability to recognize relevant information and communicate issues and alternatives clearly Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments DoD 8570 IAT lev