General Atomics

General Atomics is its own company, with a unique and powerful vision.

The Predator® series of unmanned aerial vehicles has changed aviation and is changing the way our fighting forces work. In electromagnetics, we’re modernizing the way aircraft carriers launch and land planes. Our work in nuclear fusion is contributing to an international effort to bring safe, unlimited power to the world.

Privately owned, we’re free of quarterly reports, stock price concerns and other diversions from technological excellence. Vertical integration with R&D, engineering, manufacturing and technical support in-house, lets us all work in unison. Our diverse businesses – aerospace, defense, electromagnetic systems, nuclear fusion and other areas, all support each other’s advances.

With approximately 13,000 employees, we’ve had an outsized impact on the world, yet can still offer everyone here the opportunity to stand out and make their own impact on General Atomics and their career. Explore your opportunities to deliver for General Atomics, our customers and your future.


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Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 22273BR Company: General Atomics Job Title: E-CAD Design Supervisor Job Category: Engineering City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary Job Summary General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS’ expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an E-CAD Design Support Supervisor in our Electromagnetic Systems (EMS) Group located in Rancho Bernardo, CA. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES: With limited oversight, this position supervises Designers in the design and development of complex and detailed layouts of printed circuit boards. Provides leadership on: technical solutions to working plans, detailed drawings, and completed electrical drawings of printed circuit (PC) board components and assemblies for a wide variety of complex products and components of products. Provides Guidance to Designers when required for work performed on various aspects of design, i.e. preliminary schematics, notes, part lists, rough or detailed sketches, a basic description of the board function, and configuration and arrangement as defined by engineering. Establishes design standards and configurations. Verifies completed design elements while checking dimensions, materials to be used and quantities. Provides leadership in developing practicable and creative PC board design solutions for assigned complex products and components of products. Interacts with engineering staff on PC board design concepts and progress. May be assigned PC board design oversight of a sizeable portion of a project or program. Using CAD specialty engineering design software develops complex PC board layouts and drawings, and details related structural assemblies and devices. Validates conformity to design standards and specifications and identifies design errors and other deficiencies, and recommends changes. Makes engineering computations and develops designs utilizing computer-aided design (CAD) software, writes specifications, and makes adjustments in drawings and specifications. Provides documentation including schematics and PC board layouts, identifies design issues, and makes technical design presentations to engineering staff as required. Archives engineering data files per company configuration control procedures, and interacts with PCB vendors to coordinate the manufacturing of PC boards and electronic assemblies. Remain current in CAD techniques, ANSI Y14.15 drawing principles, IPC Standards or equivalent, as well as appropriate specialty design software and associated applications. Will be working heavily with PCB Design, ECAD Librarian, Layout, and Mil Spec Documentation. Identifies and communicates opportunities for professional development of PCB Design staff. Evaluates performance of PCB Design staff, provides constructive feedback as needed. 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 education al training equivalent to the completion of a Bachelors degree and eleven or more years of progressive experience in design with at least five of those years managing design and/or drafting processes and personnel. Additional experience supervising a small team of PCB designers designing PC boards may be substituted in lieu of education. CAD Administration experience with the following is desired: Altium, PADS, CAM350 DXDesigner and other associated/related software, i.e. trouble shooting issues with the ECAD software, maintain contracts/License agreements and maintain software versions consistency across the division. Must have complete understanding and wide application of PC board design concepts and drawing principles, including ANSI Y14.15 and IPC Standards, and demonstrate a high skill level using CAD engineering software. Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly, applying them accurately throughout an evolving environment. Must be able to organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases. Must also be able to determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, with assistance, at the project level to provide creative solutions to a range of complex problems. Must have strong communication, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills while being able to work independently and as part of a team. Must be able to work extended hours as required. Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is required. Some business travel may be required. U.S. citizenship is required. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? Desired
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 22245BR Company: General Atomics Job Title: Thermal Engineer Job Category: Engineering City: Englewood State: Colorado Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary Job Summary General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS’ expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Thermal Engineer working on satellite systems to join our team located in Englewood, CO. Under general supervision and with regular review, this position supports the 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 with work 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. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: System engineering and technical design and analysis for studies and missions from bid generation, through to launch and operations, with a thermal system focus. Perform thermal subsystem level design, including requirement analysis, mission analysis, and design trade-offs. Perform thermal analysis tasks, including hand calculations to support early feasibility and subsystem / system level thermal models. Develop innovative but practical solutions to thermal interface issues arising in design, assembly, integration and test of satellite systems. Perform thermal test predictions, testing, evaluation and correlation. Generate thermal interface control documentation, test plans and procedures. Support the wider team in mission and operational concept development for satellite missions. Liaise with all levels of program and engineering staff on thermal design and test matters and support other teams / disciplines as necessary. Apply technical knowledge to analyze, investigate and resolve engineering problems. Prepare technical responses to bids, presentation materials and reports, for a variety of applications and customers. Support customer and supplier meetings and presentations at all project stages. Liaise with customer and supplier staff, and staff from other parts of GA. 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 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, four or more years of experience with a masters degree, or two or more years with a PhD. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education. Familiarity with all aspects of the satellite system life cycle, including environmental test, launch, commissioning and operations. Understanding of orbit mechanics and the impact of different orbits on satellite thermal design. Experience with ESATAN-TMS is an advantage. Familiarity with passive and active thermal management techniques. Additional knowledge of the space radiation environment would be of interest. Understanding of clean room compliance and safe working practices. Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately and organize work assignments to meet established timetables. Strong communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required, as well as the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Must be able to work extended hours as required. An EIT (Engineer in Training) certificate is desirable. US citizenship is required. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? Desired Clearance Level Secret
