Information Systems Engineer -- ELSYS

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

The Information Systems Engineer in the Electronic Systems Lab (ELSYS) will conduct government-sponsored research developing and integrating information and security assurance systems. These systems will support classified/closed complex network architectures for avionics and aircraft protection of Department of Defense (DoD) programs. This position will lead the technical design and support of end-user computing environments.

Job Duties

  • Define specific requirements and develop information systems to execute DoD sponsor high-level requirements
  • Develop and manage information systems infrastructure needed to support software code development in dedicated or cloud environments
  • Conduct research regarding information systems technology and integrate technologies into complex electronic systems
  • Conduct IT and security assurance systems research and integrate technologies into complex electronic systems.
  • Perform engineering-level analysis of hardware, software, and firmware of systems
  • Analyze and research solutions to allow low-level hardware and legacy equipment to operate in a secure environment
  • Design security and continuous monitoring plans for systems and supplied government furnished information and equipment
  • Research and develop continuous integration systems for software development on DoD sponsored projects
  • Ensure compliance with DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) standards
  • Conduct formal testing of software and hardware solutions
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist I

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

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

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience setting up and maintaining IT systems and infrastructure
  • Experience with Transition Control Protocol (TCP)/Internet Protocol (IP), IP configuration, peer-to-peer networking, and IP addressing and subnetting
  • Experience with configuring and troubleshooting computer networks
  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory (AD), Microsoft Group Policy Objects (GPOs), Domain Name System (DNS), and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with developing scripts using languages such as Bash, PowerShell, VBScript, and/or Python
  • Experience with Cybersecurity principles and protection methods
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) practices
  • Experience with software deployment models

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.

Benefits at GTRI

Comprehensive information on currently offered GTRI benefits, including Health & Welfare, Retirement Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Time Off, and Professional Development, can be found through this link:

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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