2021-51179 - Sr Electrical Engineer


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General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue

Website: gdmissionsystems.com

Company Description:
Platforms: Smarter. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we solve the toughest security and technology challenges facing our nation and its allies by building smarter mission-critical products and systems.We develop mission critical C4ISR solutions across the land, sea, air, space and cyber domains. As you might imagine, we can offer career paths that fit almost any area of expertise. Almost any background or interests. And almost any short- and long-term career goals. At our location in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, we develop advanced solutions to support the U.S. Navy's latest ships and combat systems.

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.

Learn more about the Pittsfield facility here: www.gdmissionsystems.com/PittsfieldMA.

2021-51179 - Sr Electrical Engineer
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree

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 Senior Electrical 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.

Key Responsibilities

The Power Systems / Analog engineer will support the design, development and test of power and analog component designs as well as subsystem-level designs at GDMS that are required to support our various customers’ missions.


The Power/Analog Engineer will be involved to support coordinating power requirements of Power interfaces of various platforms.
The engineer will be involved in PLC 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 control 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.

Additional Responsibilities

Be an individual contributor within the electrical engineering design team that develops Hardware Configuration Items and Subsystem Level electrical design
Exercise creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance
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

Basic Qualifications 

Candidate for this position must possess the following qualifications. Candidates must have experience specifying, designing and verifying analog components, and developing subsystem-level power designs.

The Power Systems / Analog Designer position requires a bachelor’s degree in the Electrical or Computer Engineering field or the equivalent and at least three to five years of related work experience. Applicants with a master’s degree and a minimum of zero to two years of related experience are also eligible.

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.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Ability to simulate designs using Paladin, Mentor Graphics or equivalent tools
Able to work in teams
Able to work multiple programs concurrently (multi-tasking)
Strong Communications Skills

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.

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. 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.

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