Associate Topside Engineer - Electrical
Generate and maintain ship Topside studies necessary to support various shipbuilding programs such as US Navy and Foreign Military Sales (FMS). Perform engineering analysis such as Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) and antenna coverage analysis relative to Topside arrangements onboard US Navy, FMS and US Coastguard ships. Work with designers and engineers in developing Sensor and Weapon Topside arrangement models in 3-D CAD and converting the physical models into simulation software format for electromagnetic analysis. Develop ship topside equipment computer databases and spreadsheets in various formats including Microsoft Access and Excel. Work with various CAD systems in converting vendor and shipbuilder supplied data into applicable formats for use in design studies. Develop analysis of electromagnetic effects to and from designated shipboard systems or equipment. Participate in liaison with the ship program leads, shipbuilders, other customers and vendors by attending technical evaluations, design reviews and integrated process team meetings. Develop final engineering reports and presentations that detail the results of the engineering studies and present results at customer meetings and working groups. Perform ship surveys to determine or verify installation requirements and parameters. Support shipboard and land installation and test efforts. Education Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering. Qualifications 0-2 years of related engineering experience. Knowledge of communication and antenna theory and application. In-depth knowledge of personal computers and various operating systems (Including Windows and UNIX). Experience with Microsoft Office software package. Strong written and verbal skills.. Ability to take direction and work with other engineering disciplines. Secret Clearance or ability to obtain Secret Clearance. Desired Experience in RF antenna design and system analysis. Knowledge and understanding of ship design and shipboard systems. Experience in RF testing. Experience with electromagnetic modeling software such as FEKO and MicroStripes. Experience in use of 3-D mechanical design systems such as AutoCAD and experience in conversion of CAD models into various formats. As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.