• Senior Engineering Support Specialist

    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/15/2019 3:21 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's of Science degree or Technology degree, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree


    Department of Defense security clearance is not required at 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.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Engineering Support Specialist.  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.




    • Assist design engineers with the selection of PWB materials, layer stack-up and fabrication to meet electrical design and DoD reliability requirements
    • Work closely with project engineers, customers, QA and Suppliers to ensure compliance to flow down requirements
    • Review new design PWB requirements and validate against supplier process capabilities details
    • Develop PWB procurement drawings, trade studies, analyses and other documentation
    • Participate in a Failure Review Board (FRB) teams as a technical expert on PWB design, construction and failure modes
    • Participate in supplier quality and capability audits
    • Initiate corrective and preventive actions when non-conformances are noted in GDMS products or the processes used to produce GDMS products
    • Apply IPC-A-600, AS9102 and other PWB standards during product development efforts
    • Work closely with Project Leaders, design engineers and other professionals on multiple project teams
    • Generate cost, schedule and proposal estimates
    • Support occasional travel to meet with customers and suppliers



    • Very strong use and understanding of electrical engineering concepts, principles, and theories.  Frequently contributes to the development of new designs, manufacturing methods and material sciences.  Very strong understanding of hardware design engineering processes.



    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering


    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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