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Software Engineer

San Diego, California

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Overview

General Atomics pioneers technologies with the potential to change the world. Behind a talented global team of engineers, GA delivers safe, sustainable, and economical solutions to meet growing global demands. Our Engineers have an opportunity to work on first of a kind product lines within an incredible, dynamic environment.

Engineering positions typically require a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience. Candidates from mechanical, electrical, and aerospace engineering backgrounds must know the fundamentals of engineering system developments, requirements, testing, and integration before getting to the final stages of customer interface and project management.

  • Schedule: Full-Time Hourly

  • Job Level: Entry-Level (0-2 years)

  • Travel: 0% - 25%

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Software Engineer at General Atomics? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Inventive
  • Problem Solver
  • Team Player
  • Creative

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Date posted 03/19/2020 Job ID 28316BR Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Experience Level Entry-Level (0-2 years) Job Title Software Engineer City San Diego State California Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hourly

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

GA-ASI’s Software Engineers write code for small embedded processors for various components of GA-ASI’s aircraft and ground station, as well as simulating various sensors and components within the aircraft. This position involves maintaining and adding trainer capabilities to our existing simulation systems, as well as working with new aircraft designs.

Come join a team of professional engineers working in a highly dynamic environment with an incredible variety of work. The successful candidate will be expected to become familiar with the system and become proficient in writing requirements documents, design documents, test documents, and implementing code to fulfill those requirements before moving on to support larger efforts within the group. Experience with C/C++ and embedded systems is a plus!


Job Qualifications
  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Experience with C/C++ highly desired.
  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an dynamic and fast-pace environment.
  • Good communication, computer and interpersonal skills are required to enable an effective interface with other professionals, to produce appropriate documentation, and to present results to a limited internal audience. The ability to work both independently and on a team is essential.
  • Able to work extended hours as required
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is required.
  • U.S. citizenship required.
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Travel Percentage Required 0% - 25% US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? Desired Clearance Level Secret
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Benefits

  • Healthcare

  • Pension, 401(k)/Retirement Plans

  • Competitive Pay

  • Multiple product lines means a variety of work

  • Paid Time Off

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“The company is growing, has a very good reputation and had open positions in my area of expertise (aircraft design/design methodology development).”
– Peter, Senior Staff Engineer
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“We don't ascribe to quotas; we do ascribe to securing the BEST talent to enrich our culture toward healthy diversification and active/viable community service. We are STEM advocates.”
– Debra, CSSBB: Staff Engineer
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“Every day is different, with different problems to solve and many programs to support. I am a problem solver and have always been motivated by the tough questions.”
– Scott, Laser Scientist
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“I work in the Components Engineering and Obsolescence Management Dept. Our efforts are saving General Atomics several millions of dollars by proactively leading and informing the company of all these decisions which significantly impact production, sustainment and new designs.”
– John, Staff Engineer

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