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Advanced Engineering Support Specialist

General Dynamics Mission Systems
$106,477.00 - $115,211.50
5440 Millstream Road (Show on map)
March 18, 2024
Basic Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor's or Technology degree in Engineering or a related specialized area/field, or equivalent (4 years job-related experience). Requires an additional 5+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree with 3+ years of job-related experience.

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position


As a engineer support specialist for Space & Intelligence Systems (SIS), you'll be a member of a cross-functional team responsible for building networks and creating security solutions for challenging customer problems.

The ideal candidate would come with these preferred skills:

  • Expert in data network planning, design, and implementation, including formal testing and documentation
  • Experience configuring, installing, operating, and maintaining system infrastructure to include Cisco routers and switches, workstations, and peripheral IP devices
  • Demonstrated leadership overseeing project tasks, including system tech refreshes, software and hardware lab/field installations
  • On-site repair, installation, and servicing of specific hardware or software products
  • Server System Administrator is responsible for leading the day-to-day support of Server services, Operating Systems, and physical & virtualized servers
  • Development of program required security documentation, including items such as security plans, contingency plans, and security tests plans and procedures in compliance with the IA policy to include Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documentation and activities
  • Executes security testing and evaluation to ensure the correct implementation of security requirements
  • Executes security scanning and the analysis of the scan results
  • Supports the Assessment and mitigation of system security threats and risks throughout the program life cycle

What sets you apart:

  • Ability to quickly integrate and participate in the project development process
  • Expertise in applying technical standards and methodologies to solve challenges in creative ways
  • Collaborative team player eager to provide technical problem-solving skills and positioning others for success
  • Thorough knowledge of technology trends and willingness to champion new ideas and process improvements
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development for yourself and others

Our Commitment to You:

  • An exciting career path with opportunities for continuous learning and development.
  • Research-oriented work, alongside award-winning teams developing practical solutions for our nation's security
  • Flexible schedules with every other Friday off work, if desired (9/80 schedule)
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Workplace Options:
On-site is required. You will be a part of the McLeansville, NC location. Learn more at

Target salary range: USD $106,477.00/Yr. - USD $115,211.50/Yr. This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary. This job posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Company Overview

At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we rise to the challenge each day to ensure the safety of those that lead, serve, and protect the world we live in. We do this by making the world's most advanced defense platforms even smarter. Our engineers redefine what's possible and our manufacturing team brings it to life, building the brains behind the brawn on submarines, ships, combat vehicles, aircraft, satellites, and other advanced systems.

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with this shared sense of purpose, committed to a diverse and exciting employee experience that drives innovation and creates a community where all feel welcome and a part of something amazing.

We offer highly competitive benefits and a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. To see more about our benefits, visit

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran