General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Software Quality Engineer in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 17979BR

Company: General Atomics

Title: Software Quality Engineer

Job Category: Engineering, Quality

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS’ expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide.

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Software Quality Engineer to join our Quality Assurance Team working within the Electromagnetic Systems Group located in Rancho Bernardo, CA.


  • Applies basic technical knowledge to analyze design reliability and quality to recommend process changes and enhancements.

  • Implement software quality engineering activities on EMALS or AAG programs.

  • Review software engineering deliverables for content and compliance with engineering instructions and other documented procedures.

  • Witness functional testing of equipment and software.

  • Identify software process or product non-conformances and initiate appropriate corrective action.

  • Conduct program specific software quality activities as applicable.

  • Prepares statistical analysis reports, specifications and other technical documents.

  • Contribute to metrics collection and analysis.

  • Interprets and recommends quality standards and government regulations.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a bachelor's or master's degree in engineering or related discipline. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

  • Must have a basic understanding of inspection methods and have a basic knowledge of computer operations and applications.

  • Must have the analytical ability required to develop solutions to routine quality issues and the skills required to present those solutions to internal contacts.

  • Must be detail-oriented to accurately prepare statistical reports.

  • Experienced in software metrics collection/reporting/analysis.

  • Must have good communication and leadership skills to ensure project costs and schedules are maintained.

  • Able to work extended hours as required.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.