NSST Field Systems Engineer - Orlando

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

Engineering Support

Field Engineering

Microsoft Windows

REQ#: RQ147379
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 Field Engineer 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 Systems Engineer provides oversight of moderately complex infrastructure including installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, modeling and simulation application software, and system management tools.

  • Identify technical issues to the design and find solutions

  • Perform systems modeling, simulation, and analysis

  • Perform continual maintenance of security, including backup and redundancy strategies

  • Prepare and maintains documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering projects

  • Perform system cold starts, configure each system for the target environment and perform contractor Preliminary Inspection (CPI)

  • Oversee all site work to include required work in preparing the site the system. 

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

  • 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

  • 5+ years previous experience in IT field engineering support

  • Valid US Passport

  • US Citizenship required; must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

Position Requirements:

  • Experience with travel procedures preferred

  • Availability to travel 30% of the time including OCONUS

  • Availability to work different shifts

  • Ability to report on-site in Orlando

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under minimum supervision


  • 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

6 + years of related experience

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


CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

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.