Systems Engineer/Model Based Systems Engineer - ELSYS

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

The Systems Engineer/Model-Based Systems Engineer in Electronic Systems Laboratory (ELSYS) Systems Engineering Research Division (SERD) is a full-time research faculty position in the Model-Based Systems Engineering Research, Education & Applications Branch (MREAB). This position supports the Department of Defense (DoD) in the effort to use model-based and data-driven processes across multiple functionalities to improve acquisition decisions and system life cycle support.

Job Duties:

  • Develop and execute novel model-based approaches to support the DoD acquisition life cycle
  • Apply Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) tool suites to enable the use of model-based best practices in DoD acquisition and system life cycle support
  • Support industry stakeholders and DoD sponsors in the application of MBSE to Tradespace analysis, design, and acquisition
  • Execute MBSE processes including functional decomposition, requirements development, architectural development, and test program development
  • Present technical and program management presentations to government sponsors
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related field.

Research Engineer/Scientist II

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

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • 1+ years of experience using an Object Management Group (OMG) Systems Modeling Language (SysML) tool to author SysML models(e.g. MagicDraw, Cameo Systems Modeler, Enterprise Architect, Rational Rapsody, etc.)
  • Experience in Object-Oriented programming and/or modeling and simulation
  • Candidates currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelors degree with a graduation date of May 2021 and skills relevant to this position will be considered

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the DoD Acquisition process
  • Experience with requirements development and management
  • Experience with using, creating, or evaluating open architecture frameworks
  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering (SE) and/or aerospace engineering
  • 3+ years experience in Java and/or Python programming languages
  • Familiarity with the DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF)
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas to non-technical audiences

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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