NSST Simulation Systems Associate Test Engineer

Clearance Level
Test Engineering
Orlando, Florida
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Field Installation

Hardware Installations

Simulation Software

REQ#: RQ147853
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Join General Dynamics IT and be a part of a team that solve some of the world's most complex technical challenges. We are searching for a Simulation Systems Test Technician with special qualifications to support the Navigation, Seamanship, and Ship-handling Trainer (NSST) program in Orlando, FL.

We regret relocation assistance is not being offered.

The NSST is a computerized bridge simulator that allows Sailors to practice ship handling, navigation, and visual information skills in a controlled environment.

The Simulation Systems Test Technician installs and performs testing requirements for simulation products, systems, software and/or related technology:

  • Execute all levels of testing (System, Integration, and Regression) under minimal supervision.
  • Travel to onsite locations (San Diego, Pearl Harbor, Norfolk, Everett) including OCONUS to Japan and Spain and work with customers on site.
  • Develop test procedures based on product requirements for systems and software related technology.
  • Testing complex, software-based training simulators using established testing procedures.
  • Troubleshooting any testing errors and streamline testing procedures
  • Ensures that testing methodology and procedures meet company and industry standards
  • Prepare daily reports and track deficiencies and analysis for testing

The position resides in Orlando, FL, but you will travel to:

  • San Diego, California,
  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • Everett, Washington
  • Yokosuka and Sasebo, Japan
  • Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • ROTA, Spain

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree; additional years of experience may be considered in ;lieu of degree
  • 2+ years of experience in systems installation and testing to include software and hardware (modeling and simulation experience preferred)
  • Valid US Passport
  • US Citizenship required; Secret clearance a plus

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under minimum supervision
  • Availability to travel 60% of the time including OCONUS
  • Experience with travel procedures
  • Availability to work different shifts
  • Ability to report on-site in Orlando


  • Excellent customizable health benefits (Medical, Dental and Vision)
  • 401K with company match
  • Flexible work week
  • Educational Assistance and eLearning
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to employee advancement
  • Rewards and Recognition programs
  • Innovative and collaborative environment encouraging of highly motivated critical thinking

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

2 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.