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Aerospace Engineer - ELSYS - 1587

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

Tucson, AZ
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Title: Aerospace Engineer - ELSYS - 1587
JobID: 1587
Location: Tucson, AZ
Description: The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is looking for exceptional Entry Level candidates who have recently graduated or will graduate in the next twelve months with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. Are you looking for a job opportunity and a professional platform that will help you establish and grow your career? Are you intellectually curious and enjoy solving big problems? Are you interested in a work environment where experts in their field will train and mentor you to become a part of the next generation of scientists and engineers? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then the Georgia Tech Research Institute could be a great fit for you!


This job posting represents full time opportunity in the following domains and functional areas:

  • Electronic Warfare
  • Sensors / Optics
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Aerospace Technologies
  • Hardware
  • Embedded Systems
  • Modeling / Analysis
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Research
  • System Engineering
  • Prototyping
  • Testing

Responsibilities for this position will primarily include supporting flight test execution for multiple projects at the Air National Guard/Air Force Reserve Test Center (AATC) such as electronic warfare, avionics, weapons and other system integration. Additional responsibilities include the design and management of technical data package development and reviews including T2 and P-level aircraft modification packages.  Other engineering tasks in support of the AATC mission will be assigned as well commensurate with the candidate’s abilities.

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or comparable degree program

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist II

  • A Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or comparable degree programand three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or comparable degree programand five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or comparable degree program.


  • US Citizenship
  • DoD Secret clearance or ability to obtain a clearance within six months after your employment with Georgia Tech Research Institute begins is required


  • We like to see applicants with student employment such as co-ops, internships, GRAs or student assistantships that demonstrate domain and functional experience in support of their academic studies and the work that we do.  Candidates with some full-time entry-level experience are also welcome.
  • We also value extra-curricular activities and leadership that show you can communicate well and work with others on a team.


GTRI is a group of world-class engineers and scientists, solving challenging problems for our customers through innovation, cutting edge applied research, and a collaborative work environment.  We have been recognized as one of Atlanta’s Best Places to Work by the Atlanta Business Chronicle 4 of the last 5 years, and offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a great location.  Professional growth opportunities include support for advanced degrees, patent rights, and freedom for approved outside consulting, periodic special courses on technical and leadership topics, and support for paper preparation and presentation.

Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Georgia Institute of Technology is a leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology.

Ranked as the #7 best public university, Georgia Tech provides a focused, technologically based education to more than 21,500 undergraduate and graduate students.

Georgia Tech has many nationally recognized programs, all top-ranked by peers and publications alike, and is ranked in the nation’s top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report.

Degrees are offered through the colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Sciences, the Scheller College of Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

The strong academic work ethic at Tech is balanced by a collegiate atmosphere incorporating both intercollegiate and intramural sports, campus traditions, and some 400 student organizations.

Alongside their academic achievements, Tech students are also active in the community, earning a well-rounded education through community service activities.

As a leading technological university, Georgia Tech has more than 100 centers focused on interdisciplinary research that consistently contribute vital research and innovation to American government, industry, and business.

There is no doubt that Georgia Tech stands out as a distinctively different kind of university, one that is eagerly encouraging and developing the revolutionary technologies of the 21st century.

Equipped with the extremely rich resources of an outstanding student body and faculty; strong partnerships with business, industry, and government; and support from alumni and friends, Georgia Tech is designing a future of global preeminence, leadership, and service.