Information Systems Engineer -- ELSYS

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

The Information Systems Engineer position in the Electronic Systems Lab (ELSYS) will conduct government sponsored research developing and integrating information and security assurance systems into complex network architectures. This position will lead the technical design and support of end-user computing environments.

Job Duties

  • Maintain end-user IT Device(s) (provisioning, deploying, patching, maintaining, backups, security, networking)
  • Conduct IT and security assurance systems research and integrate technologies into complex electronic systems
  • Design and maintain Information Technology (IT) systems to support various sponsored research projects
  • Implement and maintain client and server software used to support project management and software development
  • Integrate complex systems to communicate with each other
  • Implement Infrastructure as Code for configuration management solutions
  • Maintain virtual machines and the environment they run on (ESXi/vCenter/etc.)
  • Deploy security control configuration to systems using configuration management tools
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience


Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist

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

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor's degree program relevant to this position will be considered.  Candidate must have a graduation date of no later than December.
  • Experience with maintaining Apple systems in an enterprise environment
  • Experience with troubleshooting hardware and software issues on computer workstations and servers
  • 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

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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Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Georgia Institute of Technology is a leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology.

Ranked as the #7 best public university, Georgia Tech provides a focused, technologically based education to more than 21,500 undergraduate and graduate students.

Georgia Tech has many nationally recognized programs, all top-ranked by peers and publications alike, and is ranked in the nation’s top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report.

Degrees are offered through the colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Sciences, the Scheller College of Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

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