Electric Boat

  • Senior Engineer - Sonar Systems

    Requisition ID
    US-CT-New London
    Remaining Openings
    Post End
  • 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 D442 SONAR Systems team is responsible for the successful integration of government furnished and shipbuilder developed SONAR systems within the COLUMBIA and VIRGINIA Programs.


    Opportunities are available in the areas of SONAR systems engineering and integration.  Candidates will support ongoing systems and component engineering efforts to conceptualize, develop, verify, deploy and maintain an open architecture platform design.


    This position will require that the engineer perform technology investigations, trade-studies, identify/resolve risks, identify opportunities for cost reductions, and validate methods to ensure producible end products. The candidate will also be required to interface with NAVSEA, Government vendors and other EB Departments.


    Candidates will also be required to:

    • Analyze, develop, and review requirements and verification plans for systems and platform development
    • Support development and maintenance of platform-level architecture concepts and systems engineering activities including trade studies that require multi-discipline integration to identify solutions which optimize the design based on normal, casualty and maintenance operations, construction cost and schedule, life cycle cost, and all applicable technical and programmatic requirements.
    • Provide concept-to-production engineering support for various electrical and electronic hardware components.

    Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned

    Education/ Experience


    A Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or equivalent is required.  


    4 years of related experience

    A Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or equivalent is desirable.

    A demonstrated ability to lead multi-discipline, cross functional teams with design-build-sustain activities as part of engineering, design, planning, test or modular construction is preferred.


    Candidates are expected to demonstrate strong inter-personal, organizational and communication skills to successfully drive to achieve the program goals. 

    Demonstrated experience developing innovative solutions to complex problems is highly desirable. 

    Beneficial skills include technical facilitation, project management, earned value management, and familiarity with current design tools and processes.



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