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Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Title: Electrical Engineer- Navigation Systems
Job Category: Engineering
City: San Diego
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary
Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%
Clearance Required?: Desired
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 an Electrical Engineer specializing in navigation systems within our Systems Engineering group.
Under general supervision with limited review this position is responsible for determining and developing effective approaches for resolving a wide range of difficult engineering problems. Assignments are normally outlined in terms of overall objectives and anticipated results. Work is reviewed at milestones or at completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. Documents findings communicates results to engineering staff and makes technical presentations as required. May coordinate segments of a specific project and may have frequent inter- organization and customer contact on difficult technical issues. Provides direction to design or technical staff and may provide direction to less experienced professional staff.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
+ Lead development of concepts requirements and overall technical solutions for avionics and navigation systems.
+ Manage subcontractor efforts.
+ Perform troubleshooting and problem resolution on complex engineering issues.
+ Lead integration efforts to bring systems to flight ready status.
+ Manage component and system certification activities.
+ Manage engineering design and test activities.
+ Mentor junior level staff.
+ Prepare and present report(s) at engineering meetings and participate in program reviews.
+ Primary technical contact or focal point for technical communication within Company and externally with customers or vendors.
+ Other duties as assigned or required.
+ 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.
+ 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.
+ Must have excellent communication computer documentation presentation and interpersonal skills ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks in one engineering area; and lead a team of less experienced professional employees on semi-routine tasks.
+ Able to work extended hours as required.
General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race color religion gender pregnancy sex sexual orientation gender identity gender expression national origin age genetic information protected veteran status disability or any other basis protected by local state or federal law.
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