Hardware Systems Lead

General Dynamics Mission Systems
Bloomington, Minnesota 55431
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Hardware Systems Lead.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.



Hardware Systems Lead engineers research, design, develop, and integrate information processing hardware to operate in a harsh military environment. 


The selected candidates will:

  • Lead cross-functional teams of electrical, mechanical, and integration and test engineers with the implementation of state of the art systems
  • Synthesizes solutions to meet customer expectations and technical performance while staying within schedule and cost constraints
  • Manage component suppliers
  • Perform technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements


  • Experience leading engineering teams with the implementation of complex multi-core microprocessor designs
  • Excellent use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Excellent proficiency with requirements management & system modeling tools
  • Effective in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions


Working experience/knowledge with several of the following technologies:

  • 1553
  • VITA 46
  • Various memory types including DDR2, DDR3, SDRAM, SRAM
  • Xilinx FPGAs
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Fibre Channel
  • PCIe
  • VME64



Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.



Applicants selected may 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.


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