Electronic Warfare and Avionics Software Researcher (Experienced) -- ELSYS

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

The Electronic Warfare (EW) and Avionics Software Researcher in the Test Engineering Division (TEN) will develop software applications, and lead teams developing applications for EW and Avionics Hardware-in-the-Loop (HITL) test systems. These systems provide high fidelity simulation of real-time Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR), Radio Frequency (RF) and Avionics environments for testing EW and Avionics systems in order to protect aircraft from ground and airborne threats.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Design and development of EW and avionics HITL software systems
  • Debug and test of EW and avionics HITL systems
  • Research of EO/IR and RF simulation methods and standards
  • Research of EW and Avionics systems reprogramming, mission data and testing
  • Provide guidance to less experienced researchers developing EW and Avionics Systems
  • Publish or provide contributions to research papers associated with EW and Avionics systems
  • Develop and deliver software products supporting EW systems to the sponsor community
  • Lead small research teams in the design and development of EW and Avionics HITL SW

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist II

  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related degree field. and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related degree field. and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related degree field.

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist

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

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Windows software development experience for EW and/or Avionics systems or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with one or more of the following: C# (WinForms, XAML and ASP.NET), C++ and Python
  • Experience with Embedded programming, Real-time Operating Systems (RTOS)
  • Knowledge of EW and Avionics Systems architecture, function and interface
  • Relevant interfaces, including MIL-STD-1553, Ethernet, serial, discrete and analog interfaces
  • Familiar with computer vision and machine learning concepts and applications
  • Experience leading small to mid-sized technical tasks and/or teams
  • Experience creating and conducting technical presentations
  • 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 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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