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2018-06-202018-07-19

Antenna Test Engineer/Scientist - SEAL

Smyrna, GA
  • Job Code
    493574
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Antenna Test Engineer/Scientist - SEAL

ID: 493574
Type: Researchers
Location: Smyrna, GA
Categories: Antenna, Electromagnetics, Mechanical Design & Analysis, Modeling/Simulation, Project/Program Management, Radar, RF, System Engineering, Testing

Job Description

The Sensors & Electromagnetics Applications Lab (SEAL) of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) in Smyrna, GA is looking for antenna test engineers and scientists with interest in supporting near-field, outdoor far-field, and anechoic chamber far-field antenna testing. We value bright and intellectually curious professionals and provide a work environment that allows work / life balance and opportunity. GTRI seeks individuals with strong problem solving skills that are able to develop creative solutions. We invite you to look for opportunities at GTRI.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Operation of one or more of the antenna ranges
  • Interact with customers to develop test plans
  • Interact with customers to establish contracts
  • Communicate with Division Leadership, colleagues
  • Managing budgets
  • Direct antenna testing projects
  • Post-processing of data & ability to write electromagnetic code for specific customer needs
  • Provide direction to other engineers

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist II

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

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist

  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related field of study and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related field of study and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related field of study and four (4) years of relevant full time experience.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 5 years professional experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge to do setup, testing, post-processing, and trouble-shooting for near-field or far-field antenna test
  • Demonstrated expertise in electromagnetic and antenna theory
  • Modeling and simulation experience with Matlab (experience with electromagnetic computational codes like HFSS and FEKO a plus)
  • Experience directing projects
  • Experience working with customers and customer development
  • Candidates must have the ability to work independently while contributing to team efforts

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in managing research projects, willingness to take on leadership roles, making technical presentations, and writing reports is a plus.

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

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

Clearance Type Required

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. .

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