Engagement Manager

General Dynamics Mission Systems Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 weeks ago

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.


  • 5 years of experience managing technical teams who deliver production applications
  • 5 years of experience planning, directing, and coordinating administrative activities, program control and supervision of personnel
  • 5 year of experience in requirements definition, work planning, budget control, and communications

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will 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.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Engagement Manager. 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.


  • Project management (technical) that can help coordinate and manage multiple development project activities

  • Must be technical enough to interface with developers and scrum masters to understand the current posture of the project and report back to government leadership

  • Must be able to create and update project schedules as needed

  • This is a leadership position and will report directly to Deputy PM


  • This position may include a combination of engineering management duties

  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function

  • Performs technical activities which impact the proposal, system level design, detail design and manufacture of advanced electronics systems

  • This job family covers technical disciplines not specifically covered by our existing job summaries such as component engineering, failure analysis, human factors engineering, and/or material engineering

  • Prepares, plans and arranges the labor, schedules and equipment required for testing and evaluating standards and special devices

  • First level supervision responsible for at least two individuals, typically non-exempt

  • Directs team members to achieve assignments using established guidelines, procedures, and policies

  • Assigns tasks and reviews employees' work at frequent intervals, participates in performance appraisals, workload planning and scheduling

  • Drives continuous improvement throughout the group and processes


  • Proficient at all responsibilities associated with the position

  • Typically has proficient experience in this area of expertise

  • Has shown ability to meet business expectations and supervise people

  • Proficient knowledge of engineering processes

  • Demonstrates self-management

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) 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 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

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