Microelectronics Engineer I / II - EOSL

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

The Microelectronics Engineer in the Radio Frequency Photonics and Materials Division (RFPAM) will support GTRI's research portfolio in the areas of advanced materials fabrication and characterization, thin film deposition, and heterogeneous material integration and testing. The RF Photonics and Materials Division (RFPAM) currently performs advanced research and development that involves the development of new material and microelectronic device technologies, spacecraft hardware, electronic integrated circuits, and RF/millimeter-wave devices. The components and sub-systems are used in a variety of systems and applications, primarily for aerospace and national security platforms.

Job Duties

  • Perform thin film deposition of advanced engineered materials.
  • Analyze and characterize various materials and devices for aerospace and national security applications.
  • Work with common electronic packaging equipment such as lithography, etching, dicing saws, wire bonders, etc.
  • Operate and enhance the capabilities of an existing satellite control ground station.
  • Assist in other activities as directed.

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related discipline.

Research Engineer/Scientist II

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

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 2021.
  • Experience with mechanical, diffusion, cryo and turbo-pumped vacuum systems, and/or chillers
  • Experience with DC/RF sputtering, thermal and e-beam evaporation, molecular beam epitaxy, and/or atomic layer
    deposition equipment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Top Secret Clearance
  • Amateur radio license

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: https://hr.gatech.edu/benefits

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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