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Project Engineer Advanced Programs
San Diego, CA
General Atomics Aeronautical SystemsTitle:
Project Engineer -Advanced ProgramsJob 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
We are currently looking for a Project Engineer to support Advanced Programs in Poway CA.
This position is responsible for executing core development of the Navy carrier-based Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) which includes technical oversight and coordination of development of the Flight Deck Handling System (FDHS). Candidate will be expected to manage and support Project and System related activities including but not limited to requirements development architecture development hardware development controls software development system testing and production support. Specific capabilities to be managed for this position include flight controls radio communications hardware development safety analysis and system test.
Under general directions with limited review this position is responsible for applying innovative approaches to resolving unusual or complex engineering problems. Assignments are normally outlined in terms of overall objectives and reviewed largely at completion. Initiates the planning of engineering projects and develops innovative designs or modifications in order to meet project goals. Independently performs difficult/complex engineering work with instructions as to the general expected results. Documents findings communicates results to engineering staff makes technical presentations and may represent the organization as the prime technical contact on small contracts or single component projects. Provides direction to design or technical staff and may lead a team of moderately experienced professional staff.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
+ Expected to develop a technical proficiency and subject matter expertise on specific engineering task spanning multiple engineering disciplines.
+ Provides direction to design or technical engineering staff and may lead a team of experienced professional staff.
+ Supports operation of engineering systems by evaluating and interpreting needs and problems and develops effective approaches to resolving those issues.
+ Support Systems Engineering integration and test organization to ensure system requirements reflect the current and/or planned functionality.
+ Troubleshoots analyzes and repairs systems in assigned area by utilizing standard engineering and scientific principles.
+ Expected to provide routine status update and technical presentations on status of project.
+ Coordinate frequently with customer and other engineering organizations within GA-ASI to ensure final product deliverable meets cost schedule and technical requirements.
+ Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
+ 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.Job Qualifications:
+ Typically requires a bachelor’s degree master’s degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; six or more years of experience with a bachelor’s degree four or more years of experience with a master’s degree or two or more years with a PhD. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.
+ Must have a thorough 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 develop and communicate new concepts; 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.
+ Must have strong communication computer documentation 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; capable of representing the organization as a prime technical contact and lead a team of moderately experienced professional employees on single component projects. Able to work extended hours as required.
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is desired.Travel Percentage Required:
0% - 25%Clearance Required?
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