Military Systems Intern - Spring 2022- ATAS

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

GTRIs Force Protection Systems Branch (FPSB) in the Aerospace and Acoustics Technologies Division (AATD) within the Aerospace, Transportation, and Advanced Systems Laboratory (ATAS) seeks students with interests in systems engineering, test and evaluation, and data analysis. Students will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the following areas:
Systems engineering design of complex system-of-systems
Command and Control systems requirements analysis
Operational requirements assessment
Performing aerodynamic trade studies and mission performance
Analyzing sensor performance involving both active and passive sensing modalities
Documentation of physical phenomenology that determines UAS signatures and sensor performance
Test and Evaluation of unmanned systems and related technologies

Students will likely split time between GTRIs Cobb County and GT-campus locations.

Required Minimum Qualifications


Pursuing a Bachelors degree in Aerospace Engineering or related technical field
 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA

Preferred Qualifications

Proficiency using MATLAB or similar data analysis tools to evaluate complex data sets
Strong math skills and ability to learn complex engineering concepts
 Understanding of operational concepts involving complex system architectures
Experience working in teams to accomplish tasks and meet mutual objectives
Ability to clearly articulate technical ideas and concepts using verbal and written communication skills
Prior military experience or involvement in DoD projects and applications
Active DoD Security Clearance

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

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.

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 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.

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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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