General Dynamics Information Technology Senior engineer - Reliability, Availability, Maintainability in Huntsville, Alabama

Job Description

Determines Reliability, Availability and/or Maintainability of new or existing weapon systems.

  • Performs system modeling, simulation and analysis.

  • Plans system upgrades and design enhancements and determines the effects on Reliability.

  • Develops documentation for new or existing systems

  • Develops and conducts tests to ensure systems meet user requirements

  • Identifies, analyzes and resolves system problems with a Reliability focus

  • Develops system specifications, processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility

  • Provides guidance and work experience to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibilities

  • May serve as a technical team lead, task lead or deputy

  • Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings and technical interchanges to ensure client needs are met

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned

  • Participates in special projects as required


Masters Degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline.


10-15 years of related engineering experience.

Experience with BMDS, such as BMDS Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC), Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD), Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), Phased Array Tracking Intercept on Target (PATRIOT), Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (Aegis BMD), AN/TPY-2, Sea-based X-band Radar (SBX), Long Range Discrimination Radar, Cobra Dane (CD), Upgraded Early Warning Radar (UEWR), or other major DoD weapon system. Experience as an IPT/Working Group Lead, operational staff or commercial equivalent. Experience writing specifications and standards. Experience in Interface description and Information Requirements Tools (System Architect). Military and DoDAF experience.

Experience with BMDS or related weapon system

Experience developing specifications and standards

Experience with Reliability modeling tools such as Raptor or Relex

Experience in developing technical documentation and briefings and presenting to customer and formal government boards

Unique/Additional Requirements

Experience with BMDS or related weapon system

Experience as IPT or Working Group Lead

Experience in developing specifications and standards

Experience developing Reliability Block Diagrams

Experience using Reliability Block Diagrams to develop Reliability models and simulations

Experience using Reliability modeling tools

Military experience

Experience in documenting technical results and preparing briefings and presentations to summarize results and provide technical recommendations

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.


Job ID2018-40865

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionScience and Engineering

Security Clearance LevelSecret

Full/Part TimeFull Time