General Atomics Englewood, CO, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 22144BR Company: General Atomics Job Title: Director of Strategic Development- Surface Warfare Programs Job Category: Business Development, Program/Project Management, Strategic Development City: Washington State: District of Columbia Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary Job Summary General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS’ expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Director of Strategic Development - Surface Warfare Programs to work in our Washington, DC office. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for supporting strategic development initiatives for domestic and international defense programs, overseeing all phases of business development activities to ensure business and financial objectives are attained for domestic/foreign defense procurement and research and development opportunities. Direct the development of new strategic business opportunities and expansion of existing business opportunities. Consult with GA EMS Senior Management in pursuing business partnerships, and alliances that enhance the capabilities of the organization. Lead the assessment of potential business opportunities through activities such as market and economic analysis, monitoring competitive activity and identifying customer needs. Provide guidance in the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract(s). Lead activities to identify markets, licensing opportunities, and determine the feasibility of product development for current and future defense opportunities. Position is based out of the GA & affiliates Washington DC office. However, significant travel will be required, to include international travel as needed and regular travel to the EMS San Diego office to maintain an active engagement with headquarters. Act as the primary contact for high level business development activities. Lead progress review sessions to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance and to disseminate information on a continuous basis to all pertinent parties concerning the fulfillment of project goals and objectives. Manages the planning, selection, retention, and development of personnel to ensure the availability of the required management, professional, and technical talent. 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 in business administration or a related field and thirteen or more years of progressively complex experience in business development with at least seven years managing business development activities. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education. Engineering or technical background is preferred. Deep knowledge of U.S. Navy Surface Warfare community and experience working with Office of Naval Research (ONR). Must have experience leading cross-functional teams of individuals involved in the capture of new business for current and future opportunities, managing marketing budget and establishing and maintaining relationships with government personnel. Experience with power and energy systems for shipboard applications. Understanding and experience with surface Navy weapon systems to include naval guns, high energy lasers, rail gun, fire control systems and hyper velocity projectiles. Must demonstrate a detailed and extensive expertise and application of business development principles and concepts, and practice as well as comprehensive project management and leadership skills including organizing, planning, scheduling, and coordinating workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones. Must possess experience interfacing and managing projects with major Service, DOD, and National Labs. Prior experience with Maritime and/or Naval Power Systems is preferred. Must possess the ability to resolve unusually complex problems; serve as spokesperson on projects; and be an expert in one or more areas of business development. Strong communication, leadership, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required to enable an effective interface with other departments, all levels of management, professional and support staff, customers, potential customers, and government representatives. Must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance. U.S. citizenship is required. Travel Percentage Required : 25% - 50% Clearance Required? Yes Clearance Level Secret
General Atomics Washington, DC, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 22301BR Company: General Atomics Job Title: Scientist - Advanced Machining Job Category: Scientists, Technicians City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary Job Summary General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Scientist to work within our Inertial Fusion Technology (IFT) group at General Atomics (GA) in Torrey Pines, CA. The successful candidate will have an exceptional knowledge of high precision machines and their capabilities. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops new advanced capabilities, e.g. on machine metrology, retrofitting robot arms for part loading/unloading. Streamlines fabrication processes, investigates methods for higher efficiency and increased capabilities. Programs complex high precision CNC machines, e.g. ultra high precision 5-axis diamond turning programs. Performs design work utilizing SolidWorks for 3-D rapid prototyping and as well as precision components for production. Guides the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of precision fabrication equipment and metrology stations, e.g. automated stage systems, robotic arms and optical coordinate measurement microscopes. Instructs and train machinist staff, and serve as the technical lead in support of Engineering, CNC Programming, and methods/process development & improvement. Supports the development of control systems, including programming the automation of equipment utilizing Labview, and developing image analysis algorithms using computer vision software. Conducts performance testing to ensure design requirements are routinely met, including data acquisition and processing as well as statistical data analysis. Develops data base scripts using File Maker PRO enabling rapid data transfer and QA reports. Documents results in technical notes, design drawings, design packages, test reports, customer reports, and peer-reviewed publications requiring a strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite. Works in a safe manner in accordance with GA/IFT established operating procedures and practices. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Job Qualifications Typically requires a Bachelor or Master’s degree in a scientific or related discipline and a minimum of two or more years of scientific experience with a Bachelor’s degree. Equivalent scientific experience may be substituted in lieu of education. Must have conceptual understanding of fabrication processes, such as milling, diamond turning, electrodeposition, 3D printing, etc. Must have a complete understanding of scientific 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; apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases; and, determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, at the project level to provide solutions to a range of complex issues. 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 or more scientific areas; capable of representing the organization as a prime technical contact and, lead a team of moderately experienced professional employees on single component projects. Ideal candidate will have machine control, data analysis, and automation programming experience, utilizing such tools as MasterCAM, Labview, Vision, Python, Matlab. Ideal candidate will have CNC and/or manual machine operating experience, such as milling machines and lathes. Able to work extended hours as necessary. Some travel may be required. