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2020-46895 - Senior Electrical Engineer - Power
Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you’ll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.
We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers’ missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between.
As a Power/Analog Engineer, you’ll participate in electrical requirements analysis, functional analysis and performance analysis (e.g. timing, power, etc.) for the design, integration and verification of electrical components, equipment and systems. You’ll make an impact throughout the electrical development life cycle and your talent will be put to a world-class test.
What you’ll experience:
Technologies that aren’t just top-notch, they’re often top-secret
A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next
Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it’s discovered
The Power/Analog Engineer will be involved to support coordinating power requirements at the of Power interfaces of various platforms.
The engineer will be involved in analog circuits design and verification.
The engineer will be involved in the design of power supplies of various power rating.
The engineer will be involved in support of the design of power distributions AC and DC, as well as design, development and test of power and analog hardware.
The engineer will be involved in all the phases of power and analog design, from requirement review to production.
The engineer will Participate in power and analog related documentation, design, investigation, evaluation, qualification, and acceptance
The engineer will participate in peer review, mechanical drawings reviews, ICDs, source control drawing generation and review.
The will participate in customer meetings and support customer’s needs.
Provide substantial contribution and perform electrical requirements analysis, requirement definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, design, integration and verification of electrical components, equipment and system.
Performs electrical root cause analysis for electrical issues, conducts experimental tests, evaluates results to formulate and implement solutions to issues.
Development or modification of operational procedures and special procedures to repair, modify or test fleet power equipment. This may include briefings and presentations to some internal customers on selected power/analog system topics.
Support of power/analog hardware, subsystem or system level integration and test efforts, V&V efforts, qualification, first article or related test efforts; including the development or implementation of test plans, procedures, data analyses and reports.
Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers’ changing business needs
Support and engage in programs, projects and practices behind the GDMS culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and procedures.
Follow industry and department trends and developments to ensure GDMS’s services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices.
Interface with vendors for product development.
Interface with other GDMS engineering disciplines.
Provide direction/support to Manufacturing as required.
Attend formal design reviews as both a Presenter and Reviewer.
Interface with the local Navy office.
Apply GDMS Common Process, SSP ODs.
Occasional required travel to Field Sites, Installation Sites, and Vendors.
Provide occasional field Installation direction/support to sub-contractors.
Willing to occasionally work in various indoor/outdoor environments during installations, possibly during off-shifts.
Candidates must have experience specifying, designing and verifying analog and power hardware configuration items (HWCIs) as well as subsystem-level power designs, and developing subsystem-level power designs.
What sets you apart:
Ability to stay ahead of technology trends
Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
Solid communication skills to interact effectively with work groups, project leaders and program managers
Able to work in teams
Ability to simulate designs using various simulation tools
Able to work multiple programs concurrently (multi-tasking)
Strong Communications Skills
The Power Systems Engineer position requires a bachelor’s degree in the Electrical or Computer Engineering and at least three to five years of related work experience. a master’s degree in electrical engineering and a minimum of zero to two years of related experience.
Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within 6 months 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.