• Senior Power Converter Design Engineer

    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/6/2018 12:02 PM)
    Job Location
    USA-CA-El Segundo
    Required Clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Electrical 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

    Responsibilities for this Position

    GDMS has an immediate opening for a Senior Power Converter Design Engineer.  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.  GDMS employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.  Candidates must demonstrate a passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of electronic equipment and systems, and the ability to further advance GDMS technology. This position requires the design, development, test, and support of direct current to direct current (DC-to-DC) power converters for space qualified flight hardware. 


    The Senor Power Converter Design Engineer is responsible and accountable for all aspects of the design and test of direct current to direct current (DC-to-DC) converters, including requirements development, module specification, concept design, block diagram, schematic, printed wiring board layout, performance modeling and simulation, stress analysis, worst case analysis, test procedure, and first article test.  The Senior Power Converter Design Engineer must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:  

    • DC-to-DC Converter design experience
    • PWB layout experience
    • Space flight hardware design experience
    • Strong analog simulation and modeling skills (Mentor Graphics, Cadence)
    • Worst case analysis experience

    Department of Defense TS/SCI w/ polygraph security clearance is required at the 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.


    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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