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 22311BR Company: General Atomics Job Title: Electro-Mechanical Technician Job Category: Technicians City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS’ expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Electro-Mechanical Technician to join our GA-EMS team located in Rancho Bernardo, CA. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under limited supervision, this position is responsible for preforming non-repetitive, complex electronics, mechanical and/or electro-mechanical assembly and sub-assembly operations. Uses hand and power tools such as jigs, saws, soldering guns, screwdrivers, calipers, micrometers, torque wrenches and hand crimping tools and well as other precision measuring instruments. Follows verbal and written instructions such as diagrams, blueprints, assembly layouts and sketches to complete a wide variety of complex assemble and sub-assembly tasks. Determines methods and sequence of operations in preforming assembly tasks. Conducts quality inspections on processing line in accordance with quality specifications. May make continuity checks on work in process and completed. Assembles, disassembles and modifies assemblies according to specifications. Performs housekeeping cleanup duties upon completion of tasks. 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. Preforms 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 high school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to work with common hand tools. Must be able to work with common hand tools and operate laboratory equipment. Must have the capability to perform complex assignments with little or no direction. Ability and willingness to work on systems which have unusual conditions such as high pressure, high voltage, high energy, or radioactive materials. Knowledge of computer operations and applications pertinent to the field required. US citizenship is required. Certified in IPC 610, 620 and J Standard is desired. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 22335BR Company: General Atomics Systems Integration Job Title: MQ-9 UAV Pilot (Deployable and live anywhere in the US) Job Category: Pilots City: Las Vegas State: Nevada Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary General Atomics Systems Integration, LLC (GA-SI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a provider of military and commercial engineering services. GA-SI is a leading-edge expert in systems integration technologies, reliability improvements, and controls system design. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced UAV Pilot to join our Aero Services Division. Employees can live in any state but must be able to deploy both CONUS and OCONUS in support of company projects. Employee's in this role enjoy a Flex deployment rotation schedule of roughly 12-16 weeks working and 12 week off while maintaining full benefits. Flex employees work only while deployed or in a training status, receive competitive deployment compensation, and the company provides a monthly stipend to maintain flight currencies. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Without appreciable direction, this position exercises considerable latitude in overseeing RPA ground and flight operations efforts including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and ground and flight safety. Determines compliance with specification and operational suitability during engineering tests and flight test/demonstration support through specifically prescribed tests and maneuvers. Defines, plans, organizes and executes flight plans and schedules. Conducts demonstrations and participates in operational and experimental ground and flight tests of assigned UAV(s). Represents the organization with senior military and commercial customers. Performs as Pilot-in-Command of Company Unmanned Air Vehicles. Utilizes various manuals such as the Airplane Flight Manuals, Flight Crew Operating Manual, and other documents and reports to ascertain factors such as aircraft weight and balance, fuel supply, route, schedule, and mechanical reliability. Ensures compliance with service guidance, company policy and procedures and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations. 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 education/training equivalent to the completion of a four-year technical degree or trade school equivalency and nine or more years experience in UAV operation or aviation. Equivalent professional or military experience in UAV or aviation may be substituted in lieu of education. Must demonstrate extensive understanding of UAV and FAA principles, theories and concepts. DOD specialized remotely piloted aircraft system training / qualification documented on USAF Form 8 or equivalent or FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with a current instrument rating and the ability to maintain instrument currency Pilot-in-Command (PIC) with UAV instructor or multiple UAV aircraft qualification. Must possess: 500 hours as Pilot-in-Command (PIC) with UAV instructor or multiple UAV aircraft qualification (2) one thousand (1000)UAV hours Ability to obtain an FAA Class II medical certificate. Multiple aircraft UAV Pilot Evaluator qualifications. Ability to travel on CONUS and ONCONUS. Excellent analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately interface with all levels of employees, including senior management and senior military and civilian customers, contractors and aircrew. Detailed knowledge of computer operations and applications. Ability to obtain DOD secret clearance as well as customer specific clearance(s) Certified Flight Instructor and Instrument rating (CFII) is highly desired. The ability to work both independently and lead in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required. Travel Percentage Required : 50% - 75% Clearance Required? Yes Clearance Level Secret
General Atomics Las Vegas, NV, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 22304BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Internship - Flight Controls - Summer 2019 Job Category: Engineering City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly 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 a graduate/senior student majoring in aerospace, electrical, mechanical, or related engineering field with an emphasis on control systems and aerospace, within our Flight Controls group to participate in supervised practical training in a professional field. Students must be enrolled at a recognized college or university in an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral program. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists in the completion of routine and non-routine tasks; assists in the analysis, investigation and solution of problems; and assists in developing electronic and hard copy documentation as required. Under general supervision, working on routine projects with general instruction and non-routine projects with detailed instructions. Participates in the day to day activities of assigned functional area assisting in the completion of routine and non-routine tasks. Assists in applying knowledge to analyze, investigate and resolve problems. Assists in developing electronic and hard copy reports, records, diagrams and charts. 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. Additional Functions Other duties as assigned or required Job Qualifications Typically requires enrollment as an undergraduate, graduate or doctoral student at a recognized college or university. Graduate or senior level candidates preferred. Must possess: the ability to understand new concepts and apply them accurately; the ability to follow general instructions as well as organizational policies and procedures; strong communication and interpersonal skills to enable an effective interface with internal professionals; the ability to work independently or in a team environment strong computer skills. