Company: GENERAL ATOMICS
Posted on: November 18, 2021
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 Antenna Engineer to join the
GA-ASI division, sitting here in San Diego, CA. The successful
candidate will be part of a small, multi-disciplined team of
engineers engaged in R&D electromagnetic applications, and RF
systems using advanced materials and devices to develop next
generation physical layer solutions for Unmanned Air Vehicles and
other applications. This position will require working with a GA
team that covers technical backgrounds in RF and mixed signal
design, signal processing, FPGAs, Mechanical, and Materials
engineering. The R&D activity is expected to transition over
time to the production of flight-qualified hardware.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide antenna systems design/analysis
support and requirements across a diverse range of platforms.
In depth electromagnetic analysis for radome development and other
advanced R&D programs.
Participate in proposal preparation and technical analysis in
support of new business activities.
Lead or assist the project lead to manage system requirements, and
lead technical problem resolution across engineering disciplines
during the execution of the program.
Provide technical support to insure that work products meet
requirements through fabrication and test.
Prepare and present status/progress reports, PDR & CDR
presentations, and formal proposals to senior level personnel and
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of
individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome
all qualified individuals to apply.
Job Qualifications: Typically requires a bachelors or masters
degree in engineering or a related technical discipline from an
accredited institution and two or more years of engineering
experience with a bachelors 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
Must possess the ability to develop and communicate new concepts;
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
Demonstrates a detailed and extensive technical expertise and
application of engineering principles, concepts, theory, and
practice with the ability to organize, plan, schedule, conduct, and
coordinate workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones
with some experience in project leadership.
Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills are
required enabling an effective leadership interface with other
departments, all levels of management, professional and support
staff, customers, potential customers, and government
representatives. Customer focused, formulates plans based on the
development of innovative new designs in resolving advanced
technical engineering problems.
Must be customer focused, able to work on a self-initiated basis or
in a team environment and able to work extended hours and travel as
Proficiency with electromagnetic analysis software such as HFSS,
FEKO or CST Microwave Studio.
Experience with AWR or ADS microwave circuit simulator is
Proficiency with MATLAB, Python, C/C++ is desired.
Familiarity with antenna measurements (anechoic chamber, outdoor
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is
Must be a US citizen.
Keywords: GENERAL ATOMICS, Santee , Antenna Engineer, Engineering , Santee, California
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