SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company Senior Field Support Engineer - Santa Maria, CA in Santa Maria, California

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

No Active Clearance Required

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

No Active Clearance Required


No Suitability Required

Job Family:

Customer Support

Job Description:

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) and CSRA have united to create the premier provider of high-tech IT solutions to the government IT market. Together as General Dynamics Information Technology, we deliver cost-effective, next-generation IT solutions and services to the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies as they modernize their information systems.

GDIT seeks a Senior Field Support Engineer in support of maintaining and enhancing GDIT-developed hardware and software products installed at various military test ranges. Position involves developing and maintaining positive professional customer relationships with an emphasis on helping customers analysis their system requirements and develop solutions. Significant customer interaction and excellent communication skills are required, including the ability to effectively convey technical details to a range of personnel from system engineers to technical managers.

Successful candidate will develop custom hardware / firmware / software-based solutions in support of customer-driven requirements. Many solutions result in firmware and software enhancements to existing GDIT products, which are prototyped in our office lab environment. Maintenance responsibilities include both on-site and depot hardware repairs, firmware and software bug fixes as well as assisting customers with debugging their systems. Fully responsible for software and firmware implementation of developed designs on standard and custom hardware platforms, as well as co-responsibility for custom hardware implementation.


  • U.S. Citizen

  • Ability to execute all phases of hardware, firmware, software development from design inception through prototyping, testing, deployment, and maintenance

  • Ability to understand, maintain, and enhance software, firmware, and hardware that was designed and documented by others

  • Experience implementing firmware designs using Altera / Intel FPGAs and Quartus II IDE; fluent in both Altera HDL (AHDL) and Verilog

  • Experience with fight test telemetry systems and real-time data processing systems

  • Working knowledge of digital electronic design techniques; familiar with design and layout requirements of high-speed circuitry

  • Working knowledge of network and information exchange technologies (e.g., TCP/IP, HTTP, etc.)

  • Fluent developing software using C and C++ under various Linux OSs including RHEL; device driver development desired

  • Experience as an electronic technician, use of test and other tools, SMT rework, fabrication tasks


  • BS or equivalent + 5 yrs related experience, or MS + 3 yrs related experience

  • Knowledgeable with the Range Commander’s Council IRIG 106 standards and their applications in flight-test environments

  • Familiar with Qt development framework environment

  • Experience with microwave-frequency circuit design and layout

  • Experience with Cadence PCB design tools and ARM Cortex-A processors

  • Background in technical sales and/or technical customer management

  • Experience with implementation of IEEE 1588 PTP time standard


Santa Maria, CA. On call Support required. 5% travel required.

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Scheduled Weekly Hours:


T elecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA CA Santa Maria - 2315 Meredith Ln (CAS012)

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CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To “Think Next. Now.” is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results.

We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.

Everywhere you look, CSRA is there. We’re in our nation’s infrastructure, in training and education, in cyber security, in serving veterans who served us—and, so much more. Take some time to learn more about CSRA. You might be surprised to learn how we touch your life.

We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Join our team and use your skills and expertise to support the safety, security, health and well-being of the nation.