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 22325BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: MCE UAV Pilot Job Category: Pilots City: Indian Springs State: Nevada Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under close supervision, this position is responsible for coordinating flight operation efforts including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and ground and flight safety. Serves as Mission Control Element (MCE) Pilot-in-Command (PIC) of assigned Unmanned Air Vehicle(s) (UAV). Coordinates and actively participates in flight operation efforts including mission planning, execution, briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and safety. Defines, plans, organizes and executes complex flight profiles in a tactical environment in support of customer requirements. Ensures compliance with service guidance, company policy and procedures. Interacts directly with customer in the employment of aircraft on matters of importance to include the collection of data, tactical situation and overall mission. Performs other duties as assigned. 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. Job Qualifications Typically requires education or formal training equivalent to the completion of a four-year technical degree or trade school equivalency. Equivalent professional or military experience in UAV or aviation may be substituted in lieu of education. Must demonstrate a basic understanding of UAV and FAA principles, theories and concepts. Must possess: (1) FAA Pilot Certificate with a current instrument rating and the ability to maintain instrument currency or DOD specialized aircraft system qualification; (2) at least three hundred (300) hours flight experience in a manned aircraft or UAV; (3) ability to obtain and maintain a customer specific security clearance; (4) good analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately interface with all levels of employees and military and civilian customers, contractors and aircrew; and (5) basic knowledge of computer operations and applications. The ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? Yes Clearance Level Top Secret (SCI access eligible)
General Atomics Indian Springs, NV, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 22321BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Intermediate Composite Technician in Lamination Job Category: Manufacturing, Technicians City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary We have an exciting opportunity for a Composite Technician to join our Composites Manufacturing department within the ASI division. This position will be working directly in the Lamination department in Composites. 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision, with some detailed instructions and intermittent review, and working in a loud manufacturing environment with a variety of epoxy agents, this position performs repetitive or standard procedures and assists in the fabrication, curing, build-up and assembly of various types of composite materials where required information is readily available, methods and sequences have been pre-determined and tooling is provided. Works to blueprints, templates, sample parts, process sheets and other authorized information. Assist in the preparation of molds and forms. Mark and cut tape, woven material, honeycomb, adhesive and similar materials following templates, guides or specific dimensions and sequences. Route, drill, trim, and sand to blueprint dimensions and tolerances. Vacuum bag parts for room temperature cure. Assist in the lay-up of composite materials to molds. Fit and smooth successive layers of materials as necessary to secure build-up free from wrinkles, air pockets and voids following directions and instructions. Assemble Aircraft components using structural adhesives, rivets and threaded fasteners. 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. Job Qualifications * Job Qualifications Typically requires High School diploma or equivalent and two or more years of related experience. Must be able to use hand tools, such as rollers, paper cutters, scissors, x-acto knives, electric heat gun and fixtures such as molds and mandrels. May require respirator certification. Must be able to work in a loud environment; work extended hours as required; and be able to lift assemblies weighing up to 50 lbs. Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong understanding and comprehension of written and verbal instructions Capability of conducting mathematical calculations Ability to use measuring instruments such as scales and calipers MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF: Safety Quality Critical thinking Attention to detail Lamination Methods Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 22331BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: System Safety Human Factors Engineer Job Category: Engineering City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We have an exciting opportunity for a Systems Safety Human Factors Engineer in our System Safety/RAM group in Poway, CA. Duties and Responsibilities • Support safety analysis of our Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The multiple programs in development support the US Army and US Air Force, along with many other US and Foreign customers. • In this role, the successful candidate will work on an integrated Reliability and Safety team to support both customer risk acceptance, and airworthiness requirements. • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: • Specific technical experience and knowledge should include ability to familiarize yourself with MIL-STD-882, operation and processes of System Safety Working Groups, and other related milestones such as PDR’s and CDR’s. • Development of a System Safety Program Plan, Preliminary Hazard Analysis, Functional Hazard Analysis, System Safety Analysis / Safety Assessment Report, clear and concise system safety requirements, and support of the Hazard Tracking System. • Understands the methods of identifying and categorizing Safety-Significant (safety-critical and safety-related) functions and their affects within the hardware, software, and human interfaces of the design architecture. • Perform Fault Tree Analyses (Relex experience a plus). •The ability to learn multiple aircraft subsystems to become an expert on how the systems as work as a whole. • Provide human factors technical expertise on topics such as advanced user-interface technology development or the role of human users in automated or autonomous sub-systems in advanced vehicle systems. • Experience using military and commercial human factors standards, as an example MIL-STD-1472. • Ability to perform user studies like a workload analysis, and be able to conduct a Task and Use Error analysis. • Understand the relationship between Human Factors Engineering and System Safety, and be able to drive human use error mitigations through system safety requirements. • Analyze complex systems to determine potential for further development, production, interoperability, compatibility, or usefulness in a particular area, such as aviation. • Advocate for end users in collaboration with other professionals including engineers, designers, managers, or customers. • Conduct interviews or surveys of users or customers to collect information on topics such as requirements, needs, fatigue, ergonomics, or interfaces. • Prepare reports or presentations summarizing results or conclusions of human factors engineering or ergonomics activities, such as testing, investigation, or validation. • Perform functional, task, or anthropometric analysis, using tools such as checklists, surveys, videotaping or force measurement. • Support Reliability & Maintainability analyses as required. Job Qualifications Typically requires a Bachelor's degree, Master's degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; nine or more years of experience with a Bachelor's degree, seven or more years of experience with a Master's degree, or four or more years with a PhD. