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Project Engineer - Army Programs

Company: Diazyme Laboratories, Inc.
Location: Poway
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer in the MQ-1C Army Gray Eagle Aircraft/Airframe group to work on the next generation of Army's remotely piloted aircraft. The position is responsible for managing technical projects that develop, design, procure, and integrate future capabilities into the Gray Eagle System. This includes preparing engineering bids, developing and maintaining the overall project schedule, identifying and communicating system/sub-system requirements, coordinating design and analysis across multiple engineering groups, reviewing technical solutions, and supporting ground and flight test. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the aircraft subsystems including, but not limited to composite airframe, mechanical systems, and aero performance and control.
  • Responsible for interacting with internal and external representatives at various levels ensuring expectations are transparent and effectively accomplished.
  • Represent engineering to the Army Customer, Program Management, manufacturing and the flight test facility.
  • Manage product end of life plan and replacement development.
  • Supports operation of engineering systems and documents any problems.
  • Devises new approaches to resolve unusual or complex engineering problems.
  • Troubleshoot conflicting design/development requirements, difficult coordination requirements, and special material requirements.
  • Provides documentation and makes technical presentations as required.
  • May represent the organization as the prime technical contact on small contracts or single component projects.
  • Provides direction to 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; 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.
    • 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.
    • A Professional Engineering License and original work published in professional engineering journals are desirable.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.
    • Able to work extended hours as required.

Keywords: Diazyme Laboratories, Inc., Poway , Project Engineer - Army Programs, Engineering , Poway, California

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