About the Role:
As the Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV) Chief Engineer, you will lead the technical execution all activities associated with RCV system development, build, test and evaluation to ensure operational and performance requirements are satisfied, and ensure the maturation and successful transition of the system from development through production and fielding within budget and schedule parameters. The Chief Engineer is the RCV technical design authority, providing direction and guidance to a multi-disciplined team of Systems Engineering and Design Engineering Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) through all phases of the program with a spirit of creativity, innovation, quality and continuous improvement. As a key leader of the RCV team, you will enable GDLS to successfully capture, execute, and grow US-based programs of record, and also position this set of emerging technologies to compete and grow in international markets
This is a Hybrid role, comprising of 80% in office work and 20% remote
What We Offer:
If you are just starting your career or are an experience professional, we offer a Total Rewards package that is Impactful and built for you.
Healthcare including medical, dental, vision, HSA and Flex Spending
Competitive base pay, incentive pay that rewards individual and team performance, and comprehensive benefits.
401k Match (6%)
9-80 Work Schedule (The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.)
On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
Onsite Cafeteria, remodeled and updated fitness center, and outdoor fitness track
Responsibilities to Anticipate for This Role:
Provide senior engineering multi-domain and subject matter program/technical expertise to critical technical decisions for the RCV system
Conceptualize new product solutions and their emergence from concept through design release, build, and test
Develop products and maintain technical oversight to balance technical scope, performance, and quality with schedule and cost objectives.
Make balanced architecture and system design decisions, oversee trades and analyses on key performance parameters, and lead Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) activities
Provide senior technical leadership to teams of matrixed resources to deliver engineering design, verification, production, and support products for the RCV system
Serve as the principal engineering point of contact on technical matters for external Customers, internal Customers and other Product/Process Centers.
Guide and influence the planning, execution, and strategy for key programs/tasks to achieve customer objectives across the portfolio of TRX-class systems (3 - 5-year strategic plans and technology roadmaps, and the intersection of customer-funded and GDLS/internal investment)
Represent the project and AP&T department as the lead technical expert to senior GDLS leadership and our global clients
Bachelors in engineering or equivalent outstanding technical experience in ground combat vehicles
Strong interest and enthusiasm for emerging technology
Track-record of leading successful project and technology development activities
Very strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience and success with international collaborations
Experience w/ new business development
Experience engaging w/ internal and external customer leaders
Desire to lead with a spirit of continuous improvement
Demonstrated initiative and organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Must be able to obtain Security clearance (must be a U.S. Person, i.e. a lawful permanent resident of the U.S.)
Occasionally must lift and carry equipment weighing 30 lbs
GDLS considers factors such as, scope/responsibilities of the position, candidate experience, education/training background, in addition to local market comparable and business considerations when extending an offer.
General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race and/or ethnic background, national origin and/or ancestry, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, age, military service, veteran status, disability, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, genetic information, or membership in any class protected by applicable law from discrimination in employment.