Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, a related specialized area or field, or equivalent experience is required.
Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is required within 24 months of the 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.
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Component Engineer with an electrical background. 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.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
Participates in electrical requirements analysis, functional analysis, performance analysis (e.g. timing, power, etc.), design, integration and verification of electrical components, equipment and systems
Applies principles and techniques of Electrical Engineering
Performs electrical engineering root cause analysis for electrical issues, conducts experimental tests, evaluates results to formulate and implement solutions to issues
Participates in internal electrical reviews of electrical components, equipment and systems
Evaluates vendor capability to support product development
Applies a basic understanding of the organizationally defined electrical 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 electrical 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
Works with Engineering to define component technical requirements and component specifications.
Works with vendors to define components that meet the defined requirements.
Works with Manufacturing / Sourcing to clarify and / or update specifications during procurement cycles.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Working knowledge of electrical engineering concepts, principles, and theories
Working knowledge of electrical engineering processes
Use of electrical engineering CAD tools
Working knowledge in Microsoft Office applications
Working knowledge in electrical engineering design tools
Good written and verbal communications skills
Ability to recognize and clearly report information relevant to sound electrical engineering design
Ability to work well in a team environment
Travel may be required
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