Sensor Production Project Engineer
Company: GENERAL ATOMICS
Posted on: November 17, 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 a Project Engineer. This
position supports the Project Engineering Mission Payload and
Exploitation (MPEx) team supporting development, integration, and
sustainment of a wide variety of high TRL Payloads, Components, and
Suppliers ranging from Radar, ESM, EO/IR, Antennas, and more.
Candidate will also support the transition of exciting new
developmental payloads to production.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and execute introduction to
production plans including but not limited to production workflows,
point of manufacturing, production test procedures, and quality
Plan, manage, and execute multi-disciplined project teams involving
hardware and software requirements to ensure cost, schedule, and
performance expectations are met.
Lead a multi discipline engineering, production, material control,
and quality team, acting as the primary Engineering point of
contact to direct resources
Maintain communication between GA project team(s) and
sub-contractors/suppliers to ensure requirements and delivery
schedules are aligned
With limited direction, provide leadership, direction, and guidance
to a multi-discipline engineering team by determining technical
objectives for the review, research, design, development, and/or
solutions to resolve highly technical and complex engineering
Lead system level Qualification, Verification and Validation
Testing of hardware and software with emphasis placed on deriving &
tracking test requirements, generation of system level Test Plans
and Procedures, conducting Lab/Ground/Flight testing.
Directs the allocation of technical resources and professional
staff to achieve objectives
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 bachelor 's degree in
engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited
institution. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in
lieu of education.
Typically requires a Bachelors, Masters or PhD in engineering or a
related technical field as well as six or more years of
progressively complex software or hardware engineering experience
with at least two of those years having lead responsibilities.
Must be able to lead a cross-functional team through fundamental
engineering best practices such as but not limited to top-down
requirement decomposition, design development, Trade Studies,
System/Software/Hardware architecture development, technical
reviews, acceptance and qualification testing.
Demonstrate proficiency in mechanical and/or electrical development
technologies, architectures, methodologies, processes, and the
application of Systems Engineering principles to engineering
Must have experience with production, procurement, and quality
process is in support of pre-production
Must have some experience with phases of the software development
lifecycle from concept development to customer support of fielded
systems and configuration management.
Ability to quickly grasp and understand the full scope of
development activities and come up to speed quickly in new areas.
Take on a high-level problems and organize a technical path
Strong ability to collaborate and draw support and guidance from
senior engineering staff and program management offices.
Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills.
Must be able to distill complex engineering topics into concise
presentation materials, and present effectively to customers,
internal stakeholders, and Sr. management.
Desired to be familiar several of the following technologies:
Payload Command and Control (C2), Radar Systems, Avionics,
Electrical Systems, Real Time Systems, Data Dissemination,
Computers and Networks, Open Architectures, Embedded Systems,
Product Exploitation, Human Machine Interfaces, Machine Learning,
EO/IR, Electronic Warfare.
Candidate is desired to have experience with Product Management,
Systems Engineering, System Test & Integration, Subcontractor
Management, Proposal Development, Basis of Estimation, Earned Value
Management Systems (EVMS); Commercial and/or DOD Product
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is
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