Future Wireless Communications Co-op/Intern Spring 2020 - ICL

Atlanta, GA
  • Job Code
    494869
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Future Wireless Communications Co-op/Intern Spring 2020 - ICL

ID: 494869
Type: Students: Co-op
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Electromagnetics, Electronic Warfare, Hardware Development/Design, RF, Signal Processing

Job Description

GTRI’s Cooperative Education (“co-op”) program offers you extensive opportunities to participate in diverse scientific and technological endeavors, use state-of-the-art equipment and rapidly improve your technical and leadership skills. The program allows you to alternate three semesters of full-time work at GTRI with semesters of full-time school. This position is recruiting for either co-op students or single semester full-time internships.

Help and learn from our research engineers to develop adaptive wireless communications systems. Have you ever wanted to work in advanced wireless communications areas such as LTE, IoT, or Wi-Fi? As a co-op or intern, you will get to learn skills in these areas to propel your career forward. If you understand modulation, filtering, and sampling, then you have the basic knowledge to succeed here. We train co-ops with a positive attitude and work ethic into full-time employees upon graduation.

GTRI’s Information and Communications Lab (ICL) Communications Systems and Spectrum Division (CSSD) researches and develops military-grade wireless communications. ICL CSSD fuses multiple technologies including software-defined radio, FPGAs, LTE, circuit board design, 3D printing, and UAVs to solve our customer’s most challenging problems.

Your tasks will include: develop and analyze wireless communications techniques; measure and analyze signals on oscilloscope and spectrum analyzer; travel to test events to collect RF data; work on documentation, drawings, and designs;

Required Minimum Qualifications

Co-op

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Computer Science
  • 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Must be eligible to be approved by your college/university to participate in a co-op program and register for co-op credit with your university during work terms
  • Must be able to complete at least three full-time co-op terms (alternating three terms of full-time work at GTRI with semesters of full-time school) prior to graduation
  • Understand wireless communications concepts: Nyquist sampling, filtering, and modulation/demodulation
  • Experience in 1 or more programming languages: Python, C, C++, or Matlab

Intern

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Computer Science
  • 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Understand wireless communications concepts: Nyquist sampling, filtering, and modulation/demodulation
  • Experience in 1 or more programming languages: Python, C, C++, or Matlab

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understand wireless communications concepts: frequency/phase/timing synchronization, spreading/despreading, and coding/decoding
  • Experience with lab equipment: spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, network analyzer, function generator, and/or arbitrary waveform generator.
  • Experience with Linux command line

Hours per Week

40 hours per week

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

Housing and Relocation

Housing and relocation assistance are not available for this position.

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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