Branch Head (Electronic Warfare Analysis Branch) -- EOSL

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

The Electronic Warfare Analysis Branch Head (EWAB) specializes in the modeling, simulation and analysis of 1-on-1 to many-on-many, RF-based threat encounters, target tracking, and RF countermeasures for the Department of Defense (DoD). This job is a leadership position tasked with oversight over EWAB programs and researchers. The Electronic Warfare Modeling and Analysis Division (EWMAD) of the Electro-Optical Systems Lab (EOSL) performs modeling, simulation, and analysis in support of Electronic Warfare (EW), Electro-Optical Counter Measures, Physics and Missile Warning Systems, including aircraft self-protection, EO/IR and RF countermeasures, scene generation, laser warning, scattering, propagation and turbulence, and EO/IR and RF signature modeling.

Job Duties:
Oversee and manage branch budgets, resources and compliance with institute policies and procedures
Oversee and manage sponsored research in the branch to ensure execution of successful research programs based on sponsor requirements
Support branch operations and coordination across branches within the division and other laboratories of GTRI
Establish, maintain and evolve the strategic vision and execution plan for the branch to enhance sponsored project portfolios and technical capabilities
Train and mentor branch members including research faculty and both undergraduate and graduate students, to develop expertise in EW and electro-optical applications including facilitating publication of novel research activities, professional development and training opportunities
Direct business development activities to include: sponsor engagement, showcasing branch capabilities to internal and external organizations, support sponsor tours, visits and technical meetings
Oversee, author, and contribute to proposals and white papers for sustained branch growth
Conduct administrative actions including the recruitment, hiring and termination of branch personnel, execution of performance appraisals, development and execution of performance improvement plans and review and approval of employee time sheets
Represent the division and laboratory as a subject matter expert at consortiums, symposiums, and expositions
Ensure that all technical work is performed and documented to organizational and DoD standards based on project requirements.
Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

10% - 25% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist II

  • A Masters degree and Master's degree with one or both in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or a related discipline and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree and Master's degree with one or both in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or a related discipline and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree and Master's degree with one or both in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or a related discipline.

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist

  • A Masters degree and Master's degree with one or both in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or a related discipline and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree and Master's degree with one or both in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or a related discipline and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree and Master's degree with one or both in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or a related discipline and four (4) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Experience in program development and leadership of sponsored research projects
Experience collaborating, organizing, teaming and communicating with a diverse team of government sponsors, researchers, and other stakeholders to facilitate project performance
Experience with modeling, simulation, and analysis of RF systems

Preferred Qualifications

Experience leading small to mid-sized teams of research engineers and technical staff
Experience with specific modeling and simulation (M&S) frameworks including environments such as Suppressor, Advanced Framework for Simulation (AFSIM), Enterprise Safety Application Management System (ESAMS), Brawler, and Benchmark
Experience in radar, radar signal processing, tracking, and other related fields

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 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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