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EW/ISR MS&A Engineer - ELSYS

ID: 493594
Type: Researchers
Location: Dayton, OH
Categories: Algorithm Development, Artificial Intelligence, Countermeasures, Electronic Warfare, High Performance Computing, IR, Machine Learning, Modeling/Simulation, Radar, RF, Signal Processing, Software Development/Design, System Engineering

Job Description

The Dayton Operations Branch (DOB) of GTRI's ELSYS Systems Engineering Research Division is seeking qualified individuals to lead and contribute to a wide range of programs developing algorithms, tools and performing Systems Engineering and Modeling, Simulation & Analysis (MS&A) of advanced systems with a focus on Electronic Warfare (EW) and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) for our various sponsors at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB).

As part of the research team in Dayton the position affords many opportunities to and work directly with the sponsors on base at WPAFB including the Air Force Research Laboratories (AFRL) and the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC).
GTRI and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) are complementary institutions that work together to solve customers’ technical problems. Our strong connection to Georgia Tech opens the door to the vast intellectual resources of one of America’s leading research universities. We offer stability, worldclass benefits and a flexible career path in an applied research and development environment.

Job Duties:
- Develop and execute state-of-the-art algorithms and M&S tools to perform critical analysis of system performance
- Develop and integrate scripts to gather and analyze critical data from the simulation runs
- Assist in the design, development, and demonstration of simulation experiments
- Perform and document analysis on system performance
- Interface regularly with sponsors at WPAFB

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Computer/Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or related fields.

Research Engineer/Scientist II

  • A Master’s degree in Electrical/Computer/Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or related fields. and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical/Computer/Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or related fields.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • 2-5 years of relevant experience preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Systems Engineering and especially MS&A experience desired; but a background in research, design and analysis in any science or engineering related field accepted.
  • MATLAB, C/C++, Python, Fortran
  • Strong math skills and ability to learn complex engineering concepts
  • Knowledge of Electronic Warfare (EW) domain
  • Experience with Modeling and Simulation (especially standard Air Force models such as AFSIM, Suppressor, ESAMS, or STORM)
  • Familiarity with Linux and open source tools
  • Configuration management tools (git and Atlassian tool suite preferred)
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas to nontechnical audience
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a dynamic team environment

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

Secret Clearance

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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