EW Technical Demonstrations Researcher -- ELSYS

Dayton, OH 45402

Job Description

The Electronic Warfare (EW) Technical Demonstrations Researcher position in the Test Engineering Division (TEN) performs research for rapid assessment of advanced sensors and Electronic Warfare (EW) technologies. Additionally, the EW Technical Demonstrations Researcher will conduct modeling, simulation, and demonstrations of systems at various Test Readiness Levels (TRL) in the Integrated Demonstrations and Applications Laboratory (IDAL) at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.


  • Build complex Radio Frequency (RF) scenarios based on EW demonstration plans under the guidance of senior researchers and engineer
  • Serve on the IDAL demo team to conduct EW demonstrations per plan
  • Utilize EW expertise to troubleshoot lab and system-under-test issues across specific system demonstrations
  • Analyze data based on EW demonstrations and scenario outputs and develop reports based on the data
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

10% - 25% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist I

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

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with electronic systems

Candidates currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor's degree with a graduation date of May 2021 and skills relevant to this position will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with radar and EW systems testing, verification, and validation
  • Experience in the design and test of EW systems
  • Experience with RF simulation for receiver and jammer systems, including complex modeling and RF simulation of radar systems in lab environments
  • Experience capturing and evaluating waveforms in the frequency and time domains
  • Experience working with EW systems over multiple Test Readiness Levels (TRLs)
  • Experience working with intelligence data products

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

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.

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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Dayton, OH 45402

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