General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Electrical Engineer (Wire Harness & Cable Design Integration) in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 19109BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Electrical Engineer (Wire Harness & Cable Design Integration)

Job Category: Engineering

City: San Diego

State: California

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

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

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 an exciting career opportunity for an Integration Electrical Engineer working in our Electrical Engineering group in Poway, CA location.


  • Responsible for the electrical Integration of avionics module and payloads into unmanned air vehicle systems.

  • Designing of cables and wire harnesses that interconnect electronic equipment within the vehicle.

  • Responsible for generating system cable interconnect diagrams, point-to-point cable wiring schematics, cable lengths, routing details, and cable BOM.

  • Responsible for integration tests to verify functional operation.

  • Responsible for generating test fixtures and test procedures for system level test.

  • Applies basic technical knowledge to analyze, investigate and resolve assigned routine engineering problems

  • Develops appropriate documentation of findings and implemented solutions, and communicates results to project engineering staff

  • 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 Bachelors or Masters degree in Electrical 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.

  • All applicants must be current US Citizens for this position and must be able to obtain a DoD security 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.