General Atomics and Affiliated Companies AFSOC Software Project Engineer in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 19398BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: AFSOC Software Project Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: Yes

Job 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 have a new opportunity for an AFSOC Project Engineer to support our Software USAF team in Poway, Ca.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform software and hardware related oversight for the USAF.

  • Develop system level software requirements, review and attend change control board meetings.

  • Develop, and contribute to the presentation of design review meetings with internal team and external customers

  • Support system integration and test activities.

  • Coordinate technical manual updates related to software changes.

  • Apply innovative approaches to resolving unusual or complex engineering problems.

  • Initiate the planning of engineering projects and develops innovative designs or modifications in order to meet project goals. Assignments are normally outlined in terms of overall objectives and reviewed largely at completion.

  • Independently performs difficult/complex engineering work with instructions as to the general expected results.

  • Document 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.

  • Provide direction to design or technical staff and may lead a team of moderately experienced professional staff.

  • Support operation of engineering systems and documents any problems.

  • Devise new approaches to resolve unusual or complex engineering problems.

  • Troubleshoot conflicting design/development requirements, difficult coordination requirements, and special material requirements.

  • Provide documentation and makes technical presentations as required.

  • May represent the organization as the prime technical contact on small contracts or single component projects.

  • Provide direction to design or technical staff and may lead a team of moderately experienced professional staff.

  • Support Flight Crew Training on new software capabilities at customer sites in the US.

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; four or more years of experience with a Bachelor’s degree, two or more years of experience with a Master’s degree. 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.

  • Must have an active clearance.

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.