Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required or equivalent experience.
TS/SCI w/Polygraph security clearance is obtainable 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.
A Relocation package may be available for this position.
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Entry-Level Optical 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. You will also have the ability to work with past leaders in the telecommunications industry (Ciena, Cisco), including our Florham Park, NJ, office, which has its roots in the former Bell Labs.
The ideal candidate will have a desire to work with systems and components related to the fiber optic telecommunications field. Prior coursework or work experience with photonic devices and telecommunication test equipment is preferred. Knowledge of coherent transmission systems is extra credit!
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PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE: BS Physics, BS Electrical Engineering, BS Optics, or other related disciplines
**Position can be based out of Florham Park, NJ or Hanover, MD
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