• Senior Avionics Design Engineer

    Posted Date 3 months ago(6/6/2019 7:39 AM)
    Job Location
    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 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.



    Department of Defense secret security clearance is not required at time of hire but must be obtainable within 24 months 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

    A Relocation package may be available for this position.


    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Avionics 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.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.



    Senior Avionics Design Engineers research, design, develop information processing hardware to operate in a harsh military environment. Avionics hardware consists of various electrical system components mechanisms, materials, circuitry, equipment and processes.  The selected candidate will be responsible for the design of circuit card assemblies based on the system hardware requirements, selecting electronic components, implementing the schematic design, directing the layout and routing of printed wiring boards, performing design analysis/simulation, and supporting system integration.  Additional responsibilities include evaluating the system performance, implementing test plans and writing design documentation.


    Selected candidates will also:

    • Manage component suppliers
    • Transform customer objectives and system requirements into function designs
    • Work well with interdisciplinary teams consisting of mechanical, thermal, reliability, safety, manufacturing engineers and others to provide quality designs in compressed time-frames
    • Applies principles and techniques of Electrical Engineering
    • Create schematic designs and drive ECAD design
    • Complete component and circuit design analyses
    • Supports the generation of engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the electrical development life cycleSuccessful candidate must have current working experience with several of the following:

    • Complex multi-core microprocessor designs
    • Various memory types including DDR2, DDR3, SDRAM, SRAM
    • Xilinx FPGAs
    • Gigabit Ethernet
    • Fibre Channel
    • 1553
    • PCIe
    • VME64
    • VITA 46

    • Recent experience with current release Mentor Graphics DxDesigner schematic capture and printed wiring board design tools

    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent

    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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