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Embedded Computer Software Engineer - ELSYS

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Embedded Computer Software Engineer - ELSYS

ID: 493614
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Aircraft, Avionics, Electronic Warfare, Embedded Systems, Missile Warning Systems, Modeling/Simulation, Project/Program Management, Sensors/Optics, Signal Processing, Software Development/Design

The candidate will develop hard and soft real-time software for Department of Defense systems. A good candidate will be interested in tackling challenging problems for the tactical real-time systems found on aircraft, ships, and unmanned vehicles.

Basic Responsibilities
• Develops software for Military embedded system applications dealing with a platform’s offensive and defensive systems
• Develop software requirements and design for new or existing applications
• Documents and presents proposed requirements/design using appropriate visualizations
• Develop software using approved coding standards and processes
• Provides software development estimates


Research Engineer/Scientist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or related disciplines.


• Software engineering experience with development in languages such as Ada 95 and/or C/C++.
• Experience with embedded programming using real-time operating systems (RTOS) or Linux.
• Experience developing software for embedded systems.
• A strong interest in solving the complex problems found in real-time software due to multiple processes and threads working in harmony to accomplish the system’s purpose under time line constraints.
• Strong coordination, organization, teaming and communication abilities
• Works well individually or in a group setting
• Ability to work under pressure and time constraints
• Can successfully present technical information


• Experience with software control of external devices (e.g., actuators, relays, external systems, etc.)
• Experience developing safety-critical software
• Experience with MIL-STD-1553 data bus, avionics systems, Electronic Warfare systems, tactical data links, military radios, and open systems architectures
• Experience with development of security and/or safety critical systems
• Experience developing avionics systems on military transport (e.g. C-130) and fighter planes (F-16, F-22, F-35)
• Experience at companies performing defense or avionics sector
• Active DOD secret clearance


Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.


Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

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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