Physics Modeling and Simulation -Senior Engineer -EOSL

Atlanta, GA
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Physics Modeling and Simulation -Senior Engineer -EOSL

ID: 494736
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Acoustics, Electronic Warfare, High Performance Computing, IR, Missile Warning Systems, Modeling/Simulation, Signal Processing, Software Development/Design

Job Description

This job is for a full time research faculty position in the Electronic Warfare Modeling and Analysis Division (EWMAD) within the Electro-Optical Systems Laboratory (EOSL) at Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). Responsibilities include modeling, simulation and analysis as well as developing innovative solutions for EO/IR algorithms to support Electronic Warfare (EW) research.

EWMAD performs modeling, simulation, and analysis in support of various Electro-Optical Counter Measures, Physics and Missile Warning Systems EW studies, including aircraft self-protection, countermeasures, scene generation, laser warning, scattering, propagation and turbulence, and EO/IR signature modeling. Our team has a diversity of backgrounds and skill sets, and a typical project team is composed of programmers, EO/IR engineers Physicists and Countermeasures experts. While our work is applied research, it runs the gamut from "blue sky" concepts for the future battlespace to modeling-based solutions to be fielded on today's aircraft.

Education & Length of Experience

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist

  • A Master’s degree in CE, CS, EE, Math and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Doctoral degree in and four (4) years of relevant full time experience.

Principal Research Engineer/Scientist

  • A Master’s degree in CE, CS, EE, Math and eleven (11) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Doctoral degree in CE, CS, EE, Math and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience.

Required Minimum Qualifications

• Write software to model various EW systems
• Assist in the design, development, and demonstration of EW simulation experiments
• Develop and integrate scripts to allow researchers to gather and analyze critical data from the simulation runs
• Perform analysis on the simulations to determine the efficacy of EW techniques and optimize the techniques
• Document analysis and maintain configuration management of all software and experiments
• Travel may be involved, as project work may occur in Atlanta or at a location other than Atlanta

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in 1 or more programming languages
• Strong math skills and ability to learn complex engineering concepts
• Familiarity with Linux and open source tools
• Configuration management tools
• Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas to non-technical audience
• Ability to work independently as well as in a dynamic team environment

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

Secret Clearance

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s 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. .



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