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education. Defense acquisition experience and knowledge a plus. Experience with Unmanned Vehicles systems a plus. Develop and present technical presentations. Must have a thorough 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 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 problems. Must have strong communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks in one or more engineering areas; capable of representing the organization as a prime technical contact and, lead a team of moderately experienced professional employees on single component projects. Able to work extended hours as required. US Citizenship required. May be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 22338BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Senior Staff Pricing Analyst Job Category: Contracts/Sub Contracts/Purchasing, Finance/Accounting City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Pricing Analyst to join our team located in Poway, CA. The ideal candidate will have a mastery of Pricing and a knack for leading others. Under limited guidance, this position is responsible for compiling and analyzing statistical data to determine the feasibility of making or buying products and to establish price objectives for contract transactions and makes recommendations based on findings. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepares cost proposals using spreadsheets and ProPricer software in accordance with Company’s pricing policies and procedures. Reviews and makes recommendations regarding basis of estimate clarity and completeness. Ensures proposal compliance with FAR, DFARS and Cost Accounting Standards. Support audits and negotiations of proposals. Enters/imports pricing inputs into ProPricer. Aligns with Program Mangers and Contract Administrators in preparation of cost proposals. Participates in the review and analysis of proposals, participates in fact finding and negotiates prices. Supports risk and opportunity assessments and quantification, and generates results of risk analyses to support bid or commitment decisions. Serves as a consultant to management and as an external spokesperson on pricing matters and provides leadership in cost and pricing reviews with management and customer representatives. Mentors and trains junior pricing and estimating professionals on the team in support of company goals and objectives. Provides leadership in cost and pricing reviews with management and customer representatives. May participate in the selection, development and training of professional staff. Generates detailed pricing using the estimates, pricing model, and proposal structure, in alignment with the pricing strategy; and facilitates pricing strategy reviews/discussions Performs other duties as assigned or required. Job Qualifications Typically requires a bachelor's degree and fifteen or more years experience in contracts, subcontracts, estimating and pricing in a manufacturing environment. Equivalent experience may be substituted in lieu of education. Must demonstrate a complete understanding of pricing and purchasing theories, concepts and principles. Must possess project management skills including organizing, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates. Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret data and develop solutions to a variety of moderately complex problems; (2) excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings; (3) the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; (4) the ability to represent the company as a knowledgeable resource on external projects ; and (5) excellent computer skills. Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required. Ability to analyze and solve a variety of moderately complex pricing problems. Excellent spreadsheet skills. Good interpersonal skills and communications skills, both verbal and written. Must be organized and capable of handling multiple tasks at once. Attention to detail is essential. Knowledge of ProPricer software is desirable. Ability to calculate learning curves is desirable. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 21896BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Material Control Coordinator Job Category: Manufacturing, Material and Production Control City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We have an exciting opportunity for a Material Control Coordinator to join the Production Control team under the Manufacturing department at GA-ASI, located in Poway, CA. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under close supervision with detailed instruction and regular review, this position is responsible for performing manual and clerical duties involved in processing incoming materials through inspection, stockroom and production. Following established practices and procedures, performs a combination of tasks which may include loading and unloading, counting, weighing, and conveying materials, recording information and tracking, logging and verifying orders from numerous sources and departments. Assists with the coordination of outbound shipment of products. Fills orders and issues parts from stock. Requisitions stock and prepares stock use reports. Reviews inventory and work orders. Ensures traceability of material and/or parts. Assists various departments to support department materials requirements. Monitors and restocks inventory levels housed on shop floor to ensure appropriate levels. Updates daily movement of parts providing information to appropriate personnel regarding back order of critical scheduled material. Delivers materials as required for designated production areas. Reviews material requisitions issued to the stockroom to ensure material is properly allocated. Conducts physical inventory counts. Identify and reports inventory shortages, overages or discrepancies on the shop floor. Examines items received. Verifies conformance to quality clauses and receiving procedures. Transfers vendor shipping paperwork upon receipt of goods or after appropriates approval of parts. Ensures damages or excess goods are processed through quality assurance and/or materials supervisor. Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information. 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. Other duties as assigned or required. Job Qualifications Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have a basic understanding of material control concepts and standards. Must be customer focused and possess: the ability to identify deviations from normal processes and procedures, analyze issues and interpret data; organization skills to maintain flow of work within the unit; the ability to respond to routine issues or situations; good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to interface with internal employees and to accurately document and report information; and knowledge of computer operations, applications, word processing, and spreadsheets. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 22345BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Intern - Organizational Change Management - Summer 2019 Job Category: Administrative City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. Our Administrative Services group is seeking an Organizational Change Management (OCM) Intern to join our OCM Center of Excellence in Poway, California. Under limited supervision of the OCM leader, this position will support the creation and the implementation of project and change management deliverables for various business and technical projects. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Supports various project teams in the creation of Change Management plans and deliverables. Identifies change impacts; assists stakeholders in order to ensure alignment and synergy. Works with the core project team to roll out Communication plans, training sessions, and check ins. Coordinates training development and evaluation materials. Provides status feedback in project steering meetings on plans and deliverables. Provides meeting support throughout the course of the project. Works with project teams on assessments and feedback, and adjust plans and deliverables accordingly. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Job Qualifications Typically requires enrollment as an undergraduate or graduate student at a recognized college or university. Proficient computer skills, and use of Microsoft Suite. Must possess: (1) the ability to understand new concepts and apply them accurately; (2) the ability to follow general and detailed instructions as well as organizational policies and procedures; (3) good communication and interpersonal skills to enable effective interface with internal professionals; (4) the ability to work independently or in a team environment. