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Senior Systems Engineer, Supervisor - EO/IR, Laser

Company: General Atomics and Affiliated Companies
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

**Senior Systems Engineer, Supervisor - EO/IR, Laser**Pasadena, California**Date posted** 09/14/2022**Job ID** 38562BR**Company** General Atomics Aeronautical Systems**Experience Level** Senior (8+ years)**Job Title** Senior Systems Engineer, Supervisor - EO/IR, Laser**City** Pasadena**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 have an exciting opportunity in Pasadena, California for an experienced Engineering Supervisor within our Precision Pointing and Controls group, which is a part of our Mission Payloads & Exploitation (MPEx) division.This position involves overseeing the design and development and implementation of controls architectures for various products including gimbals, seeker systems, as well as EO/IR and laser products. This role is multi-disciplinary and successful candidates will have experience in several aspects of hardware development including electrical engineering, embedded software, analysis, and test. This role will have direct reports and is also responsible for providing technical oversight to more junior staff.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:+ Develops innovative but practical solutions to advanced technical problems in engineering.+ Provides focal point for technical communication within the Company management and may represent the Company as the prime technical contact to customers and/or government regulatory agencies.+ Presents report(s) at engineering meetings, participates in program reviews and consults on problems.+ Provides expert guidance and consulting to other staff members working on difficult engineering problems.+ Anticipates future engineering needs and the modifications required to accomplish a technical goal.+ Addresses complex and difficult technical issues requiring novel and highly creative approaches drawing on advanced engineering concepts.+ May assume technical and engineering responsibility of the success of an identifiable project.+ Directs activities of design or technical staff and may lead a team of moderately 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.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; 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.+ Requires an in-depth technical background related to control system development applied to gimbals. Experience with any of the following is considered a plus; EO/IR, lasers, PCB design, embedded software, navigation algorithms, navigation hardware (e.g. GPS, IMU, etc.)+ Demonstrates an extensive technical expertise and application of engineering principles, concepts, theory, and practice with the ability to organize, plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones with some experience in project leadership.+ Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment.+ Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required enabling an effective interface with other departments and/or professionals, and capable of representing the organization as a prime technical contact, as well as providing leadership and guidance to less experienced professionals.+ Customer focused, formulates plans based on the development of innovative new designs in resolving advanced technical engineering problems.+ Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment.+ A Professional Engineering License, original work(s) published in professional engineering journals, and invited to present one or more original works to an engineering symposium are desirable.**Travel Percentage Required** 0 - 25**Relocation Assistance Provided** Provided**US Citizenship Required?** Yes**Clearance Required?** Desired**Clearance Level** SecretWhether you are just starting out in your career or are an experienced professional, GA offers a comprehensive benefits package. For more information on our Total Rewards package, please click Apply Now below to be directed to the complete job description.General Atomics 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, religious creed, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, transitioning status, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, medical condition, mental disability, physical disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. EEO is the law. We also prohibit compensation discrimination under all applicable laws.

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