Systems Engineer, Junior - LEISC (P1)

Posted Date 1 month ago(2/2/2018 1:05 PM)
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Company Overview

At General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, Canada’s premiere defence company, innovation happens on a daily basis. We develop and deliver highly-complex leading edge technology, products and systems that make important contributions to our customer’s success in land, airborne, maritime and public safety applications. The challenges and opportunities are endless.The results – incredible.


Our employees are exceptional. We are proud to employ more than 1,100 talented individuals across Canada. Working in a collaborative environment, our employees are encouraged daily to contribute their technical knowledge and expertise. Our employees are passionate, dedicated, and conscientious about the work they do which results in our ability to deliver the highest value, customized solutions in order to meet the most demanding requirements.

Project/Program Overview

The Integrated Tactical Network (ITN) initiative is a strategic, mid- to long-term standing task under the Land Command Support System (LCSS) Engineering and Integration Support Contract (LEISC) for the Canadian Army, which provides the infrastructure and framework needed to define and shape LCSS capability with special emphasis on architecture and design associated with the network and application middleware layers of the LCSS System of Systems.The successful candidate will report to the LEISC Engineering Manager, as part of the System Design SE team, in the role of System Engineer for Delivery Initiative.


Typical Duties:


•Managing Enterprise Architect Model for the ITN SE team
•Maintaining the overall structure of the ITN Model as well as product models
•Ensure all new use cases and design artifacts are entered into the model correctly
•Development and documentation of requirements, use cases and Interface Control Documents
•Manage System Problem Reports by providing proper upfront analysis and input to support bug fixes as well as seeing the proper close out of each SPR
•Interface with systems engineers as well as supporting product development teams and system integration teams in various levels of the organization
•Liaise with the Director Land Command Systems Program Management (DLCSPM) personnel, in particular with designated technical OPIs, to ensure a coordinated approach to the production, review and delivery of engineering artifacts
•Support internal and DLCSPM/IPT (Integrated Project Team) meetings on an as-needed basis


Required Skills & Experience:


•Eligibility for Professional Engineering status preferred

•Familiarity with Enterprise Architect or other UML/SysML modeling tools preferred
•Strong communications abilities, both written and verbal
•Demonstrated initiative and willingness to learn
•Interest in emerging technologies and information management is an asset
•Knowledge and recent use of computer-aided engineering tools is an asset
•Familiarity with Canadian Land Forces Doctrine and Operational Scenarios, an asset
•Experience in Systems & Requirements Engineering preferred
•Experience in the development of Land Tactical Systems is an asset


•Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or related technical/scientific degree



Minimum 10 year consecutive residence in Canada – for Canadian Secret Security Clearance
Applicants will be required to obtain/hold a valid and current Canadian security clearance to gain access to the classified spaces, information and equipment in order to perform the work associated with this position.


General Dynamics Mission Systems – Canada is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.  Workplace accommodations are available.


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