Avionics Engineer -- ELSYS

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

The Avionics Engineer in the Electronic Systems Laboratory (ELSYS) Electronic Systems Integration Division (ESID) supports systems development and integration for Department of Defense (DoD) manned and unmanned aircraft improvement programs. ELSYS/ESID researches military aircraft specializing in avionics, electronic warfare, autonomous systems, and tactical communication/datalink systems. The ESID team's engineering roles include Applied Systems Engineering, Datalink Engineering, Embedded Software, Enterprise Software, Augmented/Virtual Reality, and Test Engineering.

Job Duties

  • Develop, decompose and allocate sponsor requirements into system requirements and designs describing the allocation of behavior and data interfaces to hardware and software components
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop technical solutions for our DoD sponsors ensuring all products meet allocated requirements and design
  • Use system specifications, interface definitions, and aircraft drawings in the development of solutions
  • Integrate system components and support equipment in an integration laboratory
  • Isolate hardware and software component anomalies
  • Ensure that all technical work is developed to meet military, safety, and security standards
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

10% - 25% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Aerospace, Systems, Computer, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related technical field.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience developing complex, software-intensive, military, or avionics systems using system engineering processes and methodologies
  • Experience designing/developing software-based systems that integrate multiple subsystems and/or integrate multiple software applications and hardware.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing system design for Electronic Warfare systems
  • Experience processing and analyzing data with tools such as Python or R
  • Experience with avionic data buses (e.g., MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429, Ethernet, RS-422, etc.), tactical data links (e.g., Link-16), military radios, and/or open system standards (e.g., FACE)
  • Experience using Model-Based System Engineering (SysML) to design systems (e.g., use cases, behavior, interfaces, data models); Additional DoDAF experience is a plus.
  • Experience designing secure and safe system solutions
  • Active DoD security clearance

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.

Benefits at GTRI

Comprehensive information on currently offered GTRI benefits, including Health & Welfare, Retirement Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Time Off, and Professional Development, can be found through this link: https://hr.gatech.edu/benefits

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes mission of solving the worlds 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. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.

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