Electric Boat

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General Dynamics is the world’s foremost designer and builder of nuclear submarines, the most complex machines made by man. The company’s industry leadership extends back over a century to 1899 when it produced the U.S. Navy's first commissioned undersea warship. Today, Electric Boat prides itself on being the premier shipbuilding company in the industry. We develop and apply state of the art technology to the design and construction of nuclear powered submarines. With a team of highly skilled and dedicated employees, we have successfully taken submarine technology to a new level.


General Dynamics Electric Boat is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Job Description

D429 Applied Electronics Technologies (AET) Engineering has openings for highly motivated individuals to support the development and testing of instrumentation, electrical, and electronics systems. Engineers will apply their prior experience and subject matter expertise to the development and testing of shipboard systems and prototype systems in support of various qualification and development goals.  Candidates will be required to fulfill the on-job responsibilities of problem resolution, design error correction, technical analysis, design integration, and development of technical work products.  Engineering work opportunities range from concept design through development (end-to-end design), hardware/software integration, test, delivery, and integration of the system aboard nuclear submarines and other shore-side locations.   Engineer positions require task management skills to coordinate and interface with shipyard testing, shipyard trades, material suppliers, other engineering organizations, Navy shipyards, Navy forces afloat, Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Strategic Systems Programs, and NAVSEA.  Candidates may be required to travel to remote locations and Navy shipyards and will be expected to support weekends/backshifts on occasion.

Education/ Experience

Required Education/Training:
Bachelor and/or Masters of Science degree in Electrical, Marine, Physics, Aeronautical, Systems, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent technical degree.

Five to Twenty plus years experience preferred relevant to job description. US Navy or other Military Branch and/or industrial or commercial experience involving the operation and maintenance of complex systems and/or electrical systems is desirable.


- Experience and proficiency with three or more of the following:
Instrumentation equipment (O-scopes, Spectrum Analyzers, etc), LabVIEW, Dspace, MATLAB, Data Physics, Simulink, ANSYS, JMAG, FLUX2D/3D, COMSOL, PLC Programming, C/C++, Python, VB, .NET, and other data acquisition, simulation, or control systems.
- Experience working with power electronics, hydraulics, fluid systems, and pneumatic systems and their associated instrumentation and control methods.


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