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Posted date [2012-Jul-11] (ID: 4657)
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS) is part of General Dynamics and has been a trusted partner to the U.S. intelligence, maritime, space and homeland communities for more than 50 years. With the expertise to lead, the insight to deliver and the commitment to succeed, we staff each mission with a carefully selected team of seasoned professionals. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., General Dynamics employs approximately 91,000 people worldwide. The company is a market leader in advanced information systems, intelligence collection and processing, business aviation, land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions, shipbuilding and marine systems, and information systems and technologies.
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS) has an immediate opening for a Mechanical Engineer to join our Operations team. The position provides an opportunity to develop and advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nations fundamental defense services. GDAIS employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to design and development the systems, processes and tools that support internal and client operations. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Engineer will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.
The Mechanical Engineer will research, design, analyze, develop, test and field hardware associated with large scale antenna systems for ground, mobile, maritime, and airborne applications.
Responsibilities include structural design and analysis, electronic packaging layout and design, thermal analysis, vibration analysis, and verification testing.
In addition to mechanical design and analysis efforts, the engineer will be responsible for oversight and direction of associated design drafting personnel.
The engineer will be responsible for mechanical oversight of subcontractors and suppliers, including specification and SOW development.
The engineer will also be responsible for preparing site facilities interface specifications and for monitoring facilities design and construction as required to ensure specifications as achieved.
Candidates must demonstrate a passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of systems engineering and analysis, and the ability to effectively develop and evolve GDAIS technology.
The Advanced Mechanical Engineer position requires either a masters degree with a minimum of three to five years of related experience or a bachelors degree in a related specialized area or the equivalent and a minimum of five to eight years of related experience.
Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is preferred at time 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.
CANDIDATE MUST BE WILLING TO TRAVEL DOMESTICALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY SEVERAL TIMES A YEAR FOR UP TO TWO MONTHS.