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Signatures Subject Matter Expert (SME) - ACL

Atlanta, GA
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Signatures Subject Matter Expert (SME) - ACL

ID: 493481
Type: Researchers, Researchers: Contract
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Aeronautics, Aircraft, Antenna, Electromagnetics, Modeling/Simulation, Radar, RF

Job Description

The position is for a Signatures Subject Matter Expert (SME) in low observable (LO) signature management and technologies with broad experience in radar cross section (RCS) and infrared (IR) signatures. Understanding of materials, aerodynamics, acoustics, and mechanical aircraft design is highly desired. The position requires very strong communication skills and a demonstrated ability to summarize, present, and document complex technical concepts in a readily comprehensible manner.

The SME will provide expertise for special projects related reviews and analysis. The SME will typically work without detailed technical direction following overall program goals and deadlines. The SME may be called upon to provide technical direction for other engineers and support staff. The SME will participate and sometimes lead various internal process teams and ad-hoc groups to develop overall programmatic plans, processes, and concepts. The SME will work closely with support staff to accomplish program goals and objectives. The SME will identify, recommend, and execute tasks to improve the overall program product.

  • Requires ability to review, understand, and summarize a large number of technical documents quickly and efficiently.
  • Requires the ability to prioritize and adjust multiple tasks to accomplish project goals.
  • Requires the continued development and execution of existing 2-4 technical instructional meetings per year using industry and government instructors and the publication of supporting instructional materials.

Education & Length of Experience

Principal Research Engineer/Scientist

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

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • 15+ years of experience in LO research and development (R&D).
  • Current/Active Secret DoD Security Clearance with ability to obtain TS SSBI
  • Able to perform work in an approved, secure environment during specified work hours.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in an Engineering or Physics or Mathematics
  • Current TS SSBI Security Clearance
  • Experience in leading technical objectives as part of a sponsored research program or project

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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Atlanta, GA

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