• Entry Level Mechanical Engineer

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/14/2019 5:44 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Secret, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements
    Employment Type
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

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


    Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred 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 opportunity for an Entry-level Mechanical Engineer-Electronic Packaging. 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.



    • Perform mechanical design and development associated with packaging electronic assemblies into a military environment
    • Packaging electronic circuit board assemblies into an enclosure to meet mechanical, thermal, shock, vibration, size, weight and power requirements
    • Static mechanical engineering analysis associated with the design and manufacturing of ruggedized enclosures


    • Broad mechanical knowledge in such areas as requirements definition, production support and environmental testing support
    • Self-starter, able to translate customer requirements into a cost-effective design that is optimized for manufacturing and periodic operational maintenance
    • Proficiency with Pro/E Creo
    • Familiarity with a PDMlink operational environment
    • Willingness to learn thermal/structural analysis packages such as ANSYS-Icepak or Pro Mechanica


    • Knowledge of ANSYS-Icepak or Pro Mechanica

    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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