System Engineering, Analyst

Ottawa, Ontario, ca
Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems
Category: Engineering
Published on 2021-04-27 14:47:31

Project/Program Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is looking for a Systems Engineer to join the Advanced Vetronics Systems team. The successful candidate will be involved in Vehicle Electronic Architecture C4 System Design requiring broad expertise in electronic hardware, software, mechanical and optical design for the ground combat systems environment. In this role you will work with internal and external customers to assure that our products meet end-user needs.

Job Description

This is a dynamic position that provides an opportunity to work in new product development and bid/pre-contract phases of programs. In this role you will work with end users and the vehicle platform prime contractors to develop, document and verify requirements and design characteristics of ground combat C4 Systems. This would include areas in electronic displays and controls, situation awareness sensor video systems, targeting, stabilization & fire control, navigation, intercom and wireless communications and networking systems and cyber security.

The responsibilities and range of activities will vary, but in general will include:

  • Work with armed services end user and the vehicle platform prime contractor to develop, document and verify requirements and design characteristics of ground combat C4 Systems
  • Pre-contractual tasks listed below but not limited to:Requirements analysis and traceability of Product specs to Customer requirements as needed to verify complianceEngineering Job Analysis (EJA) preparation to support Non Recurring Engineering(NRE) estimating NRE Level of Effort (LOE) Estimates needed to create and verify customized solutions Authoring and review of technical proposals Market competitive analysis to support make-buy decisions and price-to-win strategies
  • Program/ New product development tasks:

  • Requirements development and management
  • Product Line Engineering best practices
  • In-depth knowledge of IPT and applicable development engineering disciplines
  • SAFe scaled Agile development methodologies
  • End-user needs-analyses to inform product capabilities/ feature set
  • Value analysis to inform cost-benefit trade-offs.
  • Design documentation tracing to requirements
  • System Integration Lab (SIL) design/development
  • Verification Test planning and execution
  • Support operations Design-To-Cost/ Design for Manufacturing/ Design for Test activities
  • Compliance analyses
  • Cost-Schedule Status Reporting
  • Customer management and scope control
  • Basic Qualifications

    Required Skills & Experience

  • Basic understanding of Ground Combat C4 systems electronics architecture including
  • 5+ years of defence industry engineering experience
  • Requirements management tools: DOORS
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Applied Science or a related technical/scientific degree is required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Canadian Security Clearance and a positive Controlled Goods Assessment. Eligibility to work in Canada either as a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is one of Canada’s leading defence and security technology engineering companies with a worldwide reputation for excellence in the design and development of integrated solutions for land, airborne, maritime, and cyber applications. We are proud to provide an innovation-driven workplace for 1,300 employees in Ottawa, Calgary, and Halifax, welcoming varied backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We care about our customers and our local communities, actively volunteering our time, while supporting charitable, academic, and industry organizations. If who we are, and what we do, resonates with you, we invite you to consider joining our team! We will work with you around any workplace accommodation required during our application process. If you require accommodation or have questions, please contact Human Resources via


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