Systems Engineer (IV)

GALT Aerospace is seeking a talented Systems Engineer to perform all System 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, 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. 


Job Description

GALT is hiring qualified Systems Engineer’s for command and control and Tactical Data Link (TDL) systems. The qualified candidates will work in a rapid integration and testing environment as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The selected candidates 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.

  • 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 Mechanical 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

  • Located in/or willing to relocate to San Diego, CA


 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


Physical Requirements

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

  • Must be able to operate a computer

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