Senior/Principal Research Scientist/Engineer - SEAL

Smyrna, GA
  • Job Code
    495032
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Senior/Principal Research Scientist/Engineer - SEAL

ID: 495032
Type: Researchers
Location: Smyrna, GA
Categories: Testing, Mechanical Design & Analysis, Radar, Sensors Integration, Signal Processing, System Architecture, System Engineering, Antenna, Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics/Science, IR, ISR & Tactical Systems, Lidar, Algorithm Development

Job Description

The Georgia Tech Research Institute is seeking senior research engineers or scientists with expertise of hardware/software development, system engineering, system integration, and test planning and execution. Candidates will support SEAL’s Command and Control Communication Program Office (C3PO) in the analysis, technology assessment and prototyping of C2 nodes and platforms. Candidates will lead technical cross functional teams in the designing analysis and implementation of alternative hardware and software technologies to update these nodes and in the prototyping of next generation technologies. Candidates should have strong problem-solving skills and the ability to develop creative solutions to complex technical and managerial problems.

In addition to performing applied research, candidates are expected to manage research efforts and to support business development activities. Business development includes the identification of research topics, conceptualization and formulation of research efforts, interaction with potential sponsors, and writing white papers and proposals. Candidates will be expected to direct research in a team
setting and to manage resources and budgets. Researchers are expected to be able to work independently as well as in teams. Applicants are required to possess both good written and oral skills in order to document and convey one's research to both internal and external customers on a regular basis.

Travel Requirements

10% - 25% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist

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

Principal Research Engineer/Scientist

  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics and eleven (11) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience in hardware or software prototyping development, system integration and/or test planning and execution
  • One or more years of experience managing technical teams
  • Experience presenting research in front of customers and peers
  • Ideal candidate should have strong interpersonal and communications skills

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal candidate has relevant experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • RF/Digital hardware development and testing
  • Robotics/Automation
  • Machine-learning/Artificial Intelligence
  • Test planning and execution

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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