Electrical Engineer (III - IV)


Company Background
Global Air Logistics and Training, Inc. (GALT) is a non-traditional defense contractor whose vision is a rapid innovator solving the world’s critical security challenges to enable warriors to win…decisively. GALT subscribes to Col John Boyd’s tenet “Wars are won by people, ideas and equipment, IN THAT ORDER.” Warriors need tools (equipment) that are flexible. GALT will always satisfy the warrior with such tools.

Founded in 2015, GALT provides simple, effective information capabilities to support all levels of war and to drive information to the lowest levels possible, enabling faster decision cycles and decisive results. GALT uniquely focuses on architecture solutions, effective open systems integration, and rapid prototyping, fielding, and operations.

Job Location
San Diego, CA

Job Description 

At GALT Aerospace, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary and nationally relevant systems that impacts the world today, and for generations to come.  We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun.  Our culture is based on Customer Focused Innovation, which thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. 

GALT Aerospace is seeking a talented Principal Electrical Engineer to develop, test, and integrate complex airborne communications systems and supporting electronic hardware systems. This individual would act as a responsible design engineer (RDE) of hardware on multiple systems and programs. The candidate would be responsible for electronic hardware development including: architecture design, Comm & RF systems analysis, detailed electrical system design, performing customer briefings/reviews, hardware test, site integration, and post-delivery support.  Applications are usually Rapid Development and Demonstrations of Advanced Communications in a SWaP-constrained military airborne platform.


The candidate will work closely with other engineering functions in a team environment, including: Flight Engineering, Systems Engineering, Product Engineering, Software Engineering, Production, Procurement, and Program Management to meet schedule and technical requirements. The ideal candidate has a broad range of experience with design, integration, and test of at least one or more of the following:

  • Principal Engineer: Electronic Hardware System design, development, test, and integration

  • Communications System Analysis, design, development, test, platform integration and post-delivery support

  • Airborne payload and bus electronics

  • Compose and present design reviews for internal and external customers

  • Develop TDP (Tech Data) and performance data packages

Required Skills, Experience, and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or related STEM degree from an accredited institution

  • 5 years of experience in an Engineering Environment

  • Electrical System Design and I&T experience

  • Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship

  • Required: Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) personnel security clearance

  • Clearance Type: Secret (able to be cleared)


 Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education

  • Active DOD, TS/SCI, or SSBI clearance

  • Familiar with Military Communications LOS Waveforms, including: Link-16, TTNT, CDL, BE-CDL, Chaotic waveforms, ANW-2, TSM-X, etc.

  • Familiar with SATCOM BLOS Waveforms, including: WGS, DVB-S2, PTW, Iridium, Inmarsat, Starlink, etc.

  • Experience integrating various Military radios on an airborne platform

  • Experience with Airborne Wiring, Cabling, Electrical Power Conversion-Conditioning and Distribution: including EMI-EMC ramifications

  • Design and test experience in comm systems / RF technology

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Advanced studies / Degree in a STEM area


Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to sit or stand for 1 hour at a time

  • Must be able to operate a computer

  • Telecommute: Minimal – possible occasional/Part-Time Teleworking