2021-47999 - Senior Electrical Engineer

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General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

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.

2021-47999 - Senior Electrical Engineer
Pittsfield
Full Time
Engineering
Bachelor's Degree
Required
5+
Required

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 EMI / EMC Electrical Engineer will support the design, development and test of various electrical component designs as well as subsystem-level designs at GDMS that are required to support our various customers’ missions.


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 customer's 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 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
Occasional required travel to Field Sites, Installation Sites, and Vendors
Willing to occasionally work in various indoor/outdoor environments during installations, possibly during off-shifts




Basic Qualifications

Candidates must have experience specifying, designing and testing EMI/EMC capabilities for electrical components and subsystems.

The EMI / EMC Electrical Engineer position requires a bachelor’s degree in the Electrical Engineering field or the equivalent and at least zero to two years of related work experience. Applicants with a master’s degree 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)

It is preferred those candidates for this position possess the following qualifications:

Knowledge of MIL-STD-461
Familiarity with TILE! Software Suite
Familiarity with test equipment such as Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzers, EMI receivers, etc.
Ability to develop/decompose customer-level EMI/EMC requirements
Familiarity with IBM Rational DOORS
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.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
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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