Systems Engineer / Model Based Systems Engineer - ELSYS

Smyrna, GA
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Systems Engineer / Model Based Systems Engineer - ELSYS

ID: 494653
Type: Researchers
Location: Smyrna, GA
Categories: Aeronautics, Aerospace, Embedded Systems, Hardware Development/Design, Military Vehicles, Modeling/Simulation, Sensors Integration, System Architecture, System Engineering, Testing

Job Description

The Electronic Systems Laboratory (ELSYS) Systems Engineering Research Division (SERD) is currently seeking a Systems Engineer for 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.


  • Develop and execute novel model-based approaches to support Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition life cycle
  • Apply Model Based System 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
  • Support MBSE business development
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate I

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

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate II

  • A Master’s 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; or
  • A Master’s degree and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree; or
  • A Doctoral degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related field

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in programming and/or modeling and simulation
  • 1+ year of experience with Object Management Group (OMG) SysML tools ( MagicDraw, Cameo Systems Modeler, Enterprise Architect, Rational Rhapsody, etc)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with requirement development and management
  • 3+ years of experience in Java and/or Python programming languages
  • Knowledge of systems engineering and/or aerospace engineering
  • Experience with the DoD Acquisition Process
  • 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

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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