New job at General Dynamics Canada (via |

Systems Engineer,P3

August 5 2019
Industries IT: Equipment, Network , IT: Software
Categories Information Technology, Engineering
Calgary, AB

We are currently looking for a System Engineer to join our Integrated Tactical Network (ITN) team in Calgary. As part of the team, you will play a key role in the architectural and design decisions impacting the Land Command Support System (LCSS) network, which enables command, control, and communication capabilities for Canada’s Army.

You will work closely with DND, the Army, and industry partner stakeholders to identify gaps and areas of potential improvement within existing LCSS capabilities to support the end user. Using these insights, you will provide support and guidance on both development and testing to the engineering teams.

Day to Day Activities:

  • Oversee and participate in the overall ITN design to ensure the products are implemented in accordance with the agreed standards of the ITN initiative.
  • 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.
  • Provide technical guidance to Junior to intermediate systems engineers as well as supporting product development teams and system integration teams in various levels of the organization.
  • Coordinate the overall artifact production effort including: maintenance of the artifact family tree; creating and maintaining plans and schedules; managing touch points between the ITN System Architect, Requirements Management IPT and tool smiths; data and configuration management; organize technical reviews; etc.
  • 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


  • Seven years’ experience with eligibility for Professional Engineering status preferred
  • Strong communications abilities, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated initiative and willingness to learn
  • 5+ Years’ experience in Systems & Requirements Engineering
  • Experience in analyzing Operational Requirements and performing Gap Analysis on current capabilities.
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or related technical/scientific degree
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Canadian Security Clearance and a positive Controlled Goods Assessment. Eligibility to work in Canada either as a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Ideally you may also have experience in:

  • Experience in the development of Land Tactical Systems is an asset.
  • Familiarity with Canadian Land Forces Doctrine and Operational Scenarios, an asset
  • Interest in emerging technologies and information management is an asset.
  • Knowledge and recent use of computer-aided engineering tools is an asset.

Our Company Benefits

Our contribution to our employees represents much more than just a pay check. We invest in our employees’ health and wellness, paid time off, retirement, income protection, work/life balance, talent development and more. As a General Dynamics employee, you can enjoy many of our benefits including:

  • Health and optional dental plan
  • Life insurance and retirement benefits
  • Vacation and flexible work environment
  • On-site fitness facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Hockey and soccer leagues
  • Tickets and giveaways offered through our Recreation Association

About General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada

General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is one of the country’s most innovative defence and security technology companies, providing advanced thinking, design expertise, and implementation know-how to equip military and first responders with leading-edge hardware, software and systems.

Our employees innovate on a daily basis. Part of General Dynamics Mission Systems, a global company with more than 13,000 employees across 100 facilities worldwide, our success stems from strong system engineering experience, ongoing investment in research and development, collaboration with commercial and military systems industry leaders, and a singular focus on customer service.

In Canada, we employ more than 1,300 people across three locations. Our business groups include: Land Communications, Airborne Mission Systems, Underwater Warfare and Cyber Solutions.

We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace – inclusive of beliefs, cultural background, job experiences, thoughts and ideas. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team! (Workplace accommodations are available)

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