8 hours
2018-06-212018-07-21

Senior Radar/Electronic Warfare Researcher - SEAL

Smyrna, GA
  • Job Code
    493554
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Senior Radar/Electronic Warfare Researcher - SEAL

ID: 493554
Type: Researchers
Location: Smyrna, GA
Categories: Aircraft, Electronic Warfare, Modeling/Simulation, Other, Radar, Testing

Job Description

The Sensor Protection Technologies Program Office of the Sensors and Electromagnetic Applications Laboratory (SEAL) of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is seeking a qualified individual to lead and contribute to a wide range of programs related to the development and flight-testing of radar and electronic warfare systems. 

Education & Length of Experience

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist 

  • A Master’s degree in Engineering or MA in Military Science or other field related to defense systems and defense electronics, or equivalent combination of education and experience and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree in Engineering or MA in Military Science or other field related to defense systems and defense electronics, or equivalent combination of education and experience and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree Engineering or MA in Military Science or other field related to defense systems and defense electronics, or equivalent combination of education and experience 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 Engineering or MA in Military Science or other field related to defense systems and defense electronics, or equivalent combination of education and experience and eleven (11) years' relevant full-time experience; or
  • A Doctoral degree in Engineering or MA in Military Science or other field related to defense systems and defense electronics, or equivalent combination of education and experience and seven (7) years' relevant full-time experience.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • A proven record of successfully planning and executing one or more large radar or EW flight test programs for the US Department of Defense;
  • Direct experience in interfacing with major US military test and training ranges and an understanding of their strengths and limitations
  • Experience in developing tactics, techniques and procedures for operational aircraft and in training pilots and operators on their implementation;
  • Strong familiarity and 4+ years of experience with US radar systems, particularly airborne surveillance systems
  • Familiarity with radar and/or electronic warfare and their operational impacts on US weapon systems;
  • Demonstrated ability to perform training and instruction on topics such as radar, electronic warfare, and relevant tactics.
  • A proven record of managing large complex tasks, including planning and tracking staffing, schedule, purchase, and financial data
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills and ability to interface effectively with engineers, managers, and civilian and military customers
  • Familiarity with foreign military sales

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 Top 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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