• Chief Engineer

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    GaN is seeking a cheif and/or systems engineer for an exciting new start development project. The engineer will be part of a small multi-disciplined team that will design, build, integrate, test, verify, and validate a complex test system that will be installed on Redstone Arsenal to support Aviation system testing. The project will include a large electro-mechanical system, a stabilized platform, electro-optic equipment, software, models and simulations, instrumentation and electronics, and minor construction. This job will be ambitious, exciting, and highly visible; applicants are expected to be top-notch and result-oriented professionals seeking a new career challenge. 


    GaN hires creative and independent thinkers with a desire to grow personally and professionally as well as help GaN grow as a company.  Our team consists of people with exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills who are personable and out-going.  We are always ethical partners with our customers maintaining a professional demeanor while being dedicated to superior customer service, quality, and team building.  To be a part of this team you must be self-motivated and self-directed in order to work independently but also be open and communicative to work as a team to exceed all GaN and customer expectations.


    GaN Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. GaN Corporation participates in E-Verify.


    • Execute systems engineering processes during the design and development of an electro-mechanical subsystems

    • Oversee electrical and mechanical engineering processes

    • Write test plans and reports for testing components, subsystems and systems in development

    • (Optional) Serve as lead software developer for entire project


    • Required: BS in Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace, or Systems Engineering or other applicable engineering field.

    • Desired: Masters or PhD in Engineering.

    Required Skills:

    • Experience with the practical application of systems engineering processes
    • Ability to document custom designs to meet applicable documentation standards
    • Ability to maintain professional demeanor at all times
    • Dedicated to customer service, quality, and team building
    • Must be self-motivated, self-directed, and able to work independently

    Additional Skillsets of Interest:  
    • Experience working with real-time control systems
    • Ability to design and implement a digital control system from scratch
    • Experience with control theory implementation
    • Experience with MatLab and Simulink
    • Experience with DIS or TENA
    • Experience with RedHat Linux
    • FPGA development / programming
    • Ability to program Arduino devices
    • Familiarity with CMMI-DEV Level3
    • Familiarity with Army Aviation and Rotary Wing Aviation (RWA) platforms and components
    • Familiarity with Army test and evaluation (T&E)
    • C/C++/C# Software Development
    • Experience with RedHat / RedHawk Linux or other Real Time Operating System (RTOS)
    Special Requirements:
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen
    • Must possess Security Clearance specified below


    Security Type Needed:




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