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2018-06-142018-07-14

Senior Radar Research Engineer - SEAL

Smyrna, GA
  • Job Code
    493536
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Senior Radar Research Engineer - SEAL

ID: 493536
Type: Researchers
Location: Smyrna, GA
Categories: Radar, System Engineering

Job Description

The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is looking for an experienced Radar Engineer who can think outside of the box and doesn’t want to do the same old thing every day. We value bright, intellectually curious, growth oriented professionals and provide a work environment that allows a good work / life balance.

This opportunity is within the Sensors and Electromagnetic Applications Laboratory (SEAL) Lab.  SEAL researchers investigate and develop radio/microwave frequency sensor systems, with particular emphasis on radar systems engineering; electronic protection and electronic attack; ELINT; COMINT; MASINT; electromagnetic environmental effects; radar system performance modeling and simulation; signal, array, and data processing; sensor fusion; and antenna technology.

Grow your Radar expertise, help to architect solutions, build more Radar business. In this role you will utilize your SME in radar to win research work, architect solutions and deliver solutions to challenging radar problems. There will be a heavy emphasis on business development activities including briefing customers and writing proposal.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience delivering radar solutions as a system engineer, have deep theoretical radar knowledge, have managed IRADs, and have interest in business development.

Education & Length of Experience

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist

  • A Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other related field of study and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other related field of study and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other related field of study 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 Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other related field of study and eleven (11) years' relevant full-time experience; or
  • A Doctoral degree in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other related field of study and seven (7) years' relevant full-time experience.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Expertise in radar, electromagnetics, applied math or signal processing.
  • Expertise managing IRADs
  • Experience briefing customers, writing proposal and business development.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some work experience with DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) and / or  AFRL (Air Force Research Laboratory)
  • MATLAB expertise
  • Ability to work in a research environment where there are many unknowns and undiscovered paths (ambiguity etc.) 1-3 people per project as opposed to huge development programs.

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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Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Georgia Institute of Technology is a leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology.

Ranked as the #7 best public university, Georgia Tech provides a focused, technologically based education to more than 21,500 undergraduate and graduate students.

Georgia Tech has many nationally recognized programs, all top-ranked by peers and publications alike, and is ranked in the nation’s top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report.

Degrees are offered through the colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Sciences, the Scheller College of Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

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