Senior Electrical Engineer - Unmanned Aviation Systems

California, MD
Feb 24, 2017
May 02, 2017
Full Time
1. Assess the operational capabilities and effectiveness of fielded and proposed RCS/ Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) systems including system/equipment performance or operational deficiencies to determine candidates for changes, upgrade, or replacement.


2. Conduct market research and assess potential applications of emerging technologies to alleviate noted deficiencies, enhance performance of existing systems, or provide the needed functionality required in response to new and emerging operational missions and threats.


3. Identify and evaluate the suitability of commercial-off-the-shelf/non-developmental-item (COTS/NDI) equipment. Conduct testing to ensure correct operation, compatibility with existing subsystems and equipment, and suitability for integration into the specified RCS/C5ISR suites; arrange for special testing, such as shock, vibration, isolation and radiation hazards, and susceptibility to electronic countermeasures.


4. Support the design, development, and fabrication of equipment, ancillary hardware, interface units, and test fixtures not available from other sources or not otherwise provided. Support the development of installation drawings, procurement drawings, and technical documentation for such items.

Education 1. Bachelors Degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline.

 2. Masters Degree preferred.


3. Electrical Engineering background preferred.

4. Previous experience as a product lead preferred.

Qualifications 5-8 years of related engineering experience.

  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.