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Algorithm Developer (Research Engineer/Scientist I/II) - SEAL 1250

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

Smyrna, GA
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Title: Algorithm Developer (Research Engineer/Scientist I/II) - SEAL 1250
JobID: 1250
Location: Smyrna, GA

Job Description:

The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is looking for an Algorithm Developer who can think outside of the box and doesn’t want to do the same old thing every day. We value bright, intellectually curious, growth oriented professionals and provide a work environment that allows a good work / life balance.

The Georgia Tech Research Institute has opportunities for research engineers within the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Division (ISRD). ISRD’s projects focus on advanced signal processing, adaptive sensor technologies, advanced algorithms, and modeling/simulation. Applications include airborne radar and undersea systems. 


  • US Citizenship and ability to obtain a security clearance
  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related field
  • Master's Degree in related field, or plan to earn one in the near future


Required Education: BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or Mathematics
Desired Education: MS or Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or Mathematics

Desired Coursework: Statistical Signal Processing, Machine Learning, Acoustics, Control Theory, Image Processing,


Desired Experience:

  • Applicant with student employment, such as co-ops, internship, or GRA that demonstrates ability to complete technical tasks and work in a professional environment
  • Expertise in radar, electromagnetics, applied math or signal processing.
  • Background in radar applications and related algorithms


Required Skills:

  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a research environment where there are many unknowns and undiscovered paths (ambiguity etc.) 1-3 people per project as opposed to huge development programs.

Desired Skills

  • Existing security clearance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Programming in Matlab

Other: Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.



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.

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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.