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Applied Radio Frequency (RF) Systems Engineer Co-op Fall 2019 - ACL

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Atlanta, GA
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Applied Radio Frequency (RF) Systems Engineer Co-op Fall 2019 - ACL

ID: 494341
Type: Students: Co-op
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Algorithm Development, Antenna, Hardware Development/Design, RF, System Engineering, Testing

Job Description

GTRI’s Co-operative Education (“co-op”) program offers you extensive opportunities to participate in diverse scientific and technological endeavors, use state-of-the-art equipment and rapidly improve your technical and leadership skills. The program allows you to alternate three semesters of full-time work at GTRI with semesters of full-time school. Housing and relocation assistance are not available.

A team in the Advanced Concepts Laboratory (ACL) at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is seeking a co-op to start in Fall of 2019. The student will help with benchtop testing and measurement for a large-scale radio frequency (RF) interference mitigation hardware build. The ideal candidate should be interested in:

  • Learning from a large, multi-disciplinary team
  • Thinking critically and creatively to troubleshoot problems and implement solutions for the measurement systems
  • Adapting to contribute to other tasks in the hardware build effort
  • Ensuring quality and consistency during component assembly

Required Minimum Qualifications


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering 
  • Must be registered for co-op credit with your university
  • Must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Python
  • Will be running RF performance verification tests using scripts already created
  • Familiarity with basic RF principles and common hardware
  • Familiarity with cabling and set up of RF assemblies
  • Ability to read and interpret basic mechanical drawings
  • Interest in receiving training in RF test and in a laboratory setting
  • Ability to learn complex engineering concepts
  • Experience in electronic assembly and build is a plus

Hours per Week

40 hours per week

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


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. .



Posted: 2019-07-16 Expires: 2019-08-15

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