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The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is looking for a hardware oriented engineer who enjoys challenging technical problems, creating innovative solutions, and fielding those solutions. We value bright, curious, and motivated individuals and we provide a work environment that allows such individuals to be successful and grow professionally.

Job Duties

The Georgia Tech Research Institute has opportunities for research engineers within the Sensor and Systems Engineering Division (SSED). SSED projects focus on developing hardware for a wide range of Department of Defense applications. Hardware development includes designing and building custom hardware, modifying existing hardware, implementing solutions using general purpose hardware, and re-purposing hardware. Applications primarily include radar, electronic warfare, and embedded signal processing but often span into communication systems, surveillance systems, and other remote sensing applications.

Travel Requirements

10% - 25% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist II

  • A Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelors degree program relevant to this position will be considered
  • Mechanical design experience using common design tools (SolidWorks preferred)
  • Thermal analysis experience
  • Stress analysis experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS or Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • At least two years of full-time work experience
  • Hobbies or extracurricular activities that contribute to the applicants technical ability

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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