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EW and Avionic Systems Test Engineer -- ELSYS

Warner Robins, GA 31093

Job Description

The EW and Radar Systems Test Engineer in the Test Engineering Division (TEN) will perform System Engineering and Test research for Electronic Warfare (EW) and Avionics Hardware-in-the-Loop (HITL) test systems. These systems provide high fidelity simulation and stimulation of real-time Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR), Radio Frequency (RF), and Avionics environments for testing EW and Avionics systems. These systems protect aircraft from ground and airborne threats.

Job Duties:

  • Develop a detailed understanding of how to properly document test cases and create effective and focused testing plans
  • Verify EW and Radar test system meets all system test requirements
  • Design Electronic and Mechanical Hardware for EW HITL Systems
  • Develop and Analyze EW HITL Systems
  • Work closely with development and modeling teams to ensure test suitability
  • Review detailed documentation and generate test cases for specific requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist I

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

Research Engineer/Scientist II

  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related degree field and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related degree field and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related degree field.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with prototyping newly designed hardware and/or software system (experience can include senior design project, internship, student employment)
  • Experience troubleshooting and debugging hardware and software systems
  • Experience with drawing software packages such as AutoCAD or Solidworks

Candidates currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor's degree with a graduation date of May 2021 and skills relevant to this position will be considered

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and knowledge of EW and Avionics Systems architectures
  • Experience with architectures, functions, and interfaces for EW and avionics systems
  • Experience with creating and performing hardware and/or software test cases
  • Hardware and software laboratory experience
  • Experience in quality assurance and testing or software development

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

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.

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: 2021-02-16 Expires: 2021-03-18

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