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Avionics System Designer - ELSYS

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Atlanta, GA
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Avionics System Designer - ELSYS

ID: 493650
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Aeronautics, Aerospace, Aircraft, Algorithm Development, Avionics, Countermeasures, Electromagnetics, Electronic Warfare, Human Factors, Military Vehicles, Missile Warning Systems, Modeling/Simulation, Project/Program Management, Radar, Sensors Integration, Signal Processing, Software Development/Design, System Architecture, System Engineering

This position supports system integration and software development projects for Department of Defense aircraft improvement programs.

As a Systems Engineer you will need to:

• Develop system level requirements from high-level sponsor requirements, decompose and allocate requirements into a system design describing the architecture structure, and allocation of behavior and data interfaces to hardware and software components.
• Technically coordinate a cross-functional team to develop technical solutions for our DoD sponsors ensuring all products meet allocated requirements and design
• Serve as the technical expert on assigned projects and systems including use models, associated products’ capabilities, system interfaces, engineering tools, and the roadmap for current and future updates. The candidate will utilize this expertise to advise the sponsor and promote the sponsor’s position in meetings.
• Manage the product backlog and system deficiency reports.
• Utilize existing system specifications, interface definitions, and aircraft drawings in the development of solutions.
• Ensure that all technical work is performed and documented to appropriate professional standards.
• Design and manage the laboratory configuration for assigned projects.
• Integrate system products in laboratory and fielded settings. Analyze flight and laboratory data to determine if system requirements and project objectives are met; and isolate anomalies to hardware and software components.
• Develop quantitative feasibility analyses on possible solutions toward increasing system effectiveness and ability to integrate new technologies.


Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/ Associate I

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


  • Experience in system engineering processes and methodologies applicable to complex military systems development.
  • 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.
  • Minimum 5 years of applicable experience in a technical field.


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. .



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