Associate Chief Technologist for Research Integration

Atlanta, Georgia 30318
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Job Description

As a global leader in applied research and advanced technologies for our nation’s most critical national security challenges, The Georgia Tech Research Institute deploys multi-disciplinary, distinguished solutions that anticipate the demands of tomorrow and address the complex problems of today. We seek to develop innovative technical solutions that enable a secure nation, a prosperous Georgia, and a sustainable world. The Chief Technology Office of GTRI is responsible for developing and implementing GTRI’s technology strategy, fostering technical excellence, and broadly engaging the academic units of Georgia Tech in collaborative research. This position will coordinate the operations and manage the execution of internally funded discretionary research projects across GTRI. This position reports to the GTRI Chief Technology Officer and will be part of the organization's leadership team. This position will be based in Atlanta, GA.

Job Duties

  • Coordinate and manage the solicitation, review, selection, and execution of all IRAD-funded research projects
  • Provide engineering and subject matter expert support to IRAD funded research projects
  • Ensure compliance and required documentation for all IRAD-funded research activities with regard to all governing regulatory authorities
  • Liaise with Chief Scientist Council and other related councils to promote integration and technical reviews of IRAD-funded research projects
  • Promote technical excellence and ensure compliance with technical publications
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements


Education & Length of Experience

Principal Research Engineer/Scientist

  • A Master’s degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or a related field of study and eleven (11) years of relevant full-time experience, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or a related field of study and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Hold the rank of or be eligible for the rank of Principal Researcher at Georgia Tech
  • Must reside in or be willing to relocate to Atlanta GA or any of our GTRI Field Office locations
  • Prior direct military/DoD, Military/DoD civilian, or military/DoD contractor experience is required for consideration
  • Experience leading technical programs or projects in a senior organizational, senior project management, or senior technical leadership role
  • Experience with organizational policies and procedures and regulations regarding research compliance
  • Experience facilitating dialogue, collaboration, and partnerships among research personnel and senior technical experts
  • Ability to create and deliver technical presentations effectively

Preferred Qualifications

  • Top Secret Clearance
  • Strong background and expertise in one or more of the GTRI's technical competencies (e.g. electronic warfare, cyber warfare, avionics, systems engineering, test and evaluation, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience in coordination and management of multiple large research programs and projects
  • Demonstrated experience leading a diverse team (e.g. experience managing large teams ranging from engineering researchers, technicians, administrators, and support services)
  • Experience in presenting to Senior Executive level sponsors and decision-makers

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

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.


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