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2018-08-162018-09-15

Associate Branch Head (Applied Decision Systems Branch)-ELSYS

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Atlanta, GA
  • Job Code
    493813
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Associate Branch Head (Applied Decision Systems Branch)-ELSYS

ID: 493813
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Aerospace, Algorithm Development, Data Analytics/Science, High Performance Computing, Machine Learning, Mechanical Design & Analysis, System Architecture, System Engineering, Military Vehicles, Modeling/Simulation, Project/Program Management, Robotics/Automated Systems, Sensors Integration, Software Development/Design

Job Description

The Applied Decision Systems Branch (ADSB) is predominantly focused on the research, development, and implementation of analytical tools and processes to support Department of Defense (DoD) decision making. The Associate Branch Head assists the Branch Head in providing management and technical oversight for sponsored research, supervising the activities of 8-12 full-time research faculty and approximately 4 students. Additionally, the Associate Branch Head is responsible for coordinating with Division leadership on operational activities which include providing monthly performance status reports, staff planning and assignments, oversight of sponsored research projects, and business development activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

• Training and mentoring branch members including research faculty, undergraduate and graduate students, to develop expertise in systems engineering processes and software engineering including facilitating publication of novel research activities, professional development and training opportunities
• Assisting the Branch Head with business development activities to include: sponsor engagement, showcasing branch capabilities to internal/external organizations, support sponsor tours, visits, and technical meetings/briefings
• Writing proposals and white papers for sustained branch growth
• Assisting the Branch Head with administrative actions including Recruiting/Hiring/Terminating branch members, performance appraisals, performance improvement plans, review/approval of employee time sheets, purchase requests, and travel authorizations and expense reports
• Developing novel analytical approaches to capturing information for informing decision makers
• Designing and implementing software tools supporting DoD sponsors in the design and acquisition of applications tools
• Executing model-based systems engineering processes including functional decomposition, requirements development, architectural development, and test program development

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist 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

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist

• A Master’s degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related field and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree; or
• A Doctoral degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related field and four (4) years of relevant full time experience.

Required Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelors degree in a scientific or engineering field
• Candidates should have prior experience leading sponsored research projects and/or leading engineering teams
• Candidates should be able to demonstrate a strong background facilitating dialogue, collaboration, and partnerships among research personnel, government, and industry stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications

• 2+ years' experience in the field of Strategic Decision Support
• 4+ years’ experience in the field of Systems or Software Engineering or a related Technical Field
• Current Research Engineer II/Research Scientist II or higher at GTRI

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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