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Sensor Production Project Engineer

Location: Santee
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

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 inspection plans.
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 problems.
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 development.
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 forward
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 development.
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is required.

Keywords: GENERAL ATOMICS, Santee , Sensor Production Project Engineer, Other , Santee, California

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