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Machine Learning Graduate Research Assistant EOSL Spring 2021

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

The Electronic Warfare Modeling and Analysis Division (EWMAD) in the Electro-Optical Systems Laboratory (EOSL) at GTRI seeks Graduate Research Assistants to conduct machine learning research. Responsibilities include curating data, developing scripts, documentation, maintaining configuration management running simulations and optimizations, developing algorithms, applying machine learning research, and developing innovative solutions for EO/IR algorithms to support Electronic Warfare (EW) research.

EWMAD performs modeling, simulation, and analysis in support of various Electro-Optical Counter Measures, Physics and Missile Warning Systems EW studies, including aircraft self-protection, countermeasures, scene generation, laser warning, scattering, propagation and turbulence, and EO/IR signature modeling. Our team has a diversity of backgrounds and skill sets, and a typical project team is composed of programmers, EO/IR engineers Physicists and Countermeasures experts. While our work is applied research, it runs the gamut from "blue sky" concepts for the future battlespace to modeling-based solutions to be fielded on today's aircraft.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Graduate Research Assistant

  • Pursuing an on-campus Masters degree or PhD at Georgia Tech in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field
  • Must be enrolled full-time (12+ credit hours) during working semesters
  • Must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Must commit to 15-20 hours of work per week
  • Familiarity with machine learning or genetic programming concepts
  • Strong math skills and ability to learn complex engineering concepts
  • Experience with Evolutionary Multi-objective Algorithm Design Engine (EMADE) toolset

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong math skills and ability to learn complex engineering concepts
  • Experience in Python (including numPy, sciPy, pandas, matplotlib)
  • Experience with machine learning or genetic programming projects
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas in non-technical language
  • Currently or previously enrolled in Georgia Techs VIP Automated Algorithm Design (AAD) course (i.e. VIP 2601, VIP 3601, VIP 3602, VIP 4601, VIP 4602, VIP 6603)
  • Task / team leadership experience
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas

Hours per Week

1520 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

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

Housing and Relocation

Housing and relocation assistance are not available for this position.

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: 2020-09-08 Expires: 2020-10-08

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