1+ months

Advanced Warfighting Assessment Researcher I/II - ACL

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

GTRI's Advanced Warfighting Technologies Division in the Advanced Concepts Laboratory seeks qualified candidates for the position of Advanced Warfighting Assessment Engineer. The role of this position is to apply technical skills to support the development and assessment of advanced warfighting technologies and concepts.

The position involves characterizing unmanned systems and associated enablers through laboratory testing and operational field testing as well as multi-modal signature collection and analysis.

The Advanced Warfighting Technologies Division provides world-class, forward-looking thought leadership and turn-key, best-of-class technical solutions to the countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) and improvised threat enterprise for U.S. Government and other sponsors. Expected duties include:

  • Rapid data processing
  • Data analysis
  • Test planning and design
  • Assessment development

Qualified candidates will be enthusiastic about learning about new technologies and assessing ways for them to be used in operational environments for the warfighter.

Travel Requirements

10% - 25% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, or a related discipline.

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate II

  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, or a related discipline and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, 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, Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, or a related discipline.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Must be able and willing to travel in support of field test events
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Must be eligible to obtain a DoD Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree preferred / Strong desire to pursue an advanced degree
  • Knowledge of Matlab, Python
  • Experience in the development of unmanned systems
  • Active DoD clearance
  • Ability to write and execute test plans
  • Ability to rapidly develop scripts and process data

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 Top Secret Clearance upon hire

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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Posted: 2020-08-27 Expires: 2020-12-24

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