Airborne Engineer - ATDL

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
San Diego, California

REQ#: RQ109062

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a EMBEDDED SOFTWARE Engineer joining our team to support NIWC PAC 53522 activities at NIWC PAC San Diego, CA.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As an EMBEDDED SOFTWARE Engineer supporting NIWC PAC 535 a typical day will include:

•            Working with Software Defined Radios (SDR), Tactical Data Links, Link 16.

•            Software embedded programming using C++ on PCs with Windows 10.

•            Updating code base to test variety of requirements with radios.

•            Using Green Hills Software MULTI Integrated Developers Environment (IDE).

•            Using multiple Virtual Machines (VMs) to run software test scripts.

•            Wiring radios with the terminals and/or panels to enable communications between radios and VMs. 

•            Performing various software tests, writing software tests, and documenting test results.

•            Performing test, evaluation, and analysis, troubleshooting software.

•            Working full-time on government site Navy base at Point Loma, San Diego in a secure lab environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics with a minimum of 4 years technical experience with DOD tactical systems.
  • Current technical experience (within the last 3 years) in Tactical Communications Systems to include TDL, ATDL, SDR, and/or related C4I systems at the systems level.
  • Desired TDL, ATDL, and SDR Test and Evaluation (T&E) experience to include analyzing test requirements; T&E planning, developing traditional and Mission-Based test procedures, providing for traceability of requirements, test execution, post-test analysis and generating test reports.
  • T&E experience should include testing for functionality and interoperability using relevant TDL/ATDL test tools.
  • Ability to obtain Top Secret clearance
  • Ability to obtain NIWC PAC CAC


  • 100% on-site at Pt. Loma USG location.
  • Competitive and broad benefits package
  • Full-time, 40-hour work week, 9/80 schedule
  • Project offers autonomy, challenging work, and team environment

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.