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Embedded Software Engineer – ELSYS - 1599

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

Atlanta, GA
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Title: Embedded Software Engineer – ELSYS - 1599
JobID: 1599
Location: Atlanta, GA
Description: The candidate will provide software engineering for ongoing sponsored programs where GTRI is accomplishing modernization efforts for the US Air Force in the area of Electronic Warfare (EW).  The successful applicant must have knowledge of embedded software theory and experience in its application.  Responsibilities will include software engineering in C, C++, RTOS and assembly language.

Basic Responsibilities 

  • Software Engineering

Core competencies for this position:  

  • Ability to develop software on embedded devices (e.g. ARM cores, power PC, etc.)
  • Knowledge of computer architectures
  • Knowledge of multi-threaded software systems
  • Works well individually or in a group setting
  • Ability to effectively work under pressure and time constraints
  • Ability to self-motivate and derive specific requirements from general tasking descriptions 
  • Ability to assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner

Job Requirements:

Research Scientist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science and who will be performing on a professional level.

Research Scientist II

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

Other requirements:

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

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Existing security clearance
  • >5 year of relevant co-op and/or intern experience during undergraduate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Completion of personal projects in a related field
  • Knowledge and experience in developing software for EW Systems


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