• Avionics Systems Engineer\AMCS

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

    At Geeks and Nerds, your achievements directly contribute to GaN’s success.  As an employee owned company, your innovative solutions to unique problems will make the team grow. We want you to be a part of our success, helping not only grow your career, but expanding our horizons to new opportunities leading to future success. 


    GaN is looking to hire an Avionics Systems Engineer to provide systems engineering support to the Aviation Mission Common Server (AMCS) System Integration and Management team in Huntsville, AL. The AMCS System is a software modernization of the current Improved Data Modem (IDM) 401 System that is planned to align the AMCS with Modular Open Systems Approaches (MOSA), Common Operating Environment (COE), and Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) guidelines. The AMCS platform will host the IDM Software Application (ISA) and other avionics applications. Direct experience with army aviation equipment considered a plus.


    • Provide strong System Engineering skills and experience to the AMCS team.
    • Writing and reviewing system-level requirements.
    • Applying avionics knowledge to system level development and collaborate with other team members on avionics specs
    • Candidate will assist in the development, integration, and testing of hardware and software for evaluation and certification of modifications to commercial and military tactical avionics




    Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience


    Required Skills:

    • Systems Engineering experience – demonstrated ability to think at the system level and address mission needs without jumping down to the design level.
    • Demonstrated self-starter with strong interpersonal communications skills
    • Ability to successfully complete tasks with minimal direction both working as an individual contributor as well as a team member
    • Good verbal and written skills are required
    • MUST be eligible for a Secret clearance; prefer active secret  

    Desired Skills / Working Knowledge

    • Army aviation experience: e.g., familiarity with Army aviation networks and avionics is highly desired.
    • Working knowledge of the Future Airborne Capabilities Environment (FACE) technical standard is a plus.
    • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approaches and processes is a plus. Prior experience with SysML notations and methods is not required, but willingness to learn and embrace new methodologies is expected
    • Experience with Magic Draw / Cameo is a plus
    • Systems Engineering Certification by INCOSE (ASEP, CSEP, or ESEP) is a plus
    • Experience with non-functional requirements (constraints or “-ilities”) in general, and the U.S Army Aviation’s Comprehensive Architecture Strategy (CAS) in particular, is a plus

    Geeks and Nerds 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. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify.


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