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TEMPEST Engineer- up to $20K Sign-On Bonus

Scottsdale, Arizona
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
Basic Qualifications :

Requires a Bachelor s degree in Electrical Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 8+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 6 years of job-related experience.


Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is required at time of hire. Candidates must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date 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:

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an experienced TEMPEST Engineer. As a member of the EMI/TEMPEST Group the candidate will perform TEMPEST testing, provide TEMPEST design support, and develop TEMPEST Test Plans/Reports for a wide variety of tactical communications systems, ruggedized communications equipment, and computer equipment for military applications. Products range from tabletop subsystems to large complex vehicular systems. 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.


Review and develop TEMPEST test plans
Perform TEMPEST testing in accordance with the applicable standards
Work closely with product teams to troubleshoot problems as needed and recommend cost effective solutions with minimal design impact
Review and develop TEMPEST test reports
Manage equipment calibrations and repairs
Troubleshoot and solve equipment and test setup issues


Candidate must be a Certified TEMPEST Professional Level II or be a Level I with the ability to achieve a Level II certification
Familiarity with TEMPEST standards including NSTISSAM TEMPEST/1-92, CNSSAM TEMPEST 01-02, and related NSA technical memorandums
Perform testing in accordance with NSTISSAM TEMPEST/1-92, CNSSAM TEMPEST 01-02
Familiarity with TEMPEST test equipment such as, TEMPEST receivers, oscilloscopes, dynamic signal analyzers, signal generators, etc.
Candidate must be able to work in a team environment and collaborate across programs and shifts
Candidate must be able to work independently, communicate clearly, and effectively with employees and customers
Candidate must be able to write TEMPEST Test plans and reports or demonstrate the ability to learn


The TEMPEST Engineer position requires a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent related specialized field, or the equivalent experience is required. The candidate must be a current Certified TEMPEST Professional (CTP) Level I/II, or have the required background/experience to obtain certification in short-term.

Minimum Salary: USD $142,800.00/Yr. Maximum Salary: USD $158,400.00/Yr. Salary Note: This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary. 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
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  • Job Reference: 673966177-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc
  • Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Salary: $142,800
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent