General Atomics and Affiliated Companies UAV Systems Specialist - Manual Source Data Specialist in San Diego, California
Job ID#: 18785BR
Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Title: UAV Systems Specialist - Manual Source Data Specialist
Job Category: Engineering
City: San Diego
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary
Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%
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 UAV System Specialist to support the Navy MQ-25 Program
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
With general direction, this position is responsible for researching, and analyzing requirements for operator, and maintenance manual development.
With general direction this position is also responsible for assisting with the planning, coordination, and execution of shipboard aircraft flight deck taxi testing
Reviews engineer source data documents with customers to clearly and effectively communicate requirements for operator and technical manual development
Reviews shipboard test plans with customer onsite representatives
Provides informal briefs and liaison with shipboard Aviation Boatswains Mates related to shipboard aircraft testing
Participates with the project engineer and engineering teams to review and develop product systems, functional specifications and operations guidelines.
Reads, interprets and analyzes engineering source material such as engineering drawings, software documents, test plans, design specifications/documents, and interviews with technical experts.
Investigates and resolves problem areas and collaborates with engineering, operations and maintenance personnel to develop technical solutions.
Typically requires education in aviation maintenance equivalent to the completion of a Bachelor's degree and nine or more years of professional engineering/military technical and/or documentation experience. Equivalent professional engineering/military technical, operations, and/or maintenance experience may be substituted in lieu of education/training.
Requires 10 years or more of hands on experience with Naval Aviation Flight Deck Aircraft Handling
Must demonstrate an excellent understanding of military and/or commercial systems, a strong working knowledge of the engineering development process, and an understanding of logistic support analysis and principles.
The ability to develop, acquire, interpret and communicate engineering technical data
The ability to develop and communicate new concepts and apply them in an evolving environment
The ability to organize, schedule and coordinate work phases and determine the appropriate approach at the task or project level
The ability to identify issues and develop innovative solutions to a variety of complex technical problems
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to accurately analyze, document, present and report recommendations
Excellent knowledge of computer operations and applications.
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel 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.