General Atomics Aeronautical Systems 56 reviews - San Diego, CA

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable Unmanned Aircraft Systems and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Experienced Software Developer in our Engineering Department.


With consultative direction this position determines and pursues courses of action necessary to design, develop and/or modify enterprise-wide end–user, system level, and data management software applications to achieve predetermined long-range goals and objectives. Formulates long–range plans for application development and deployment as well as responsible for meeting software compliance standards. The position is also responsible for documentation, testing, maintenance, and software updates. Serves as spokesperson for project and/or program and acts as advisor to management and customers on the development, integration and deployment of software applications within the computing environment.

Essential Functions

With consultative direction:

1.Provide leadership and act as an advisor for determining technical objectives for user requirements and specifications and plan for enterprise software development within the broader organizational scope. Software development encompasses end–user, system level, and data management applications,

2.Formulate detailed long-range plans for the implementation of software solutions including language, coding, platform, resource requirements, testing, and documentation.

3.Plan and coordinate the deployment of enterprise applications including cross-platform compliance while insuring the availability of necessary resources.

4.Plan and coordinate the maintenance of enterprise solutions including debugging, maintenance, and updating to ensure viability in an evolving environment.

5.Plan for future applications based on new developments in computer technology.

6.Serve as project and/or program spokesperson; act as an advisor to management and customers on enterprise software matters, communicate with the software developer group(s), and publish and present technical papers. Responsible for generating additional sources of revenue and may have program management responsibilities.

7.Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

Additional Functions

Other duties as assigned or required. Lead 10 to 20 engineers in the development of embedded software from the requirements phase through field test of unmanned air vehicles. Focus is on real-time aircraft flight controls (autopilot software) using the C language. Will document all aspects of code development including requirements definition, detailed design, and testing. Will support project estimation and tracking. May occasionally be required to support flight/ground testing of software at the flight test facilities. May be required to brief software capabilities to executive management and customers.


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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of privately-held General Atomics, is a leading manufacturer of Unmanned...