Florham Park, New Jersey

Responsibilities for this Position

Electrical Engineer

Job ID: 2020-46471
USA-NJ-Florham Park
Required Clearance: TS/SCI with Polygraph, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements
Posted Date: 11/11/2020
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.

Candidates must be able to obtain a TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance. 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

A Relocation package may be available for this position.

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an 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.


  • 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 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


  • 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
  • Proficient knowledge of other related disciplines
  • Keeps abreast of technology trends
  • Aware of business objective and Engineering role in achieving
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficient in electrical engineering design tools
  • Proficient written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to think creatively
  • 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
  • Understands and applies basic project management principles including IMS, earned value and score cards
  • Ability to work well in a team environment

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


Florham Park, New Jersey

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

From Gulfstream business jets and combat vehicles to nuclear-powered submarines and communications systems, people around the world depend on our products and services for their safety and security.

We offer a broad portfolio of innovative products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; IT and C4ISR solutions; and shipbuilding and ship repair.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

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