• EMI/EMC Engineer, Intermediate - Working Level

    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/14/2019 2:00 PM)
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  • Project/Program Overview

    The Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Specialty Engineer will be responsible to support design activities, plan, conduct, and report on design verification and formal qualification of products.  The engineer will be required to work with customers and other disciplines to resolve electromagnetic environmental effects related issues on various products.


    • Undertake full responsibility for the execution of all the electromagnetic environmental effects activities, such as planning, design and testing of a product.
    • Take part in negotiations with customers to arrive at final agreement of EMC/EMI requirements.
    • Review of COTS equipment for electromagnetic environmental effects suitability.
    • Monitor design and provide design advice and analysis.
    • Produce formal electromagnetic environmental effects test plans and procedures - tailored for the project.
    • Participate in electrical and mechanical formal design reviews.
    • Identify risk areas and coordinate/conduct design proving test activities.
    • Perform electromagnetic environmental effects formal qualification testing.
    • Performing TEMPEST (EMSEC) testing.
    • Produce formal electromagnetic environmental effects test reports.
    • Development of test fixtures.
    • Trouble-shoot test failures and anomalies to determine root cause(s).
    • Interact with engineering/technical staff to determine appropriate fixes when a test failure occurs.
    • Attend Team meetings to resolve technical, resource, and schedule issues.
    • Provide progress updates to the electromagnetic environmental effects and Product/Program Team Lead(s).


    While not all skills or experience listed below are required, possessing any one of them will be considered a strong asset.

    • Knowledge of relevant EMC standards:
      • MIL-STD-461
      • MIL-STD-1275
      • MIL-STD-704
      • DEF-STAN 59-411
    • Mechanical aptitude for development of test fixtures.
    • Knowledge of the following programming languages:
      • Tile!
      • Labview
      • HP Vee
    • Knowledge of cable design and construction.
    • Knowledge of TEMPEST (EMSEC).
    • Knowledge of Lightning Effects (LE).
    • Knowledge of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD).
    • Knowledge of Power Quality (PQ).
    • Knowledge of Radiation Hazards (RADHAZ).
    • Knowledge of Radio Cosite/Collocation Performance.
    • Knowledge of Antenna Modeling & Simulation on Platforms.
    • Knowledge of Signal Integrity (SI) Design and Simulation.
    • Interest in Electromagnetics, radio, telecommunication or networking technologies.


    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering, or applicable technical or scientific discipline


    Minimum 10 year consecutive residence in Canada – for Canadian Secret Security Clearance
    Applicants will be required to obtain/hold a valid and current Canadian security clearance to gain access to the classified spaces, information and equipment in order to perform the work associated with this position.


    General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. Workplace accommodations are available.

    Company Overview

    At General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, Canada’s premiere defence company, innovation happens on a daily basis. We develop and deliver highly-complex leading edge technology, products and systems that make important contributions to our customer’s success in land, airborne, maritime, cyberspace and public safety applications. The challenges and opportunities are endless.The results – incredible.


    Our employees are exceptional. We are proud to employ more than 1,100 talented individuals across Canada. Working in a collaborative environment, our employees are encouraged daily to contribute their technical knowledge and expertise. Our employees are passionate, dedicated, and conscientious about the work they do which results in our ability to deliver the highest value, customized solutions in order to meet the most demanding requirements.


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