Senior Avionics Systems Engineer

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


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About GaN:


Wanted - Big Brains & Huge Hearts: We are looking for creative and passionate geeks, nerds, thinkers, tinkerers, and builders. 


Geeks and Nerds is a company that encourages ingenuity, defies the norm, fosters teamwork, and defines the future for the community where we live.  Our dedicated employees are also the owners of Geeks and Nerds. When you join GaN you are not an employee, you are the future owner of Geeks and Nerds. 


Come join the company and develop innovative solutions to make a positive difference for our community. Come join the exceptionally talented and dedicated co-owners. Come join a company of significance! 


Do you have a passion for avionics systems? We are looking for exceptional candidates for a Senior Avionics Systems Engineer position. Apply today and become an owner where big hearts and big brains meet.


Job Overview:


GaN has an opportunity for a Sr. Avionics Systems Engineer to provide engineering support at Systems Simulation Software and Integration (S3I) to implement a reconfigurable Avionics System Integration Laboratory (ASIL) in Huntsville, AL.


  • Candidate will assist in the integration and testing of hardware and software for evaluation and certification of modifications to commercial and military tactical avionics for Special Electronic Mission Aircraft (SEMA).
  • In a team environment, the candidate will support the integration of commercial and military avionics hardware, test equipment, and software mission equipment components into existing aircraft configurations and future development.
  • Direct experience with aviation and/or weapons hardware considered a plus.  


Requirements (minimum): 

  • BS in a technical field (preferably in Electrical Engineering or related field) and 14+ years of experience; four (4) years of experience can be used in lieu of a degree
  • 14+ years system engineering experience in laboratory test/development environment
  • Experience integrating COTS (Commercial Off the Shelf) equipment with hardware
  • Develop technical package (Schematics, drawings, bill of materials, etc.)
  • Experience developing Test Plans and Procedures
  • Experience developing automated test scripts and LabVIEW
  • Experience creating software and hardware requirements, design, interface and test documentation and analysis of test results
  • Experience producing Test Reports.
  • Demonstrated self-starter with strong interpersonal communications
  • Ability to successfully complete tasks with minimal direction both working as an individual contributor as well as a team member
  • Estimated Travel: <10%
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Working knowledge/Use of Microsoft Office Suite

Desired Qualifications:


  • Experience working with ARINC 429
  • Experience working with 1553
  • Experience working with Flight Management Systems, EGIs, ARC RTs, and IFF transponders
  • Commercial Test Experience
  • Experience working with Hardware in the Loop (HWIL) test environments
  • Experience with using Jira and Confluence
  • Experience with test & integration of avionics

Special Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • MUST have an Interim Secret to start & able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance


Equal Opportunity Employer:

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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