System Engineer (Contract)

Posted Date 5 days ago(3/13/2018 4:28 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.


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

  • Participate in an interdisciplinary integrated project team environment under the supervision of more senior engineers and leads.
  • Perform system requirements analysis
  • Perform system design and/or analysis functions based on requirements
  • Define SAFe Capabilities and Features
  • Prepare and review system specifications, system design documents, and interface design documents
  • Provide design information to hardware and software engineers implementing the system
  • Prepare and review test plans, procedures and results
  • Identifying defects, resolving issues and verification
  • Support the change management process as the system design evolves
  • Documenting the analysis, design and test in accordance with development standards
  • Planning of activities/tasks for each design iteration
  • Reporting progress against plans



Experience is required in a number of the following areas:

  • Disciplined approach to system engineering with knowledge of the full system life cycle.
  • Experience with model based design tools (PTC Integrity Modeler in particular) and SysML.
  • DOORS Requirements Management
  • Rational Team Concert
  • Tactical Communications and Networking Systems
  • Information Management Systems
  • Voice and Multimedia
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills.
  • Enthusiastic contributor, willing to learn new skills and takes on ownership of work.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment, with minimum supervision.
  • Experience with Agile product development methods



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, or applicable scientific discipline is required


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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