General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Deployable SAR Imagery Analyst / Operator SME in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 19493BR

Company: General Atomics Systems Integration

Title: Deployable SAR Imagery Analyst / Operator SME

Job Category: Engineering, Product Support, Technicians

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly

Travel Percentage Required: 50% - 75%

Clearance Required?: Yes

Job Summary:

General Atomics Systems Integration, LLC (GA-SI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a provider of military and commercial engineering services. GA-SI is a leading-edge expert in systems integration technologies, reliability improvements, and controls system design.

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 Deployable SAR Imagery Analysts / Sensor Operators to join the GA-SI Aero Services division, directly supporting the Deployed Operations team. This position is a deployable technician role, that will not require you to move to San Diego. You can keep your home location, though will come to San Diego for training, pre-deployment work ups and debriefs. You can expect typical OCONUS and CONUS deployments to range from 3-6 months at a time.


  • Deploys CONUS and OCONUS working with General Atomics operations, US Military Forces and/or Foreign Allied Military Forces in Ground Control Stations, Tactical Operations Centers, PED centers or Manned Aircraft.

  • Provide technical, tactical and operational SAR Imagery Analysis and Sensor Employment, Mission Planning and/or Operations support to external and internal customers.

The successful candidate should have a minimum of 4-10 years' experience with U.S. military intelligence, imagery & geospatial analysis, tasking, collection, processing, exploitation and dissemination (TCPED) systems with an operational background focused on UAV/RPA/Manned ISR and/or Attack mission sets.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires associate's degree or equivalent with training from the military and/or a trade school and twelve or more years of experience. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

  • Must demonstrate an understanding of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) and UAV/RPA operations, employment, concepts, principles and practices, as well as a minimum of 3 years' experience in practical applications and employment of those concepts, principles and practices.

  • The ideal candidate should have operational deployment experience in a theater and/or Remote Split Operations of which utilizes UAS and/or manned assets which employs radars and/or EO/IR systems.

  • The ideal candidate should have operational USAF DCGS (or equivalent) Geospatial Analysis experience, focused on SAR exploitation and product development.

  • FMV ITC, Screener, IMS certifications are desired.

  • MQ-1 and/or MQ-9 qualified Sensor (EO/IR) combat operations experience is desired.

  • MQ-1 and/or MQ-9 Squadron Operations Center (SOC) experience is desired.

  • U.S. Govt./DOD certified Instructor and/or Evaluator experience is desired.

  • Must have an ACTIVE DOD Secret Clearance. Top Secret/SCI is preferred.

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.