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Avionics System Engineer - ELSYS

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

ID: 494773
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Aeronautics, Aerospace, Aircraft, Avionics, Electronic Warfare, Embedded Systems, Threat Systems, RF, Sensors Integration, Software Development/Design, System Architecture, System Engineering, Testing, Hardware Development/Design, Instrumentation, Mechanical Design & Analysis, Military Vehicles, Missile Warning Systems, Project/Program Management

Job Description

The Electronic Systems Laboratory (ELSYS) Electronic Systems Integration Division (ESID) is currently seeking an Avionics System Engineer for a full time research position in the Electronic Systems Engineering Branch (ESEB). This position supports system integration and software development projects for Department of Defense (DoD) aircraft improvement programs.


• Develop, decompose and allocate sponsor requirements into system designs describing the architecture structure, allocation of behavior, and data interfaces to hardware and software components
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop technical solutions for our DoD sponsors ensuring all products meet allocated requirements and design
• Serve as a technical expert on assigned projects and systems to include keeping up-to-date on use models, system capabilities, system interfaces, engineering tools, and road maps for current and future updates
• Utilize technical expertise to advocate customer's position to broader development community
• Manage product backlog and system deficiency reports
• Utilize system specifications, interface definitions, and aircraft drawings to develop solutions
• Integrate system components and support equipment in a laboratory and/or fielded setting
• Isolate hardware and software component anomalies
• Analyze flight and laboratory data to determine if system requirements are met
• Design and manage laboratory configurations for assigned projects
• Ensure that all technical work is developed to meet military, safety, and security standards
• Perform other duties as assigned

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate I

• A Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related field

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate 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
• A Master’s degree and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree

Required Minimum Qualifications

• Experience developing complex, software intensive, military or avionics systems using system engineering processes and methodologies
• Experience creating and conducting technical presentations
• Minimum 3 years of applicable experience in a technical field

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience developing system design for Electronic Warfare systems
• Experience processing and analyzing data with tools such as Python or R
• Experience with avionic data buses (MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429, Ethernet, RS-422, etc), tactical data links, military radios, and open systems architectures
• Experience designing systems using Model Based System Engineering (SysML) and agile methodologies
• Experience designing secure and safety system solutions
• Experience integrating and troubleshooting systems
• Experience with configuration management and requirements management systems
• Experience leading small technical tasks and/or teams
• Active SECRET clearance

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. .



Posted: 2019-10-15 Expires: 2019-11-14

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