Healdsburg, California


Working under limited supervision, will provide concepts, circuit analysis, and detailed design of electronic assemblies from product inception through final delivery to customer, writing test procedures, and overseeing testing, including preparation and presentation of design review material to customers and peers. Guide subordinate engineers or technicians in development and test tasks.


General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems (GD-OTS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. 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. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


Major Position Responsibilities

  • Perform electrical engineering tasks related to component selection, circuit noise analysis, packaging concepts, and testing. 
  • Perform calculations, circuit simulation, tolerance analyses, and reliability analyses, and will assure full documentation in plans, specifications, and reports. 
  • Provide technical leadership to subordinate engineers and technicians will direct designers to prepare schematics, printed wiring boards, and assembly drawings, and direct technicians to build printed wiring assemblies and special test fixtures.
  • Assist in the establishment of milestone schedules for detailed tasks, and will perform to program schedules established by project engineers or program managers. 
  • Contribute to technical proposals, including budget and schedule estimation.


Basic Qualifications


  • Work well in a team environment, including leading subordinate engineers and technicians
  • Perform concept feasibility analyses
  • Perform analog and digital circuit design
  • Design or specify test equipment
  • Strength in technical writing for plans, specifications, procedures, reports and proposals
  • Demonstrated proficiency of electronics manufacturing techniques                                                                 
  • BS Electrical Engineering plus 6 or more years of related experience; or Master’s degree in electrical engineering and 3 or more years of applicable experience.


Healdsburg, California

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

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.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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