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Experienced Electrical Engineer- Electrical and Data Link Systems

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
San Diego, CA
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Job Title:Experienced Electrical Engineer- Electrical and Data Link Systems


**Job ID#:** 13799BR

**Company:** General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

**Title:** Experienced Electrical Engineer- Electrical and Data Link Systems

**Job Category:** Engineering

**City:** San Diego

**State:** California

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

**Travel Percentage Required:** 0% - 25%

**Clearance Required?:** Desired

**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 have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Engineer specializing in Electrical, Communications, and Data Link Systems within our Systems Engineering group. Experience with Navy communications, data links, and identification systems (IFF/TCAS) desired.

Under general supervision with limited review, this position is responsible for determining and developing effective approaches for resolving a wide range of difficult engineering problems. Assignments are normally outlined in terms of overall objectives and anticipated results. Work is reviewed at milestones or at completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. Documents findings, communicates results to engineering staff and makes technical presentations as required. May coordinate segments of a specific project and may have frequent inter- organization and customer contact on difficult technical issues. Provides direction to design or technical staff and may provide direction to less experienced professional staff.


+ Lead development of concepts, requirements, and overall technical solutions for avionics and communications systems programs.

+ Perform troubleshooting and problem resolution on complex engineering issues.

+ Lead integration efforts to bring systems to flight ready status.

+ Manage engineering design and test activities.

+ Mentor junior level staff.

+ Prepare and present report(s) at engineering meetings and participate in program reviews.

+ Primary technical contact or focal point for technical communication within Company and externally with customers or vendors.

+ Other duties as assigned or required.


**Job Qualifications:**

+ Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; six or more years of experience with a bachelors degree or four or more years of experience with a masters degree. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.

+ Must have a complete 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 understand new concepts quickly; 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 excellent communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks in one engineering area; and, lead a team of less experienced professional employees on semi-routine tasks.

+ Able to work extended hours 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.

Jobid: 15224-3108014

Company:General Atomics and Affiliated Companies

Location:San Diego, CA, 92108, USA


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