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 22327BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Mid-Level Project Administrator Job Category: Program/Project Management City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Administrator to join the Integrated Logistics Support team under the Product Life Cycle Sustainment department. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: With general supervision, this position is responsible for the administration of operational aspects of ongoing projects. Administers daily operational aspects of one or more ongoing projects; participates in project plan development. Integrates and analyzes project plans to ensure milestones and delivery requirements are met; ensures that all the key parties are advised. Participates in problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients. Develops appropriate electronic and hard copy reports and records. May represent the organization with outside organizations. Provides direction to support staff and may provide direction to less experienced professional staff. Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information. Performs other duties as assigned. 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. Addition functions: other duties as assigned or required. Job Qualifications Typically requires a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related discipline and three or more years of progressive professional project administration experience. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education. Must demonstrate a general understanding of project administration principles, theories, concepts and techniques. Must have experience organizing, planning, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates. Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them in an evolving environment while contributing to the development of new processes. Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to identify issues, analyze data and develop solutions to a variety of problems; (2) good analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings; (3) good interpersonal skills enabling an effective interface with other professionals; and (4) good computer skills. Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 22342BR Company: Diazyme Job Title: Customer Service Associate Job Category: Administrative City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary Diazyme, an affiliate of General Atomics, is a cGMP and ISO 13485 certified medical device manufacturer. Diazyme uses its proprietary enzyme technologies to develop diagnostic reagents which can be used on most automated chemistry analyzers in user-friendly formats. Their products include test kits for diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, liver disease, cancer markers, renal disease, diabetes, and electrolytes. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We have an exciting opportunity for a Department Assistant supporting the Business Operations group in Poway, CA. Under general supervision, this position performs a variety of activities such as maintaining, processing, reviewing, and compiles a variety of confidential and sensitive electronic and hard copy reports, records, statistics, timelines, tables, correspondence, and presentations. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinates the activities of one or more functional areas or one or more project/business/technical units. Gathers, collects, records, tracks, verifies data and information from multiple sources. Coordinates, tracks, and may report on the progress of unit work assignments and/or projects. Maintains and updates a variety of confidential and sensitive electronic and/or hard copy reports and records. Responds to routine verbal and written requests for information from internal sources. Prepares requested electronic and hard copy reports, and presentations. 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. Other duties as assigned or required. Job Qualifications Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent and two or more years experience in a field related to the specialized functional area or unit where assigned. Must have SAP experience. Must demonstrate a broad understanding of assigned functional area principles, theories, and concepts. Must possess: (1) the ability to grasp new concepts quickly; (2) the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; (3) strong organization skills and the ability to establish priorities; (4) the ability to identify issues and solve routine problems; (5) good analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document and report; (6) full knowledge of computer operations and applications. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required. Travel Percentage Required : None Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 22328BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Program Manager - PLCS Estimating Group Job Category: Program/Project Management City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We have an exciting opportunity for a Program Manager to lead the Product Life Cycle Sustainment Estimating Group. In this role, candidates will have the primary responsibility to lead efforts to develop procedures, standup business unit and support all proposal efforts for competitive and non-competitive proposals for the company. Strong candidates will have experience maintaining relationships with all functional areas, as well as experience in executing cross-functional projects in engineering, production, test, and sustainment within contractual cost, schedule, and performance constraints. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Work closely with GA-ASI functional areas PMO program office to coordinate the planning, proposal development, and negotiation of sustainment and procurement programs. Develop and coordinate PLCS policy in support of program plans Participate with technical staff and/or Division/Group executive management to develop and implement current, annual, and long-term technical, schedule, quality, business, and financial objectives for the program(s). May also contribute to the development of Group/Company objectives. Interact with internal and external representatives at various levels concerning resolution of technical and scheduling issues. Act as primary contact for sustainment issues. Influence, and coordinate the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets, and financial terms/conditions of contract(s). Influence contract acquisitions, negotiations and modifications. Ensure technical leadership and excellence is maintained by participating in the planning, attraction, selection, retention, and development of the required team talent. Act as the primary customer contact for PLCS activities to the proposal process. Identify PLCS issues and provide leadership in developing solutions such as re-allocation of resources. Contribute to the development of new business opportunities and expansion of existing business opportunities. May participate with Group management in pursuing business partnerships, alliances, and joint ventures that enhance the capabilities of the Group/Company and may result in new products, programs and business opportunities. Manage the development of and ensure the security of proprietary technology, and maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information. Responsible for ensuring all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations are observed wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Responsible for ensuring work is accomplished in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices. Job Qualifications Typically requires a Bachelors, Masters or PhD in engineering, science or a related technical field as well as eleven or more years of progressively complex program administration experience with at least five of those years managing programs. