Senior Antenna Research Engineer/Scientist - SEAL

Smyrna, GA
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Senior Antenna Research Engineer/Scientist - SEAL

ID: 494106
Type: Researchers
Location: Smyrna, GA
Categories: Antenna, System Engineering, Testing, Electromagnetics, Mechanical Design & Analysis, Modeling/Simulation, Project/Program Management, Radar, RF

Job Description

The Sensors & Electromagnetic Applications Laboratory (SEAL) of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) in Atlanta, GA is looking for Senior Antenna Engineers and Scientists with interest in assessing the performance of domestic and foreign radar systems. We value bright and intellectually curious professionals and provide a work environment that allows work / life balance and opportunity. We invite you to look for opportunities at GTRI.

Education & Length of Experience

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist

  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related field and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related field and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related field and four (4) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree.

Principal Research Engineer/Scientist

  • A Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related field and eleven (11) years' relevant full-time experience; or
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related field and seven (7) years' relevant full-time experience.

Minimum Quailifications

  • Experience leading teams, developing proposals and mentoring junior researchers.
  • Performance assessment of antenna design and technology
  • Antenna test and integration (including antenna measurements)
  • Modeling and simulation experience with Matlab (experience with electromagnetic computational codes like HFSS and FEKO a plus)
  • Antenna design knowledge
  • Experience with antenna-related hardware
  • Expertise in electromagnetic theory
  • Phased array antenna theory and hardware

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 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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