Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Senior Manager, Electrical Design Engineering

    Location US-FL-Orlando
    Job ID
    Engineering - Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne has an opening for a Senior Manager, Electrical Design Engineering at its Orlando, FL location. Responsibilities for this position involve activities which include requirements generation/management/verification, electrical design, risk management and support of hardware build/integration, acceptance/qualification testing and field operations.


    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    50% - Directly supervises electrical design employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; staff development; proposing, planning, assigning, and directing work; and performing conflict resolution.


    20% - Researches, develops, designs and tests electrical components, equipment, and systems.


    20% - Designs and directs engineering personnel in testing control apparatus and equipment, and determines methods, procedures, and conditions for testing products.


    10% - Manages resources (people, budget, etc.) of department. 


    Supports, by action and example, the corporate culture and value system.



    • BS degree in Electrical Engineering AND:
    • Required 14 years of experience in the area of Electrical Design or equivalent combination of experience and education.
    • Must have an understanding of electrical engineering fundamentals in both analog and digital electronics.
    • Must have experience with design, development, integration, and test of military electronic systems with design for manufacturing and environmental constraints (EMI/EMC, vibration, packaging, thermal, etc.).
    • Must have the ability to document efforts, write test procedures and reports and contribute to completion of milestones within specific projects.
    • Strong troubleshooting skills.
    • Must be detail-oriented.
    • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office applications.
    • The candidate must have good written and oral communication skills to be able to convey design ideas in a clear and concise manner. 
    • This position may require prior managerial experience.

    Desired experience:

    • MS degree in Electrical Engineering.
    • Experience integrating embedded systems.
    • Schematic capture design tools (e.g. DxDesigner).
    • Circuit simulation using PSPICE.
    • Circuit card design and layout (e.g. PADs).
    • LabVIEW software development.
    • Experience with MIL-STD-461E.
    • RF design and analysis



    Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions). While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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