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RF Systems Design Engineer (NEW HIRE BONUS UP TO $10,000)

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems
Location: Glendale
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related technical field and is required plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree in engineering or a related technical field plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience.


Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required 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.

Responsibilities for this Position


  • This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus up to $10,000 for New Hires Only
  • Our Employee Referral Program offers a $4k Referral Bonus for any candidate referred by an employee and hired for this position.
  • A Relocation package may be available for this position
    Put your engineering talent to the ultimate test. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we create the technologies, products and services that help our service members, intelligence analysts and first responders keep our nation safe. The work we do is so advanced, our teams often redefine what's possible for the world. If you want to be a leader with the company that delivers smart solutions for our nation's challenges, this is your opportunity.

    We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers' missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between.

    As the Deputy Member of our technical staff, you'll apply advanced principles of engineering and management to solve complex problems in the development of technology. As a leader, you'll oversee and manage design and development processes as they relate to the engineering of products utilizing principles and technology of physics, mathematics, engineering, and related physical sciences. It's engineering that sets the standard for the world. Are you ready?

    What you'll experience:

    • Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secret
    • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next
    • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discovered
      What you bring to the table:

      • A Bachelor's in engineering or a related technical field and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience
      • Outstanding leadership skills
      • Ability to optimize all phases of work including requirements management, modeling and simulation, risk analysis and formal trade study tools
        What sets you apart:

        • Excellent communication skills; ability to easily and effectively communicate technical topics to a diverse audience
        • Commitment to ongoing professional development
        • Ability to apply or develop highly advanced technologies, principles, theories and concepts
        • Recognized as a subject matter expert in multiple adjacent disciplines/fields
          The candidate should have experience in:

          • RF design
          • Design for military environments and compliance to military standards (MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-464, and MIL-STD-810)
          • Strong understanding of receiver technology (noise figure, gain, noise floor, intercept points, intermodulation)
          • Some experience with RF board layout
          • RF simulations
          • FEKO, ANSYS suite, or equivalent
          • Antennas and antenna testing
          • Strong understanding of antenna concepts (e.g., gain, VSWR, impedance matching, antenna arrays, active and passive antennas)
          • Experience in cosite and cosite measurements
          • Experience with masts and cables and their impact to systems on a mast
          • Experience with system calibrations (RF paths, DF, BIT)
          • Extensive experience with RF test equipments (Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, DVM's, etc.)
          • Troubleshooting systems
          • Ability to track down noise and noise artifacts
          • Understand nonlinear impacts to systems
          • Writing system requirements


            Company Overview

            General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

            General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Glendale , RF Systems Design Engineer (NEW HIRE BONUS UP TO $10,000), Other , Glendale, Arizona

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