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Avionics Systems Engineer – ELSYS 1297

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

Atlanta, GA
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Title: Avionics Systems Engineer – ELSYS 1297
JobID: 1297
Location: Atlanta, GA
Description: ELSYS 1297


This position supports system integration and software development projects for Department of Defense aircraft improvement programs. 


Job Description:

Avionics Systems Engineer

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Develop system level requirements from customer, decompose and allocate requirements into system design describing the architecture structure, and allocation of behavior and data interfaces to hardware and software components.
  • Coordinate a cross-functional team to develop technical solutions for our DoD customer ensuring all products meet allocated requirements and design
  • Serve as the technical expert on assigned projects and systems including use models, associated products’ capabilities, system interfaces, engineering tools, and the roadmap for current and future updates. The candidate will utilize this expertise to advise the customer and promote the customer’s position in meetings.
  • Manage the product backlog and system deficiency reports. 
  • Utilize existing system specifications, interface definitions, and aircraft drawings in the development of solutions.
  • Ensure that all technical work is performed and documented to appropriate professional standards.
  • Design and manage the laboratory configuration for assigned projects.
  • Integrate system products in laboratory and field settings. Analyze flight and laboratory data to determine if system requirements and project objectives are met; and isolate anomalies to hardware and software components.
  • Develop quantitative feasibility analyses on possible solutions toward increasing system effectiveness and ability to integrate new technologies.

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree minimum
  • 8-15+ years’ experience
  • Experience with DoD avionics systems, avionics architecture, system analysis, and requirements definition
  • Working familiarity and enthusiasm for open architecture standards
  • US Citizenship with ability to obtain Department of Defense clearance


Preferred Skills/Qualifications:


  • MS degree
  • Mission computing, flight computing, Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), Electronic warfare, 1553 data bus, and radar experience
  • Experience utilizing open architecture standards
  • Current DoD clearance
  • Experience managing teams of 5-7+ engineers

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