Senior Electrical Engineer

General Dynamics Mission Systems - Marion, VA

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree (preferred)

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred at time of hire, but not required. Candidates must be able to obtain a Secret clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date 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 an Electrical Design Engineer (RF). 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:
Performs design and development in such areas as electrical, electromagnetic, electromechanical and software for production, transmission, measurement, and use of systems, instruments and controls
Leads the development of strategic tasks or small projects by applying engineering and organizational knowledge and expertise to achieve technical goals
Understands and interprets the technical, organizational and process aspects of the tasks assigned and can relate them to the technical needs of the overall project or organization
Plans and executes small projects or task elements within larger projects, organizations, or for groups of projects
Responsible for the completion of assigned engineering tasks or small projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines
Actively uncovers technical and organizational risks and ensures they are included in risk mitigation plans
Participates in development of program strategies and teaming strategies as they relate to the assigned task
Participates in the proposal process
Participates in feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs
Carries out other tasks, not listed, assigned by supervisor
Travel will be required


SPECIFIC DUTIES AND TASKS:
Assist with legacy radome system production and testing
Assist with proposal development, specification negotiation, radome design and radome performance analysis for new projects in areas of RF performance, lightning protection and low observables
Provide expertise in addressing production problems and repairs
Develop test plans, procedures and data processing tools for radome testing
Technical writing for formal engineering reports including qualification and acceptance reports
Develop and present radome design, performance and test data for customer reviews
Participate in radome qualification testing


KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
A strong background in mathematics and statistics
Experience and coursework that support a fundamental understanding of electromagnetics
Strong foundation and experience in programming using one or more of the following: FORTRAN, LabView, C++ or Python
The ability to carry out analysis of systems, particularly radar and communication systems

PREFERRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Experience with microwave test equipment
Experience with electromagnetic solvers
An understanding of statistical methods in process control


PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program with emphasis on electromagnetics. Master's Degree is preferred.
Design or test experience with antennas or radomes

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred at time of hire, but not required. Candidates must be able to obtain a Secret clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date 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.

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



Posted On: Tuesday, January 14, 2020



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