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Radar / Electronic Warfare Researcher (Dev. and Flight Test) - SEAL 944

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

Smyrna, GA
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Title: Radar / Electronic Warfare Researcher (Dev. and Flight Test) - SEAL 944
JobID: 944
Location: Smyrna, GA

Title: Radar / Electronic Warfare Research Associate

Position: Full-Time Research Faculty

Level: Research Engineer/Scientist/Associate II, Senior Research Engineer/Scientist/Associate


Primary Location: Cobb County Research Facility

Travel Required: Up to 50%

Lab: Sensors & Electromagnetic Applications Lab (SEAL)

Reporting To:

Job Description:

The Sensor Protection Technologies Program Office of the Sensors and Electromagnetic Applications Laboratory (SEAL) of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is seeking a qualified individual to lead and contribute to a wide range of programs related to the development and flight-testing of radar and electronic warfare systems. 




Education:  MS in Engineering or MA in Military Science or other field related to defense systems and defense electronics; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: 5-10 years of experience related to defense systems


  • A proven record of successfully planning and executing one or more large radar or EW flight test programs for the US Department of Defense;
  • Direct experience in interfacing with major US military test and training ranges and an understanding of their strengths and limitations
  • Experience in developing tactics, techniques and procedures for operational aircraft and in training pilots and operators on their implementation;
  • Strong familiarity and 8+ years of experience with US radar systems, particularly airborne surveillance systems
  • Familiarity with radar and/or electronic warfare and their operational impacts on US weapon systems;
  • Demonstrated ability to perform training and instruction on topics such as radar, electronic warfare, and relevant tactics.
  • A proven record of managing large complex tasks, including planning and tracking staffing, schedule, purchase, and financial data
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills and ability to interface effectively with engineers, managers, and civilian and military customers
  • Familiarity with foreign military sales

Other: Candidates must be US citizens able to obtain a Department of Defense security clearance.  Current active Top Secret and SCI clearances are desired but not a requirement.  Selection process will include passing a pre-employment background screening.