Systems Engineer

South Wales - Oakdale, United Kingdom (UK), General Dynamics UK Limited [8687]

Field(s) of expertise
Software Engineering Electronics Engineering Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
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About this job

General Dynamics Mission Systems engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of more than 13,000 top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defence and scientific arenas. In the UK, we employ more than 1,400 people and are leading the way in Armoured Fighting Vehicles, avionics and communication systems. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace – inclusive of beliefs, cultural background, job experiences, thoughts and ideas. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


As a Systems Engineer you will support its delivery of the MORPHEUS EvO Transition Partner programme. Within this programme GDMS will be responsible for developing an open architecture Tactical C4I System. The role is for a C4 Communications Senior Systems Engineer to contribute to the specification, design and development and validation of solutions for EvO.

A typical day could include:

  • Use Case development
  • Functional and feature specification
  • Elaboration of designs
  • Liaison with cross functional teams to develop
  • Regularly deliver working software/solutions through the SAFe agile process

In order to deliver the TP programme, GDMS have adopted an Agile Methodology in the form of the Scaled Agile Framework and is applying it across the whole system and product development lifecycle. This is as a step change approach from traditional waterfall delivery model designed to enable continuous delivery and validation of solutions, with flexibility to respond to changing customer requirements, foster innovation and promote collaborative working between team and Customer stakeholders based on shared interest, values and goals.


Ideally, you may also have experience of some of the following:

  • Tactical C4I SystemsSAFe / Agile methodologies for systems or software development
  • Generating technical documents
  • Test planning and test case development and execution
  • SysML

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