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Join an innovator in Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems technology

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) — an affiliate of privately-held General Atomics — is a world leader in the manufacture of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions. Our vast RPA portfolio includes such famous names as Predator®, Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper®, Gray Eagle, and Predator C Avenger®, each of which has led the industry to new levels of performance, reliability, and operational capability — including achieving a recent historic milestone — the Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper RPA fleet completing one million cumulative flight hours.

If you’re ready to advance your career and work on transformational technology, join our team.

  • Aeronautical & Mechanical Engineers

    Are you ready to shape the future of flight? As a part of our exceptional team of engineers, you’ll be at the forefront of aerospace engineering, building and testing the most advanced unmanned aircraft in the world. You’ll have real impact in this hands-on role, engaging in projects from start to finish and seeing your designs take flight quickly. Explore our opportunities and join us.

  • Field Support

    As part of our Engineering Field Support team, you’ll contribute to the mission readiness and safety of the most sophisticated unmanned aircraft in the world 24/7—the same aircraft our military rely on to protect our nation. You’ll exercise your experience and versatility keeping our technology reliable and mission ready. We’re hiring for a vast number of roles. Explore our opportunities and apply.

  • Configuration Management

    Join a team with a reputation for developing some of the world’s most highly sophisticated, leading-edge unmanned aircraft. You’ll grow and advance professionally, working on transformational technologies used by the U.S. military, NASA, and more. Ready to make a difference on a global scale? Explore opportunities in Configuration Management with us.

  • Software Engineers

    See your hard work—and career—take flight as you work on technology that will go into advanced unmanned aircraft that have a direct impact in our national defense and other important applications. Working with some of the brightest engineers in the industry, you’ll be involved in all phases of development, including seeing the aircraft you help develop in action. Learn more about our exciting opportunities and join us.

  • Systems Project Engineers

    Help keep America safe and strong by playing a crucial role in Aerospace defense systems. You’ll use your knowledge of systems, airworthiness, cybersecurity, and qualification/test engineering to help develop and maintain the most advanced unmanned aircraft in the world. Your work will expand the way UAVs are being used—in the battlefield and in our national airspace. Join us and build an exciting career working on advancements that are 100% manufactured in America. Explore our opportunities and apply.

  • Electrical Engineers

    As an engineer in Electrical Integration with us, you’ll watch your career soar—designing, building, and testing our advanced unmanned aircraft, as well as working on technologies that are integral to protecting our troops, law enforcement, and more. The most rewarding part? Watching your hard work take flight. Join a high-energy team excited to make a real difference in aerospace. Find out more about our opportunities and apply.

  • We also have positions available in Technical Publications and in our High Desert location.

Learn more about GA-ASI and the outstanding opportunities available at our facilities in the San Diego area. In addition to the competitive compensation, and benefits you deserve, GA-ASI offers a 9/80 work schedule, team-oriented culture and professional development opportunities that will make your career truly exceptional.