Opto-Electronics / Imaging Systems Co-op/Intern -Summer 2021 - EOSL

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

GTRIs Cooperative Education (co-op) program offers you extensive opportunities to participate in diverse scientific and technological endeavors, use state-of-the-art equipment, and rapidly improve your technical and leadership skills. The program allows you to alternate three semesters of full-time work at GTRI with semesters of full-time school.

The Opto-Electronics (OE) Branch in the Electro-Optical Systems Innovation Division (EOSID) with the Electro-Optical Systems Laboratory (EOSL) within the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) seeks a Co-op/Intern starting the summer 2021 semester. The candidate will work with teams on projects which identify novel EO/IR sensing modalities, analyze and develop prototype optical systems and associated algorithms, and identify electro-optical hardware/software components (lenses, telescopes, modulators, detectors, amplifiers, computing architectures, etc.) required to implement the aforementioned systems.

EOSIDs research is performed in all areas of the imaging chain. From basic geometric/radiometric modeling and analysis, through design and fabrication, to test and evaluation in the field, our team provides subject matter expertise to our customers in order to solve their most challenging problems. Our portfolio consists of research programs in and related to the following application areas: Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR); Undersea Warfare; Atmospheric Optics; Tactical Imaging, e.g. Degraded Visual Environments (DVE); Automatic Target Recognition; Intelligence Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (PED); Free-space Optical Communications; Space Situational Awareness (SSA); Tagging, Tracking, and Locating (TTL); Remote Sensing; etc.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Pursuing a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Software Engineering, Imagining Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Computer Science, or a related discipline.
3.0 or higher GPA
Must be eligible to be approved by your college/university to participate in a co-op program and register for co-op credit with your university during work terms.
Must be able to complete at least three full-time co-op terms (alternating three terms of full-time work at GTRI with semesters of full-time school) prior to graduation.
Experience in 1 or more programming languages (C, C++, Python, Java, ROS, etc..)

Intern

Pursuing a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Software Engineering, Imagining Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Computer Science, or a related discipline.
3.0 or higher GPA
Work term begins May 2021

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in FPGA programming (Verilog, VHDL, etc..)
Experience with design, development, and integration of embedded electronic systems
Experience with Lidar and/or optical testing equipment
Task/team leadership experience
Strong math skills and ability to learn complex engineering concepts
Familiarity with Linux and open-source tools
Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas

Hours 

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

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

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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