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Systems Engineer

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General Atomics and Affiliated Companies
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Huntsville, AL 35808
Job Description

Job ID#: 25402BR

Company: General Atomics

Title: Systems Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

City: Huntsville

State: Alabama

Travel Percentage Required: 0% – 25%

Clearance Required?: Desired

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 full-time Systems Engineer in our Space/Air Systems Engineering Department in Huntsville, AL. This position directly supports development of a variety of EMS space and weapon system products.


+ Provide systems engineering support to the development of small satellites, projectiles, missiles, and sensor systems.

+ Collaborate daily with GA engineering teams and program/project management.

+ Employ solid communication skills with and between task leads, functional managers, and program management to facilitate rapid resolution of technical and program issues.

+ Provide systems engineering support for: development and management of design requirements, Concept of Operations definition, functional decomposition, verification plans, system architectures, interface definitions, design reviews, risk management, subcontractor statements of work, integrated master schedules, etc.

+ Produce systems engineering documentation and digital products.

+ Make technical presentations during working groups, peer reviews, or to customers as required.

+ Support development, review, and editing of technical documents, digital products, and proposals as required.

+ Perform other duties as assigned required.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Clearance Level: Secret

Job Qualifications:

+ Typically requires a bachelors degree or masters degree in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution, plus two or more years of experience with a bachelors degree. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.

+ Systems engineering skills should include definition and development of technical requirements; requirements verification and validation, including analyses and testing; risk management, including risk identification and mitigation planning; development of Concepts of Operation.

+ Success in this position requires consistent application of the following key abilities:

+ Demonstrate strong initiative and work ethic and ability to multi-task.

+ Must be able to collaborate effectively as part of a team, as well as accomplish tasks independently with minimal direct supervision.

+ Must have strong interpersonal, communication, computer, and presentation skills.

+ Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and MBSE tools such as MagicDraw is highly desired.

+ Experience using DOORS or Jama requirements management tools is desirable.

+ Able to work extended hours as required.

+ Travel expectation: 10-20%.

+ Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance.

+ US citizenship is required.

US Citizenship Required?: Yes

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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