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Test Engineer - ELSYS

ID: 493621
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Testing

This position supports system and software test of embedded and Windows software for Department of Defense aircraft improvement programs.

As a Test Engineer you will need to:

• Develop and update test plans, procedures and report documentation.
• Execute developed test procedures and document results in a formal setting.
• Technically coordinate with a cross-functional team to develop test solutions for our DoD sponsor ensuring all products meet allocated requirements and design through formal testing.
• Maintain and create test scripts, files and data that support formal testing.
• Work in an integrated product team and understand system and unit level requirements in order to create test plans and procedures.
• Utilize existing system specifications, interface definitions, and aircraft avionics in the development of test procedures.
• Ensure that all technical work is performed and documented to appropriate professional standards.
• Develop test estimates for proposed work and status current tasking.


Research Engineer/Scientist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or related field of study.


• Experience in test engineering processes and methodologies applicable to complex military systems development.
• Manual, ad hoc, black and white box testing.
• Strong collaboration, organization, teaming and communication abilities.
• Ability to work well individually or in a group setting.
• Ability to work under pressure and time constraints.
• Ability to create and deliver technical presentations effectively.


• Python or similar scripting language.
• Experience with MIL-STD-1553 data bus, avionics systems, Electronic Warfare systems, tactical data links, military radios, and open systems architectures.
• Experience with system security and safety engineering.
• Experience with configuration management and requirements management systems.
• Experience directing small teams of employees as a task leader


Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.


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. .



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.

The strong academic work ethic at Tech is balanced by a collegiate atmosphere incorporating both intercollegiate and intramural sports, campus traditions, and some 400 student organizations.

Alongside their academic achievements, Tech students are also active in the community, earning a well-rounded education through community service activities.

As a leading technological university, Georgia Tech has more than 100 centers focused on interdisciplinary research that consistently contribute vital research and innovation to American government, industry, and business.

There is no doubt that Georgia Tech stands out as a distinctively different kind of university, one that is eagerly encouraging and developing the revolutionary technologies of the 21st century.

Equipped with the extremely rich resources of an outstanding student body and faculty; strong partnerships with business, industry, and government; and support from alumni and friends, Georgia Tech is designing a future of global preeminence, leadership, and service.

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Atlanta, GA

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