• New Grad Electro-Optics Engineer

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(8/22/2019 3:09 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI with Polygraph, obtainable within 24 months
    Employment Type
    Intern Conversion
    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.


    Must be able to obtain a Department of Defense TS/SCI with Polygraph 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

    Relocation may be available for this position.


    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a New Grad Electro-Optics 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.


    Designs, develops, builds and tests systems and products based on optic, photonic and laser technologies
    Interacts with device, hardware and software design teams to assist in overall development of optical systems; specifying, selecting and qualifying active and passive optical components, developing and benchmarking system performance models, developing and implementing test procedures and/or evaluating and selecting appropriate test instrumentation
    May provide recommendations for cost reduction efforts
    Participates in electrical and optical requirements analysis, functional analysis, performance analysis (e.g. optical loss, timing, power, etc.), design, integration and verification of electrical and optical components, equipment and systems
    Applies principles and techniques of Electrical and Optical Engineering
    Performs optical engineering root cause analysis for electrical issues, conducts experimental tests, evaluates results to formulate and implement solutions to issues
    Participates in internal optical reviews of optical components, equipment and systems
    Evaluates vendor capability to support product development
    Applies a basic understanding of the organizationally defined optical processes used throughout the lifecycle of the program or project
    Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle
    Participates in the selection of components and equipment based on analysis of requirements
    Generally works within an identified work group
    Generally has some contact with project leaders
    Generally works on problems of limited scope under frequent detailed supervision

    Working knowledge of electrical and optical engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    Working knowledge of optical engineering processes
    Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
    Working knowledge of optical engineering design tools
    Good written and verbal communications skills
    Creative thinker
    Ability to recognize and clearly report information relevant to sound optical engineering design
    Ability to work well in a team environment
    Travel may be required


    Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Physics, or a related specialized area or field is required or equivalent experience.

    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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