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education. Demonstrates technical expertise and application of program management principles, concepts, and practice as well as program management and leadership skills including organizing, planning, scheduling, and coordinating workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones. Must be able to develop solutions to problems that require coordination of technologies across program requirements. Strong communication, leadership, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required to enable an effective interface with other departments, all levels of management, professional and support staff, customers, potential customers, and government representatives. Customer focused, must be able to work on a self-initiated basis and in a team environment, and able to work extended hours and travel as required. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 22346BR Company: General Atomics Job Title: Cost Estimating Project Manager Job Category: Business Development, Contracts/Sub Contracts/Purchasing, Material and Production Control, Product Support City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary Job Summary General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS’ expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide. We have an exciting opportunity for a Cost Estimating Project Manager to join our Cost Engineering team, located in our Rancho Bernardo facility. This position is responsible for managing and participating in the cost estimating activities for assigned organization(s) in support of proposals and contracts. Assists in the strategic development of the cost estimating function and is accountable for the implementation and administration of policies and procedures that ensure company processes are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Protects the company position, and facilitates the accomplishment of program cost estimating objectives. Advises management regarding potential risks. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides advice and guidance to senior management and program managers on cost estimating issues relating to government and commercial proposals and contracts. Assists in the strategic development of the cost estimating function and is accountable for the implementation and administration of policies and procedures that ensure company processes are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Ensures cost estimating policies and procedures are efficient, in compliance with appropriate laws and regulations and meet company objectives. Manages cost estimating activities for contract change orders and contract estimates. Assigns and reviews work of staff and ensures processes meet assigned timelines. Represent the company as the primary cost estimating contact. Develops appropriate electronic and hard copy reports and records. May develop new or revise existing electronic or hard copy systems and makes internal and external presentations. Interfaces with several internal functional groups as well as outside vendors to gather data. Review and brief Cost Engineering Sr. Manager on recommendations regarding the feasibility of manufacturing or buying needed products. Participates in the planning, attraction, selection, retention, and development of human resources to ensure the availability of the required professional and technical talent. Responsible for managing, training and mentoring junior Project Cost Estimators. Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information. Responsible for ensuring all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations are observed wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Responsible for ensuring work is accomplished in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices. 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 bachelor's degree in business administration, industrial/cost engineering, or a related discipline and nine or more years of progressive cost estimating experience, preferably with a defense contractor, with at least three of those years in management. Equivalent professional cost estimating experience may be substituted in lieu of education. US Citizenship is required. Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Security Clearance required. Must have a thorough understanding of cost estimating concepts and principles, FAR and related governmental rules and regulations; and, experience demonstrating a broad application of those principles, concepts, and practices with a focus on material hardware. Must be able to plan, organize, schedule, conduct, and coordinate workloads to meet established milestones with experience in project leadership. Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to identify issues and develop solutions to a variety of problems of diverse scope; (2) strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present cost estimating findings to a variety of audiences including project/proposal management and customers; (3) strong interpersonal skills; (4) the ability to initiate, plan, and lead a team of cost estimators on projects; (5) the ability to represent the organization as a primary contact on cost related matters; (6) and strong computer skills. Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? Desired Clearance Level Top Secret (SCI access eligible)
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 22337BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Army Software Engineering Intern 2019 Job Category: Engineering City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We have an exciting summer internship opportunity for an undergraduate studying an engineering related major to intern in our Army group located in San Diego. Under direct supervision, successfully chosen candidate will assist in many aspects of our Software team. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is available for undergraduate students to participate in supervised practical application of engineering fundamentals in Software Engineering. Project assignments will be in support of developing software for a UAV system. Specific assignments include developing Software test tools, resolving programming bugs, and formal testing. Under limited supervision, working on non-routine projects with general instruction and advanced projects with detailed instructions candidate will: Participates in the day to day activities of assigned functional area assisting in the completion of routine and non-routine tasks. Assists in applying knowledge to analyze, investigate and resolve problems. Assists in developing electronic and hard copy reports, records, diagrams and charts. 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. Additional functions and other duties as assigned or required. Job Qualifications Typically requires enrollment as an undergraduate student at a recognized college or university. Must possess: The ability to understand new concepts and apply them accurately. The ability to follow general and detailed instructions as well as organizational policies and procedures. Basic communication and interpersonal skills to enable effective interface with internal professionals The ability to work independently or in a team environment. Basic computer skills. 3.0 GPA Travel Percentage Required : None Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 21330BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Staff Systems Engineer - MQ-9B SkyGuardian & Protector Job Category: Engineering City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. This position is responsible for technical leadership within the SkyGuardian System Integration and Test IPT. Primary areas of focus are Systems Engineering and Project Engineering with opportunities to take on additional activities. Initial focus will be coordinating and executing integration and test activities both in Poway and at our flight test facilities.­ This position is based in Poway, California, with opportunities to travel to flight test facilities to support flight and ground test on GA-ASI aircraft and ground control stations.­ This position will coordinate with GA-ASI's Engineering and Program Management disciplines, as well as customer organizations to develop and implement capabilities in a fast-paced environment.­ As a member of this team, the candidate will support various projects from concept design through production aircraft test and qualification efforts.