10 hours
2018-07-182018-08-16

Aviation Technical Lead - Huntsville, AL - ASL

Huntsville, AL
  • Job Code
    493736
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Aviation Technical Lead - Huntsville, AL - ASL

ID: 493736
Type: Researchers
Location: Huntsville, AL
Categories: Aeronautics, Aircraft, Algorithm Development, Autonomous Systems, Avionics, Hardware Development/Design, Instrumentation, Machine Learning, Project/Program Management, Sensors Integration, Signal Processing, Software Development/Design, System Architecture, System Engineering, Testing

Job Description

Looking for an enthusiastic technical lead interested in supporting GTRI’s Aviation Systems Program Office (ASPO) to assist with leading and managing development of solutions that advance the mission of PEO Aviation. The successful candidate will report directly to Chief of ASPO, assisting with technical management of on-going programs. Effort will be in support of system design, development, and integration of avionics for Army Aviation platforms Successful candidate should have a strong background in avionic systems implemented in rotary wing AH-64, UH-60, and CH-47, and Unmanned Aerial Systems such as Gray Eagle. Successful candidate will assist with leading development tasks to include direct interaction with technical sponsors, developing whitepaper, collaborating with the development teams within GTRI, performing analysis, design, integration and testing of developed solutions.

Duties:

  • Uses system specifications and interface descriptions for integration into an aircraft system of systems
  • Serves as a subject matter expert for system architectural framework, methods and tools
  • Ensures that technical work is performed to appropriate professional standards and that technical requirements are met
  • Responsible for management of the avionics system engineering, decomposition of requirements further into hardware and software requirements and assist with verification of the hardware and software implementation against the requirements
  • Experience in requirements elicitation, management, decomposition, and gap analysis
  • Develops innovative solutions to meet system requirements
  • Manages and documents system configurations

Required Skills:

  • Experience in hardware, software, and firmware development methodologies and structured approaches to system development
  • Strong coordination, organization, teaming and communication abilities
  • Works well individually or in a group setting
  • Ability to work under pressure and time constraints
  • Ability to multitask among multiple active projects
  • Ability to present technical information to sponsors and potential customers

Education & Length of Experience

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate

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

Principal Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate

  • A Master’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related field and eleven (11) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related field and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • BS, MS, or PhD in engineering and/or applicable field of science with minimum of 15 years of experience post receipt of BS degree
  • A current SECRET Security Clearance is required
  • Aviation or defense related work experience.
  • Working knowledge of software development processes for Flight-Critical and Safety-Critical Software
  • Working knowledge of open system architecture
  • Experience in the domain of interfaces such as MIL-STD-1553, ARINC-429, AFDX
  • Good written and spoken communication skills in English
  • Ability to multitask among several active projects
  • Must be a pro-active, self-starter

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of RTOS's including Green Hills, QNX, VxWorks, or LynxOS
  • System Safety and Software Safety requirements IAW MIL-STD-882, JSSSEH, AMCOM REG 385-17, SAE ARP 4754, SAE ARP 4761, IEC 61508, ISO 26262
  • Experience with military avionics and sensor networks including 1553 data bus, ARINC-429, Ethernet, and serial interfaces
  • Knowledge of or experience with open system architecture such as FACE, HOST, MOSA, and SOSA is preferred
  • Experience with configuration management and requirements management systems such as DOORS, JIRA, MKS or ClearCase is preferred
  • Experience using scripting languages for data analysis (Perl or Ruby or VBS)
  • Effectively work in small teams of GTRI and government members
  • Working knowledge of Agile SW development methodologies

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

Secret Clearance

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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