About the Role
GALT Aerospace is seeking a talented Systems Engineer to perform all Systems Engineering functions related to Communication Mission Payload System Development, System I&T, Platform Installation, final Weapon System Ground and Flight Tests, and Air-Worthiness Certifications. At GALT Aerospace, Systems Engineers are responsible for leading collaborative rapid development of complex SWAP-constrained systems for military airborne and ground integrated communication systems for Command and Control applications.
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 performance requirements.
The candidate will focus on command and control and Tactical Data Link (TDL) systems. The qualified candidate will work in a rapid integration and testing environment as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The selected candidate will perform a wide variety of tasks ranging from System and Software requirements assessment, System and Software Integration and Test, Concept/Prototype Development, to include customer site support activities, and demonstration test and evaluation activities. The integration and test tasks involve all aspects of hardware and software integration including the planning and conduct of formal systems test activities at contractor, or customer sites.
Job location is work onsite with possible occasional/part-time telecommuting. Minimal domestic travel required, possibly 10% of time.
The ideal candidate will have experience with one or more of the following:
Develop CONOPs based on Customer Intent
Develop Architectures to support the CONOPs
Requirements Analysis & Decomposition into the Architecture ending with Controlled Documents
Requirements Traceability from Customer Needs through all designs to Val-Ver and Certs
Support Requirements Transition into SW Code and Unit Testing
Oversee Tracking of Problem Reports and Requirement Changes into future Design Releases
Oversee Agile Development of both HW & SW to ensure a Design Cycle Heartbeat
Support development of test approach and test requirements
Perform System Level Analysis on various disciplines to ensure System Performance margins
Support execution and demonstrations, according to the program schedule
Manage the collection, reduction, and analysis of test data
Support Generation of test reports
Collaborate with Engineering group and customers for new requirements and approaches to meet them
Oversee and review the technical content of test procedures, drawings, engineering specifications, reports, Engineering Change Orders, and other documentation associated with the design and build of the products
Lead Integration and testing of multiple hardware and software subsystems
Required Skills, Experience, and Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related STEM degree from an accredited institution
10+ years of experience in a related Engineering Environment
Military &/or Aircraft related System Design and I&T experience
U.S. Citizenship required
Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) personnel security clearance required
Preferred Skills, Experience and Education
Familiar with Military Communications LOS Waveforms, including: Link-16, TTNT, CDL, BE-CDL, Chaotic waveforms, ANW-2, TSM-X, MADL, IFDL, etc.
Familiar with SATCOM BLOS Waveforms, including: WGS, DVB-S2, PTW, Iridium, Inmarsat, Starlink, etc.
Design and I&T experience in Military comm systems / RF technology
Integration of various Military radios on an airborne platform
Familiar with MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-704, DO-160, MIL-HDBK-516
Team player with a proactive attitude and the ability to be productive in a dynamic environment
Ability to work in a collaborative environment
Strong oral and written communications skills
Strong critical and analytical thinking
Ability to take initiative, multi-task and work well under pressure
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Advanced studies / Degree in a STEM area
Active DOD Secret, TS/SCI, or SSBI clearance
Must be able to sit or stand for 1 hour at a time
Must be able to operate a computer
About the Company
Global Air Logistics and Training, Inc. (GALT Aerospace) 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 Aerospace 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 Aerospace will always satisfy the warrior with such tools.
Founded in 2015, GALT Aerospace 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 Aerospace uniquely focuses on architecture solutions, effective open systems integration and rapid prototyping, fielding and operations.
At GALT Aerospace, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary and nationally relevant systems. We look for people who have bold new ideas, with 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 strive to do what others think is impossible. Our Programs are typically Rapid Development and Demonstrations of Advanced Integrated Communication Systems in a SWaP-constrained military airborne platform.