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General Atomics | San Diego, CA
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Job Description

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable Unmanned Aircraft Systems and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Entry Level Ground Control Systems (GCS) Integration/Test Engineer to work with our GCS Engineering team.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for leading teams to install/upgrade Ground Control Station (GCS) for GA-ASI UAV Systems and any relevant troubleshooting. Work with Senior and Lead Engineers to develop new designs or modifications of existing systems as required to meet project goals. Applicant needs to be self-motivated and a self-starter. Under general supervision and with regular review, this position supports the GCS Project Engineering staff in the analysis, investigation and resolution of engineering problems of moderate scope and complexity. Assignments are normally accompanied by general instructions and suggestions, outlining possible approaches, sources or information, and potential problems to be encountered. Work is reviewed regularly for soundness of technical judgment, overall adequacy and accuracy. Tasks involve the exercise of independent judgment and discretion about matters of significance. Documents findings and implemented solutions and communicates results to engineering staff. Contacts are primarily internal with infrequent inter-organization or customer contact on routine matters. May provide direction to design or technician staff. Applies technical knowledge to analyze, investigate and resolve assigned engineering problems. Performs functional testing and troubleshooting of equipment and systems in assigned area by utilizing standard engineering and scientific principles. Obtains and analyzes test data. And develops/modifies test procedures used in production and field environments. Develops appropriate documentation of findings and implemented solutions. Will be required to make brief technical presentations. Must be flexible to travel on short notice, possibly for extended periods of time, to Flight Test Facilities and Customer Sites. 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.
Desirable Qualifications:
GCS installation and troubleshooting experience. Deployment Technician experience. Current Secret Clearance. Field Engineer experience. Testing development experience (to include documentation, implementation and training).

INV2015 Job Qualifications Typically requires a bachelors degree in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education. Must have a basic understanding of engineering concepts, principles, and theory. Demonstrates the ability to follow and apply basic engineering knowledge, adapt standard techniques, and utilize the required diagnostics, tools and equipment, while ensuring safety and regulatory compliance. Must be able to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment. Good communication, computer, and interpersonal skills are required to enable an effective interface with other professionals, to produce appropriate documentation, and to present results to a limited internal audience. Must be able to work both independently and on a team. Able to work extended hours as required. An EIT (Engineer in Training) certificate is desirable. Travel Percentage Required 0% - 25% Clearance Required? Desired Apply to job   Send to friend Save to cart View similar jobs