Electric Boat

  • Engineer I - Power Systems

    Requisition ID
    US-CT-New London
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  • Overview

    General Dynamics Electric Boat 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

    The Integrated Power System Technology Development group (Department 446) is supporting new technology development for the All Electric Navy and commercial applications. This technology is focused on electric drive propulsion, electric actuation, and advanced power systems, and all of this technology is part of the continuing trend in making ships more electric, more capable, and more affordable. The Integrated Power Systems group has resources specialized in power electronics, digital signal processing, adaptive filtering, embedded controls, electromechanical machines, linear and non-linear system theory, multivariable control systems and computer modeling and analysis to help integrate these technologies into submarines. There is specific expertise in the area of non-linear, dynamic analysis of advanced solid state power systems, including stability, transient, and frequency domain analysis of medium voltage, medium frequency systems that are different from any previous or existing submarine electrical system.

    Responsibilities include the design, development and analysis of advanced power electronic, feedback control systems and power system applications. Advanced power electronic applications include PWM power converters, electromagnetic machines, etc. Power system applications include the integration of solid state power converters and rotating machinery in medium voltage systems. Advanced electromagnetic machines include quiet low speed high torque permanent magnet motors, linear motors and high speed generators. Additional responsibilities include mathematical and computer analysis of advanced power electronics, linear and non-linear systems and power systems for performance predictions and problem resolution. Duties will also include prototype and test of scaled hardware in land based and at sea demonstrations.

    Education/ Experience

    Experience or related education desired in the design, analysis, or test of power electronic systems and electromechanical machines. Experience with digital signal processing and non-linear, dynamic analysis a plus. BS, MS or Ph.D in engineering, mathematics, or related program required. Classes in electromechanical energy conversion, electric drives, digital controls, power electronics, and electric machines are preferred. Strong communication skills and high motivation are required.

    0-3 years of experience required


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