Embedded Computer Software Engineer-- ELSYS

Atlanta, GA 30303
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Job Description

The Electronic Systems Laboratory (ELSYS) Electronic Systems Integration Division (ESID) is currently seeking an Embedded Computer Software Engineer for a full time research position. This position supports system integration and software development projects for Department of Defense manned and unmanned aircraft improvement programs. This position is seeking Embedded Computer Software Engineers with the ability to design, develop and support mission critical software systems on military platforms.


  • Collaborate with Systems Engineers to specify software requirements
  • Document software requirements and design implementations
  • Develop software using approved processes for embedded military system applications
  • Develop and present technical presentations for internal peer reviews and sponsor design reviews
  • Estimate software development activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist I

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

Research Engineer/Scientist II

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

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in developing complex, software intensive, military or avionics systems using software engineering processes and methodologies
  • Software engineering experience with developing in languages such as Ada 95 and/or C/C++.
  • Experience with embedded programming using real-time operating systems (RTOS) or Linux.
  • 3+ years of applicable experience in a technical field which can include a mix of full-time, co-op, and/or student researcher/assistant experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing software for electronic warfare systems
  • Experience with development of secure and/or safety critical systems
  • Experience with avionic data buses (MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429, Ethernet, RS-422, etc), tactical data links, military radios, and open systems architectures
  • Experience developing avionics systems on military transport (e.g. C-130), fighter planes (e.g. F-16, F-22, F-35), or unmanned aircraft
  • Experience integrating and troubleshooting systems
  • Experience with configuration management and requirements management systems
  • Active DoD 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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