EW Test & Evaluation Research Engineer (Mid-Level) - ELSYS

Smyrna, GA 30080

Job Description

The Electronic Systems Laboratory (ELSYS) Test Engineering Division (TEN) is currently seeking an mid-level Electronic Warfare (EW) Test and Evaluation (T&E) Research Engineer for a full time research faculty position. TEN conducts EW T&E research creating specialized hardware and software tool sets. Specific research areas include Missile Warning System (MWS), Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) and Electronic Attack (EA) test applications. The candidate will work in a highly interactive small research team of hardware and software developers and analysts developing Hardware-in-the-loop (HITL) test systems that are used to provide high fidelity simulation of a real-time Elecro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR), Radio Frequency (RF), and Avionics environment for testing EW systems.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Design specialized hardware for EW HITL systems in support of high fidelity simulations for testing EW systems
  • Develop and analyze EW HITL systems supporting real-time Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) and Radio Frequency (RF) testing in avionics environments
  • Test and troubleshoot EW HITL systems to ensure system accuracy
  • Lead small to mid-sized teams and/or projects
  • 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

  • Candidates currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelors degree program relevant to this position will be considered. Candidate must have a graduation date of no later than December, 2019.
  • Experience with systems engineering processes
  • 5+ years of experience in design, development and/or testing of EW or Avionics Systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of architectures, functions, and interfaces for EW and Avionics Systems
  • Experience with relevant interfaces, including MIL-STD-1553, Ethernet, serial, discrete and analog interfaces
  • Experience troubleshooting and debugging Hardware (HW) and Software (SW) systems
  • Active SECRET security 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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