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System & Qualification Test Engineer
San Diego, CA
Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Title: System and Qualification Test Engineer
Job Category: Engineering
City: San Diego
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary
Travel Percentage Required: 25% - 50%
Clearance Required?: No
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 have an exciting opportunity for a System and Qualification Test Engineer in our Project Engineering group located in Poway CA.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
+ Performing System Test and Qualification Engineering activities on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) programs. Under minimal supervision will guide the completion of test and evaluation of small test programs and determine and develop approach to T&E solutions.
+ Duties to include system level Qualification Verification and Validation Testing of hardware and software with emphasis placed on deriving and tracking test requirements generation of system level Test Plans and Procedures conducting SIL/Ground/Flight testing and participating at customer and internal technical test reviews.
+ Will be required to support the test conductor for ground and flight tests.
+ Will be required to understand all aspects of SIL/Ground/Flight testing coordinate and conduct SIL testing as well as travel to flight test facilities for ground and flight testing and provide field support as needed.
+ Emphasis will be placed on system integration with coordinating/conducting ground and flight testing at GA-ASI flight test facilities.
+ Responsible for observing all laws regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
+ Typically requires a bachelors or masters degree in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and two or more years of engineering experience with a bachelors degree.
+ Must have a general understanding of engineering concepts principles and theory with technical experience demonstrating the application of those concepts while ensuring safety and regulatory compliance.
+ Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment and organize work assignments to meet established timetables.
+ Good communication computer documentation presentation and interpersonal skills are required as well as the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
+ Must be able to work extended hours as required.
+ An EIT (Engineer in Training) certificate is desirable.
+ Prior Department of Defense (DoD) Operational Test (OT) experience highly desired. E.G. AFOTEC OPTEVFOR MCOTEA or ATEC.
+ 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.
+ Prior military flight test experience to include Test Conductor or Test Director roles highly desired.
+ 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
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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