1+ months

Senior Project Engineer - SEAL

Smyrna, GA 30080

Job Description

The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is looking for a senior level hardware oriented engineer who enjoys challenging technical problems, creating innovative solutions, and fielding those solutions. We value bright, curious, and motivated individuals and we provide a work environment that allows such individuals to be successful and grow professionally.

The Georgia Tech Research Institute has opportunities for research engineers within the Sensor and Systems Engineering Division (SSED). SSED projects focus on developing hardware for a wide range of Department of Defense applications. Hardware development includes designing and building custom hardware, modifying existing hardware, implementing solutions using general purpose hardware, and re-purposing hardware. Applications primarily include radar, electronic warfare, and embedded signal processing but often span into communication systems, surveillance systems, and other remote sensing applications.

Job Duties

  • Management and technical direction of hardware related projects

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist II

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

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist 

  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or Mathematics and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or Mathematics and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or Mathematics and four (4) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Technical performer experience in the development of RF or digital hardware
  • Experience managing large hardware oriented projects to include budget, staffing, schedule, and customer interaction
  • Experience in systems engineering for large hardware oriented projects to include analysis and development of requirements, test planning for requirements verification, requirements tracking and traceability, risk mitigation, and documentation
  • Ability to lead a group of engineers and scientists
  • Ability to work in a research environment where there are many unknowns
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • More than 10 years of experience providing management and technical direction of hardware projects
  • More than 10 years of experience as a technical contributor on RF or digital hardware projects

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: 2019-12-17 Expires: 2020-03-12

Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Georgia Institute of Technology is a leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology.

Ranked as the #7 best public university, Georgia Tech provides a focused, technologically based education to more than 21,500 undergraduate and graduate students.

Georgia Tech has many nationally recognized programs, all top-ranked by peers and publications alike, and is ranked in the nation’s top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report.

Degrees are offered through the colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Sciences, the Scheller College of Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

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