• Lead Electrical Engineer

    Posted Date 4 days ago(12/3/2019 9:10 AM)
    ID
    2019-41757
    Job Location
    USA-VA-Fairfax
    Required Clearance
    Secret
    Category
    Engineering-Hardware
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    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) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

     

    CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
    Department of Defense SECRET clearance 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 Lead Electrical 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.

     

    REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
    Substantial contribution to electrical requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis (e.g. timing, power, etc.), design, integration and verification of electrical components, equipment and systems
    Plans and leads electrical engineering root cause analysis for electrical issues, conducts experimental tests, evaluates results to formulate and implement solutions to issues
    Contributes to the generation and maintenance of electrical work products (i.e. plans, specifications, design documentation, etc.) used for internal consumption and/or deliverable to external customers
    Develops and presents electrical requirements, concepts, designs, decisions and results to internal management and external customers
    May contribute to technical subcontract management that may include technical oversight and subcontractor work product evaluation
    Substantial contribution to electrical reviews of electrical components, equipment and systems
    Evaluates vendor capability to support product development
    Participation in the improvement of the electrical organizational processes
    Supports the generation of engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the electrical development life cycle
    Contributes to the research and analysis of data, such as customer design proposal specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
    Selects components and equipment based on analysis of requirements
    May provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employees
    Independently determines approach to solutions
    Plans and executes project tasks for activities described above
    Generally works with multiple work groups, including with senior levels of l work groups
    Generally works on diverse range of complex problems under limited direction
    Generally has regular Contact with project leaders and Program Managers. Generally has Some contact with external customers
    Failure to accomplish results or errors may cause significant delays or require the substantial expenditure of resources

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    Proficient use and understanding of electrical engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    Proficient in the principles and techniques of Electrical Engineering
    Proficient understanding of electrical engineering processes

    Strong understanding and experience with electrical design and manufacturing standards (IEEE, UL, MIL, etc.)

    Strong understanding and practical experinece with EMI/EMC requirements (e.g. MIL-STD-461)

    Experience and working understanding of power systems and power supplies requirements, including 3 phase power 

    Experience with operating standard test equipment and/or development of custom test equipment

    Solid experience with electrical requirements testing, verification, and test procedure development and generation

    Experience, knowledge, and execution of engineering development and lifecycle processes

    Lead and support engineering design reviews and presentations
    Proficient knowledge of other related disciplines
    Keeps abreast of technology trends
    Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications
    Proficient in electrical engineering design and analysis tools
    Strong written and verbal communications skills
    Exercise creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance
    Ability to multi-task
    Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    Ability to recognize and clearly report information relevant to sound electrical engineering design
    Able to sell concepts and ideas
    Travel may be required
    DOD Security clearance required
    Understands and applies basic project management principles including IMS, earned value and score cards

    ADDITIONAL/DESIRABLE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

    Experience with submarine subsystems and equipment.

    SONAR systems and Towed Array knowledge and experience.

    Solid understanding, experience, and working knowledge of the AN/BQQ-10 SONAR system.



    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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