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Electrical/Avionics Systems Engineering

Poway, California
USD100,000 to USD160,000
Job Type
15 Jan 2023
Electrical/Avionics Systems Engineering Support

Sumaria has an opening for Electrical/Avionics Systems Engineer supporting the developmental test efforts of the MQ-9 Reaper. Duties will be performed in Poway, CA working closely with the Program Office and General Atomics.

Some duties include:

Serve as an electrical engineer supporting multi-specialty teams to achieve results specified by program leadership in aircraft research, development, production, and lifecycle acquisition and sustainment activities.

Provide technical assistance as required to resolve system engineering and maintenance concerns.

Monitor aircraft and component Contractor-generated technical data, technical manuals, and engineering changes for technical accuracy and adequacy.

Ensure the technical accuracy and adequacy of responses to TO 00-25-107 technical assistance requests from USAF maintenance units. The Contractor shall be available to support the week-long 24/7 Emergency Telephone Support line on a periodic basis and be available to commute to the General Atomics facility within 2 hours of an emergency phone call.

Assist in the performance of technical evaluations on aircraft electrical systems, ground support systems and SE requirements.

Analyze and evaluate proposed design changes and revisions. Review non-conformance reports and recommended corrective actions for technical adequacy. Provide risk assessments for aircraft and SE system deficiencies. Review and assess OEM failure analysis reports for technical accuracy and adequacy.

Assist the Government by supporting mishap ground and flight safety investigations. Review and provide recommendations for all major and minor engineering changes.

Support the formulation and coordination of new electrical design specifications. Review new electrical systems designs to ensure the designs are sustainable and meet system requirements and USAF expectations.

Support safety and accident investigations boards and act as a liaison between the USAF designated board and the system/subsystem manufacture.

Coordinate with Det 3 equipment specialists on all design changes to ensure maintenance, SE, and TO impacts are adequately addressed. Support TPWGs, as well as PDR, CDR and FDRs for both hardware and software systems.

Support AFLCMC/WII program management during the parts procurement process for all design changes by providing procurement and fielding cost estimates and cost benefit analysis as early as possible.

Desired Education/Experience

ABET-Accredited advanced degree (Master of Science (MS) and 12 years of experience in the respective technical / professional discipline being performed) or, Bachelors of Science (BS) degree and 15 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed. Five years mush be in the DoD

Travel: Yes

Security Clearance Required: Secret

Position Type: Full Time

Work Location: Poway, CA

Top salaries paid for qualified candidates. Salary range will be between $100,000 - $160,000 per year depending on experience and qualifications.

For more information on Sumaria Systems, please visit our website at

Sumaria is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Sumaria Systems, LLC (Sumaria) is a market leader in Professional Services, Engineering, and Information Technology has been a trusted partner to U. S. Department of Defense communities for more than 30 years. Sumaria Systems only provides engineering services to the federal government, and does not provide professional engineering or surveying services to the public within the meaning of Ohio Revised Code Section 4733.16. With expertise to lead, insight to deliver and commitment to succeed; we staff each mission with a carefully selected team of seasoned professionals. Headquartered in Danvers, MA, with operating locations in Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Ohio, Oklahoma, Utah, and Virginia.
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  • Job Reference: 876515816-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2023
  • Recruiter: Sumaria Systems LLC
  • Location: Poway, California
  • Salary: USD100,000 to USD160,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent