Software Engineer - Huntsville AL - ASL

Huntsville, AL 35801
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Job Description

The Applied Systems Laboratory (ASL) of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) in Huntsville, AL is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to fill a position for the Data Analytics Branch within the Air and Missile Defense Systems Division. The successful candidate will work in a team environment with Ballistic Missile Defense Systems (BMDS) software developers and system analysts to develop software for Missile Defense Agency (MDA) flight, ground, and digital test performance evaluation and BMDS capability assessment.

ASL conducts world-class applied research in system modeling, simulation, analysis, testing, evaluation, and software development to support the government sponsors.

Job Duties:

The successful candidate will be responsible for activities including but not limited to:

  • Provide software engineering support for integration of new or upgraded data analysis capabilities into the Modular Analysis and Reporting Suite (MARS) software
  • Provide technical expertise for Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) processing, data analysis, and data visualization of BMDS flight, ground, and digital test event data for system performance evaluation.
  • Collaborate with system analysts to elaborate concepts, define requirements, develop prototypes, and solicit feedback
  • Perform analysis trades and develop algorithms to support the implementation of features
  • Support planning meetings and working groups

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Associate I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline.

Research Engineer/Scientist/Associate II

  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • 3-10 years prior experience in software development and software engineering
  • Experience in development/analysis of DoD systems, architectures, or technologies
  • The candidate must be self-motivated, possess communication skills, and work in a multi-tasking team environment
  • Experience in software development methodologies and structured approaches to software development
  • Experience in design, development, and testing software in numerous languages to include:
    • .NET software development with Microsoft Visual Studio
    • C# Windows applications 
    • SQL Server experience (query development and optimization)
    • GUI development
  • The candidate must be self-motivated, possess communication skills, and work in a multi-tasking team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • Experience working in a classified environment
  • Agile Development Practices
  • Experience performing trade studies or other comparisons of software techniques/toolsets to support architecture decisions
  • Knowledge of BMDS processes, procedures, analysis, and architectures
  • Experience mining big data and utilizing data analytics techniques
  • Experience using Tableau for data visualization and analysis

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

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes mission of solving the worlds 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. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.


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