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Engineer/Specialist, Software Project Engineer

by General Dynamics Land Systems

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Nov 23, 2020
General Dynamics Land Systems

Job Description

Engineer/Specialist, Software Project Engineer

Position Description:

At General Dynamics Land Systems we put our Customers at the centre of everything we do. Our commitment to protect and enable the people who serve drives us to develop products and systems that give them a clear advantage for mission success. We are looking for passionate individuals to help us deliver innovative, unique solutions to our Customers.


Position Description:

  • Member of the Project Engineering Team, responsible to assist in the execution and coordination of GDLS-C Engineering efforts
  • Prepare planning documents for projects execution based on scope of work, engineering resources, schedule and milestones in support of BCRs
  • Coordinate and assist with project(s) execution for scope, cost and schedule, using EVMS and existing departmental procedures and guidance documents
  • Assist in the investigation, analysis and recommendation of corrective action to address project and test issues
  • Provide engineering support for vehicle testing and Production Verification testing
  • Prepare necessary material and attend customer meetings as required by contract and project scope of work (In process reviews, scoring conferences, Start of Work Meetings, Technical interchange meetings, Customer Design reviews, etc.)
  • Liaise closely with Sub-Contractors to update schedules, assist with the resolution of day-to-day issues and provide technical guidance to the design teams
  • Liaise as required with other GDLS-C departments, ensuring that new designs are developed in accordance with the requirements of the prime contract(s)
  • Identify, communicate and mitigate risk using IPS tools
  • Keep internal and external stakeholders informed of progress & status
  • Coordinate and support Technical Data Package change processes
  • Coordinate with CM, Program and Contracts, Engineering responses to customer’s requests
  • Support Obsolescence Management groups with Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS)
  • Support and maintain E-BOM’s & I-BOM’s for CDRL submissions
  • Support Technical & System Specification reviews
  • Support Failure Analysis and RCCA investigations on issues arising in production or through test & fielding


Position Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • University Degree or college diploma in a technical discipline
  • Minimum 3 -5 years’ relevant experience
  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management
  • Strong product knowledge of mobile equipment automotive systems
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to travel (5% Canadian, 10% US & Int'l) and possess/be able to acquire and maintain a valid passport
  • Must be able to meet Anthropometrical Size Restrictions for confined workspace


Preferred Qualifications:

  • P. Eng

General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada is an employment equity employer who values diversity and inclusion.  We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is a requirement that General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada be registered with the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and that all of its workforce be security assessed.  As such, successful applicants must meet all applicable security requirements, including, but not limited to, the ability to obtain and maintain a Canadian government security clearance to secret level.


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