• PCB Physical Packaging Electrical Engineer

    Location USA-MN-Bloomington
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.



    Applicants selected may 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

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a PCB Physical Packaging Electrical Engineer.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


    In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the PCB Physical Packaging Electrical Engineer will enhance their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.


    PCB Physical Packaging Electrical Engineers research, design, develop and test military electronic equipment and systems at GDMS including:

    • avionics mission computers
    • stores management systems
    • radar processing systems
    • analog and digital circuitry components

    Candidates must demonstrate a passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of electronic equipment and systems, and the ability to further advance General Dynamics Mission Systems technology.  A thorough understanding and application of PCB Physical Packaging principles is critical to the success of highly sophisticated electronic systems with ever increasing signal speeds and performance requirements.

    Candidates must have:

    • Strong background in applied electro-magnetics, transmission lines and circuit theory
    • PCB module and backplane design and layout in the Mentor design flow with a focus on signal and power integrity (DxDesigner and Xpedition, Constraint Manager)
    • PCB stackup and construction including materials, lamination steps, via formation and spans, trace widths
    • PCB design for manufacturability (DFM), High Density Interconnect (HDI) and PCB reliability
    • Passion for making a career of PCB Physical Packaging with a goal of becoming a subject matter expert 



    Experience/Knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

    • Building and developing relationship with PCB vendors
    • Signal and Power Integrity simulation tools such as HFSS, HyperLynx, SIwave or similar
    • High frequency board and package level interconnect modeling and parasitic extraction
    • Familiarity with s-parameters, eye diagrams, jitter analysis, and signal integrity performance metrics in both time and frequency domains
    • Experience with board-level design for 10Gigabit Ethernet and higher, PCIe Gen2 and Gen 3, DDR3/DDR4 memory



    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering or a specialized area, field or the equivalent



    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 13,000+ 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


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