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Modeling and Simulation Scientist / Engineer (Entry-Level) -- EOSL

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

The modeling and simulation scientist/engineer in the Performance Optimization Branch will perform digital modeling, simulation, and analysis tasks to support electronic warfare research and development. Electronic warfare applications include aircraft self-protection, missile warning, hostile fire indication, laser warning, countermeasures, scene generation, atmospheric phenomena, and electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) signature modeling. The modeling and simulation scientist/engineer will be on an agile team that performs software verification and validation, robust performance evaluation, digital simulation, and processor-in-the-loop simulation using hardware-acceleration techniques on dedicated high-performance computing clusters for our sponsors.

Job Duties:

  • Develop physics-based models including EO/IR signals, sensors, systems, platform, threats, atmospheric phenomena, terrains, and scenes
  • Run simulations and algorithm optimizations
  • Curate data and write automation scripts
  • Write and perform software tests supporting software verification and document outcomes
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical engineering, aerospace engineering, physics, mathematics or a related technical discipline.

Research Engineer/Scientist II

  • A Masters degree in Electrical engineering, aerospace engineering, physics, mathematics or a related technical discipline and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Electrical engineering, aerospace engineering, physics, mathematics or a related technical discipline and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical engineering, aerospace engineering, physics, mathematics or a related technical discipline.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with Modeling and Simulation (M&S) methods through full-time employment, coursework, internship, student employment, or freelance
  • Experience with Python or C++
  • Experience with Linux and Git

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with numPy, sciPy, pandas, and matplotlib
  • Experience working on teams in a professional environment
  • Experience with Modtran, Matlab, Fortran, or Ada
  • A Master's degree in Electrical engineering, aerospace engineering, physics, mathematics or a related technical discipline

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 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: 2020-09-24 Expires: 2020-10-24

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Modeling and Simulation Scientist / Engineer (Entry-Level) -- EOSL

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