• Electrical Design Engineer

    Posted Date 3 months ago(6/21/2019 9:00 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Secret, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements
    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.


    Candidates must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance. 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 Electrical 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.



    An Electrical Design Engineer is being sought to develop high speed secure communications and control products. The position requires familiarity with all phases of circuit card development, starting with translating customer requirements into well-defined elements that formulate highly reliable, cost sensitive products. Experience with some of the following would be required:

    • Mentor tools Suite (schematic entry, layout, routing, SI, power analysis)
    • High speed circuit design using advanced materials and packaging techniques
      • Embedded processors
      • High end FPGAs, SOC FPGAs, state-of-the-art memory devices
      • Standard communications and storage protocols
      • Low power FPGAs, CPLDs
      • Power sequencing, monitoring, management
    • Extremely low power, battery operated design
    • High reliability, extreme environment design
    • Product based design (DFT, DTUPC)
    • Designing, building, testing/debugging, and producing low to high volume embedded products
    • The candidate must be an effective communicator, multitask, and work well on collaborative designs



    Based on experience and career goals, the successful candidate will be part of a small team that develops complex circuit cards with embedded processor & FPGA-based solutions from concept, though design, layout, analysis, lab integration & design verification, formal test, and production support through product life cycle.


    Proficient use and understanding of electrical engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    Proficient in the principles and techniques of Electrical Engineering
    Proficient understanding of electrical engineering processes
    Proficient knowledge of other related disciplines
    Keeps abreast of technology trends
    Aware of business objective and Engineering role in achieving
    Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
    Proficient in electrical engineering design tools
    Proficient written and verbal communications skills
    Ability to think creatively
    Ability to multi-task
    Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    Ability to recognize and clearly report information relevant to sound electrical engineering design
    Able to sell concepts and ideas

    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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