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Mid Level System Test & Qualification Engineer
San Diego, CA
General Atomics Aeronautical SystemsTitle:
Mid-Level System Test and Qualification EngineerJob Category:
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time SalaryJob Summary:
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) an affiliate of General Atomics is a world leader in proven reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
We have an exciting opportunity for a mid level System Test and Qualification Engineer (ST&Q) in our Project Engineering group. This position is located at our Poway California location supporting test and evaluation engineering activities on General Atomics aircraft. Candidate will be interested in a fast pace aviation environmentDuties and Responsibilities:
+ Mid-Level candidate will hit the ground running and quickly learn the principles of General Atomics products as well as test progression from SIL through Ground and finally Flight testing.
+ Perform Test and Evaluation (T&E) activities under minimal supervision will determine and develop various approaches to achieve T&E goals and help guide the completion of test activities.
+ Act as primary test engineer during SIL ground and flight operations. Test duties include system level T&E of hardware and software with emphasis placed on resource planning conducting SIL ground and flight testing and participating in technical test reviews.
+ Communicate clearly and in writing all facets of flight test program to include test plans SIL ground and flight test procedures and test reports. Candidate will work with government aircrew and be responsible for conducting preflight briefings and post flight debriefings.
+ Responsible for observing all laws regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
+ Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
+ Typically requires a bachelors degree masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; four or more years of experience with a bachelors degree or two or more years of experience with a masters degree. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.
+ Previous flight test engineer with a qualification to perform tests for a military organization including prior Department of Defense (DoD) Developmental Test (DT) or Operational Test (OT) experience is highly desired.
+ Experience as a test conductor test director test pilot/navigator or formal leadership of a Combined Test Force (CTF) or Integrated Test Force (ITF) is desired.
+ Analysis expertise desired with an emphasis on data collection ad hoc queries and suitability measures. Experience with analysis tools such as MATLAB STK FOQA or other products.
+ Previous expertise and working knowledge of the National Airspace System and UAS operating rules and regulations thereof. Prior flight experience civil or prior military aircrew desired.
+ Must have a complete understanding of engineering concepts principles codes and theory; experience demonstrating a broad application of those concepts; and expanding knowledge of principles concepts theory and practices in related technical specialties.
+ Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly; apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize schedule and coordinate work phases; and determine the appropriate approach at the task level or with assistance at the project level to provide solutions to a range of complex problems.
+ Strong computer and documentationexperince desired.
+ Must have strong communication presentation and interpersonal skills.
+ Ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks in one or more engineering areas.
+ Able to work extended hours as required.
+ A Professional Engineering License is desirable.Travel Percentage Required:
25% - 50%Clearance Required?
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