Test Engineer

Clearance Level
Test Engineering
Newport, Rhode Island
Middletown, Rhode Island

REQ#: RQ98091

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Keeping people safe worldwide is what we do. Developing mission-critical systems is how we do it. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you’ll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.

We are ready to hire a Test Engineer with hands on experience using the Navys AN/BYG-1 Tactical Control System (TCS) to help build the Submarine Combat System delivered to the United States Navy (USN) and Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Submarine fleet at our facility at Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport RI. Our close-knit team is passionate about delivering the best product to the Navy to help protect our country. Our team works closely with the Submarine community to develop solutions that allow the Navy to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

US Navy Submarine Fire Control Technician (FT/SS) experience and an active DOD Secret clearance are required.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Conducting subsystem and system of systems testing at our location and other offsite facilities
  • Working in an Agile environment with engineers across the program to verify our deliveries to the Navy
  • Analyzing how our software meets system, functional and performance requirements
  • Installing test bays and troubleshooting anomalies
  • Communicating and proactively resolving issues with engineers from other subsystems to determine where issues lie and how we can address them as a project team
  • Perform Systems Engineering updates to external interface testing

What we want you to bring to our team:

  • Must have strong US Navy Submarine Fire Control Technician experience
  • Experienced with the System of Systems (SoS) and Submarine Warfare Federated Tactical Systems (SWFTS) Global Library Requirement process
  • Formal testing experience on a DoD production delivery environment
  • Experience working proactively with local and remote test team members
  • Solid verbal and written communications skills using Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with testing in an Agile development environment
  • Ability to travel
  • Knowledge of requirements management and system modeling tools
  • Working knowledge of test engineering concepts, principles, and theories

What will set you apart:

  • Experience working in the SWFTS submarine community
  • Agile training and certifications
  • Systems Engineering experience in a software production environment
  • Experience with automated testing tools in a software environment

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.

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.