Staff Scientist- Data Networks

Date: Sep 18, 2023

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Staff Scientist- Data Networks in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:


  • 15+ years of experience developing Data Networks or Avionics architectures for various platforms
  • Broad experience and knowledge of aircraft systems and their functional and physical integration with other aircraft systems
  • Working knowledge of guidance material (Advisory Circulars, etc.), current compliance paths and rule-making trends within the industry related to aircraft data networks and distributed computing
  • Experience with cross functional development and critical analysis, with organizations internal and external of Engineering and Gulfstream (Flight Test, Program Management, Suppliers, etc.)


  • Participates in industry working groups associated with Data Networks, Avionics or distributed computing including SAE AS-1 or equivalent
  • Innovative thought, design and build including patents, working prototyping, modeling and/or hardware/software integration at the supplier or OEM level


  • Provide technical leadership and oversight of current and future aircraft data networks activities for all Gulfstream aircraft models
  • Champion new development of aircraft system architectures, development processes and tools for future Gulfstream products
  • Develop strategic initiatives that support Gulfstream's objectives, including technology for future platforms
  • Provide mentorship to Electrical Systems Engineers to increase overall competency in aircraft data networks and distributed computing, including analysis, troubleshooting, utilization and development



Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in engineering, a related curriculum required or equivalent combination of appropriate education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 15+ years progressively responsible eng exp in specific tech discipline with Bachelors. Exp credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs Masters, 4 yrs PhD in fields applicable to this job. Requires approval of Eng PRB incl bus justification.

Position Purpose:

Responsible for the design, research and development of advanced new applications resulting in new product/business for the company


Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Plans R&D programs and recommends technological application programs to meet corporate objectives .
  2. Proactively promotes process initiatives that improve the balance of technical product, cost and schedule .
  3. Applies cutting edge theories and technologies by exhibiting an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity and resourcefulness .
  4. Champions and develops innovative principles and ideas .
  5. Often acts independently and exercises wide latitude in determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments .
  6. As a recognized expert in the field, provides consultative services to senior/executive leaders both within the company and the industry .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Advanced degree in engineering or related curriculum preferred.
  2. The level of technical skill and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline.


Additional Information

Requisition Number: 215057

Posting Type: Internal-All GAC

Department: J0681-Electronics Systems

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Salary Grade:E12

Number of Openings: 1

Posting End Date: 10/16/2023 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.


Gulfstream will consider employment visa sponsorship, if applicable.


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