­ The candidate may create and review system design requirements, plan, budget, and lead integration and test teams, participate in software regression testing, develop flight performance scenarios and pass/ fail criteria in the evaluation of aircraft, ground control stations and support equipment. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide technical leadership and ownership of projects/problems assigned by the Integration and Test IPT Provide systems engineering support in conjunction with the design SMEs and test teams as follows: Provide design inputs with regards to integration, test, and fielding for structures, mechanical systems, propulsion, avionics, payload, and ground support equipment. Investigate, define, and provide forward path options for issues that arise during System Integration Lab (SIL), Ground, and Flight Test. Develop technical solutions to integrating new capabilities on existing SkyGuardian prototype aircraft systems, and provide technical leadership from concept to flight test. Analyze and troubleshoot test and integration issues of systems on aviation platforms in production, and flight test facilities by utilizing standard engineering and scientific principles. Communicate clearly and in writing all facets of the system test program to include test plans, procedures and reports; may work with aircrew, as a test team member, participating in pre-flight briefings and post-flight debriefings­­­. Provide analysis of interconnect diagrams, engineering drawings, schematics, and software releases. Provide project engineering support in conjunction with the program management as follows: Work with the Integration and Test IPT Lead to define work scope, deliverables, budget estimates (NRE, materials, travel), and schedule for next year and out-years tasking to support IRAD and customer program(s). Work with the functional engineering managers to ensure priorities are well defined and resource allocations are planned to ensure staffing is adequate to meet schedule. Take ownership of projects that typically involve integration of new components or software onto existing SkyGuardian aircraft systems. Directly track efforts including cost, schedule, manpower resources, maintenance intervals and performance Provide cost estimates, schedules, and impact assessments for concept integration and test projects that may arise due to program shift. Define status milestones and due dates to keep test program on track and ensure management awareness of task summaries, schedule status, budget status, and technical issues as needed. Directs the activities of engineers, designers, technicians and flight test operations staff. Represent the Chief Engineer’s office at design reviews, program meetings, and at flight operation activities as follows: Attend design reviews, customer meetings, and flight test activities and weigh-in on the technical, schedule and budget needs of the program. Attend SIL, ground, and flight test activities as a representative of the Chief Engineer and provide support to teams and guide teams to maintain focus on program priorities. Act as technical representative for customer and management meetings by presenting technical content and project status at both customer and management reviews. Work with program managers to provide technical coordination of vendors and suppliers by ensuring SOWs and technical specifications are written and correct. Coordinate meetings and technical reviews with responsible design engineers, test engineers, and subcontractors. Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information. Performs other duties as assigned. 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. 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; nine or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, seven or more years of experience with a masters degree, or four or more years with a PhD. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education. Typically requires a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience; may substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education. Previous integration and test experience for a military organization including prior Department of Defense (DOD) Developmental Test (DT) or Operational Test (OT) experience is highly desired. Analysis expertise desired with an emphasis on data collection, ad hoc queries and suitability measures; experience with analysis tools such as MATLAB, LabVIEW, or other similar products. Previous expertise and working knowledge of the National Airspace System and UAS operating rules and regulations thereof; prior civil flight experience or military aircrew desired. Must have excellent communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills; the ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks in multiple engineering areas, and lead a team of less experienced professional employees on semi-routine tasks. Capable of representing the organization as a primary technical contact, and lead a team of moderately experienced professional employees on single component projects. Able to work extended hours as required. Experience with Earned Value Management (EVM) or as a Control Account Manager (CAM) is desired. Experience with Test Management tools such as DOORS and/or Integrity Life Management is desired. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Job ID#: 21691BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Document Center Department Assistant Job Category: Engineering City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We have an opportunity for a Department Assistant to join our Configuration Document Control Group. Under general supervision, this position provides customer support to Engineering, Manufacturing, Purchasing and Quality Control department personnel. Department Specialist will receive, log, organize and file incoming documents. Provides data and information on requests from all levels of employees and customers. May provide direction to less experienced staff. Assignments are of moderate scope and importance where judgment is required in analyzing, interpreting, and making recommendations in resolving non-routine issues. Performs frequent electronic searches of indexed documents for requests. Will have frequent interaction with management, customers, vendors and government agencies. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Coordinates the activities of one or more functional areas or one or more project/business/technical units. Gathers, collects, records, tracks, verifies data and information from multiple sources. Coordinates, tracks, and may report on the progress of unit work assignments and/or projects. Maintains and updates a variety of confidential and sensitive electronic and/or hard copy reports and records. Responds to routine verbal and written requests for information from internal sources. Prepares requested electronic and hard copy reports, and presentations. Must be able to work under limited supervision with no instructions needed on routine work and general instructions given on new lines of work or special assignments. Gather, collect, record, track, and verify data and information from multiple sources. Responds to routine verbal and written requests for information from internal sources and may respond to verbal and written requests for information from authorized external parties and/or agencies. 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. Additional Functions Other duties as assigned or required. Job Qualifications Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent and two or more years experience in a field related to the specialized functional area or unit where assigned. Experience working with engineering documents and operation of office equipment. Experience with MS Office applications. Must possess the ability to grasp new concepts quickly; the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; strong organization skills and the ability to establish priorities; the ability to identify issues and solve routine problems; good analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document and report; full knowledge of computer operations and applications. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA