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Signal Processing Engineer Sr - EOSL

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Atlanta, GA
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Signal Processing Engineer Sr - EOSL

ID: 493587
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Algorithm Development, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Systems, Avionics, Data Analytics/Science, Embedded Systems, Hardware Development/Design, High Performance Computing, Image Processing, ISR & Tactical Systems, Lidar, Modeling/Simulation, Robotics/Automated Systems, Sensors Integration, Sensors/Optics, Signal Processing, Testing, Undersea Systems

Job Description

This job is for a full-time research faculty position in the Opto-Electronics (OE) Branch in the Electro-Optical Systems Innovation Division (EOSID) with the Electro-Optical Systems Laboratory (EOSL) at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). The main responsibility will be providing signal processing expertise to conceptualize, design, analyze, build, and test optical systems that meet customer requirements and internal research goals. The job provides opportunities to develop advanced technology and publish research.

EOSID’s research is performed in the areas of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR), Intelligent Sensors and Imaging Systems (ISIS), and Active Electro-Optic Systems. Our team designs, builds, and tests the hardware in the entire imaging chain. Key technical areas include Hyperspectral and Multispectral Imaging Processing; EO System and Component Analysis and Characterization; Optical Imaging and Tagging; and Airborne Lidar System Design, Construction, and Operation for real-time topography, FOPEN, and bathymetry.

We offer a flexible work environment allowing each researcher to pursue his or her interests and strengths, integrated with the overall mission of the branch and the lab. If you have aspirations for an advanced degree, all the better. Because GTRI is a research unit within Georgia Tech, you can get your graduate school paid for and pursue an additional engineering, science or math degree you desire from a world class research institution. We highly encourage our research developers to pursue advanced technical degrees and professional development courses.

Duties related to this position are listed below with the estimated amount of time spent at each task:

1. Lead and contribute to key technical efforts in the analysis, construction, and design of optical systems for remote sensing applications. (65%)
2. Document work in memoranda, sponsor briefs, conference proceedings, and journal articles. Brief senior leadership and sponsors as required. (15%)
3. Support field integration, data collection, and other testing activities at test sites and facilities (travel may be required). (10%)
4. Participate in new business development efforts by contributing to white papers, RFI/RFP responses, and sponsor briefs, and by proposing new research areas suitable for internal research and development (IR&D) funding. (10%)

Education & Length of Experience

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist 

  • A Master’s degree in -Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,,
  • A Doctoral degree in -Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematic sand four (4) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree. .

Required Minimum Qualifications

Qualified candidates should have experience, education, and/or expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • 0-7 years of professional or graduate experience
  • Digital Signal Processing (Image processing especially)
  • Hyperspectral signal processing
  • Point cloud processing
  • Kalman filtering/Inertial Navigation System Processing
  • Autonomous navigation algorithms
  • Embedded hardware/software design
  • Multi-sensor fusion techniques
  • Real-time operating systems
  • Geomatics
  • LIDAR, RADAR, Hyperspectral Imagers, EO/IR cameras
  • Advanced linear algebra, numerical methods, probability & statistics, and optimization mathematical skills

Additionally, candidates should have experience working with one or more of the following:

  • Programming/scripting in Matlab, Python, IDL
  • Implementing algorithms in C/C++, C#, Visual Studio, VHDL, Verilog.
  • Linux - Red Hat, Ubuntu, CentOS
  • Open source software tools
  • GUI design
  • GPU programming
  • Computer architecture and high throughput system design
  • Project management or task leadership skills

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. .



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