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Staff Systems Engineer

Company: General Atomics and Affiliated Companies
Location: Poway
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

**Staff Systems Engineer**Poway, California**Date posted** 11/16/2022**Job ID** 39466BR**Company** General Atomics Aeronautical Systems**Experience Level** Senior (8+ years)**Job Title** Staff Systems Engineer**City** Poway**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 for a Staff Systems Engineer (Architecture, Modeling and Requirements) in our MQ-1C Engineering group at General Atomics - ASI. Under general directions with limited review, this position is responsible for applying traditional and innovative systems engineering approaches to resolving unusual or complex engineering problems. Applies specialized knowledge, skills and experience to define, allocate, analyze, design, verify and validate systems, subsystems and their associated functional capabilities. Assignments are normally outlined in terms of overall objectives and reviewed periodically with stakeholders. Initiates the planning of engineering projects and develops innovative designs or modifications in order to meet project goals. Independently performs difficult/complex engineering work with instructions as to the general expected results. Documents findings, communicates results to engineering staff, makes technical presentations, and may represent the organization as the prime technical contact on small contracts or special feature/capability projects. Provides direction to design or technical staff and may lead a team of moderately experienced professional staff.**DUTIES AND RESPOSIBILITIES:**+ Formulate plans and oversee the development of new system capabilities/features from concept to fielding.+ Conduct stakeholder requirements elicitation, analysis and definition.+ Perform analysis of stakeholder requirements to decompose and allocate requirements to lower-levels of specification (system/segment/subsystem/component). Ensure bi-directional traceability between requirements at all levels of specification.+ Apply Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) techniques to capture structural, behavioral, interface and requirement aspects of the system.+ Use SysML to express system requirements through the use of use case diagram, activity diagrams, sequence diagrams, state diagrams, block definition diagrams and internal block diagrams and requirement diagrams.+ Develop MOSA (Modular Open Systems Approach) architectures and designs for systems, segments and components.+ Troubleshoot conflicting design/development requirements at all specification levels to ensure adequacy and satisfaction of requirements.+ Maintain, manage and integrate requirements across various modeling tools and requirements management systems.+ Collaborate with peers across various projects and functional teams to promote knowledge sharing, model reuse and consistency in approach.+ Provide technical coordination across engineering groups to facilitate the implementation, verification and validation of system requirements.+ Prepare, review and present technical specifications.+ Develop technical reports of findings and communicate results through technical presentations to engineering staff, management and customers.+ Represent system engineering team at regular stakeholder meetings such as requirements change control boards, design reviews, and technical interchange meetings.+ Participate in continual improvement of system engineering process. Define and maintain metrics to measure performance and predict future effort.+ Develop rough order of magnitude or detailed estimates for new work based on historical data and past performance.+ Provide support for proposals/white papers and customer interface.+ May represent the Company as the prime technical contact to the customers and/or government regulatory 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.+ Performs other duties as assigned.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; twelve or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, ten or more years of experience with a masters degree, or seven or more years with a PhD. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.+ Preferred industry experience in one of the following areas: aircraft engineering, systems engineering, software development and project management.+ 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.+ Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering using SysML and UML.+ Experience in requirements elicitation, analysis and definition, as well as allocation, decomposition and bi-directional traceability.+ Experience with requirements management tools such as IBM Rational DOORS and JAMA is desirable.+ Experience with architectural modeling tools, such as CATIA Magic Draw, Cameo, IBM Rational Rhapsody, PTC Integrity, Open MBEE, or Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is desirable.+ Good communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required, as well as the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.+ Familiarity with various DOD and industry open standard initiatives is desirable: FACE, HOST, SOSA, OMS, UCS, UCI, and STANAG.+ Familiarity with Government guidelines, regulations and certification for airworthiness, system/software safety, information assurance and cybersecurity is desirable.+ Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance. US citizenship is required.+ Willing to travel up 20%.**Travel Percentage Required** 0 - 25**Relocation Assistance Provided** Not 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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