Avionics System Engineer (Experienced) - ELSYS

Atlanta, GA
  • Job Code
    494772
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Avionics System Engineer (Experienced) - ELSYS

ID: 494772
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Aeronautics, Aerospace, Aircraft, Algorithm Development, Avionics, Countermeasures, System Architecture, System Engineering, Testing, Threat Systems, Military Vehicles, Missile Warning Systems, Modeling/Simulation, RF, Sensors/Optics, Software Development/Design, Electronic Warfare, Embedded Systems, Hardware Development/Design, Human Factors, Information Technology, Mechanical Design & Analysis

Job Description

The Electronic Systems Laboratory (ELSYS) Electronic Systems Integration Division (ESID) is currently seeking an Avionics System Engineer for a full time research position in the Electronic Systems Engineering Branch (ESEB). This position supports system integration and software development projects for Department of Defense (DoD) aircraft improvement programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Develop, decompose and allocate sponsor requirements into system designs describing the architecture structure, 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
  • Serve as a technical expert on assigned projects and systems to include keeping up-to-date on use models, system capabilities, system interfaces, engineering tools, and road maps for current and future updates
  • Utilize technical expertise to advocate customer's position to broader development community
  • Manage product backlog and system deficiency reports
  • Use system specifications, interface definitions, and aircraft drawings in the development of solutions
  • Integrate system components and support equipment in laboratory and fielded settings
  • Isolate hardware and software component anomalies
  • Analyze flight and laboratory data to determine if system requirements are met
  • Ensure that all technical work is developed to meet military, safety, and security standards
  • Design and manage the laboratory configurations for assigned projects
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate II

  • A Master’s degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related field 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,
  • A Doctoral degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related technical field

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate

  • A Master’s degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related field and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree or
  • A Doctoral degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related field and four (4) years of relevant full time experience.

Note: Consideration may be given to those holding at least a Bachelor's degree and 15+ years of related work experience

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience developing complex, software intensive, military or avionics systems using system engineering processes and methodologies
  • Experience creating and conducting technical presentations
  • Minimum 6 years of applicable experience in a technical field

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 (MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429, Ethernet, RS-422, etc), tactical data links, military radios, and open systems architectures
  • Experience designing systems using Model Based System Engineering (SysML) and agile methodologies
  • Experience designing secure and safety system solutions
  • Experience integrating and troubleshooting systems
  • Experience with configuration management and requirements management systems
  • Experience leading small to mid-sized technical tasks and/or teams
  • Active SECRET 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

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes 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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