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Programmer (Entry-Level) - ELSYS - 1601

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
02/21/2018
2018-02-212018-03-22
Job Code:
1601
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Title: Programmer (Entry-Level) - ELSYS - 1601
JobID: 1601
Location: Atlanta, GA
Description: This job is for a full-time research faculty position in the Test Engineering Division (TEN) of the Electronic Systems Laboratory.  Our research group is focused on the research and development of next generation tools and methods used for Electronic Warfare (EW) and Avionics testing.  These include Hardware-in-the-loop (HITL) test set hardware and software, generation of synthetic test environments through RF threat generation, extraneous RF emitter generation, federated device and discrete interface generation, and data analysis toolsets.  This research requires a mix of hardware, embedded software and application software development.

In this role, you will:

  • Be assigned to the Test Engineering Division to support research projects and business development
  • Support ongoing software development activities required for our EW and Avionics research portfolio.  Coding may require C, C++, C#, Java or Python coding skills.
  • Eventually transition to Task or Project lead for customer funded programs, assuming technical and financial responsibility for tasks.
  • Facilitate business and technical relationships in support of customer program managers and technical leaders.

Education Requirements:  B.S. or M.S. (depending on position rank see below information) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.

Rank as an entry level Research Engineer I / Research Scientist I

Bachelor’s degree, 0-3 years of relevant full-time experience

Rank as a Research Engineer II / Research Scientist II

A Master’s degree and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,

A Master’s degree and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or

A Doctoral degree.

Job Requirements:

  • 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

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Windows application experience in C#
  • C, C++ programming experience
  • Python (3.x preferred)
  • JavaScript
  • Team Leadership
  • Project management

If you have aspirations for an advanced degree, GTRI is an excellent choice.  Because GTRI is a research unit within Georgia Tech, we offer full tuition reimbursement if you pursue a Master's or Ph.D. degree at Georgia Tech.  We highly encourage our research developers to pursue advanced degrees, particularly in a software or systems engineering related discipline. Working for GTRI guarantees professional experience related to your education and work experience, as well as the support and flexibility that you need to find your perfect work-life balance. GTRI will help cultivate your future with employee benefits such as full tuition reimbursement for employees pursuing advanced Georgia Tech degrees. This is just one of many benefits that accompany employment at GTRI.


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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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.