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Systems Engineer - Patuxent River, MD - ELSYS

Patuxent River, MD 20670

Job Description

The Electronic Systems Laboratory (ELSYS) is currently seeking a Electronic Warfare (EW) Environment Engineer to work on EW intelligence support, EW environment modeling, and EW environment simulation projects at our Patuxent River, MD location. This opportunity is for a full time research faculty position in the Pax Division (PAX). This position supports development and implementation of complex radio frequency (RF) environments for projects evaluating sensor and EW payload performance.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Coordinate EW intelligence support efforts across multiple partner teams
  • Develop algorithms that accurately simulate threat radar system behaviors and waveforms
  • Assess radar capabilities from available supporting intelligence documentation
  • Create new software requirements in the form of user stories for enhancements to sponsor provided tools
  • Build radar system models using sponsor provided tools and guidelines
  • Implement quality control system for produced radar system models and algorithms
  • Specify systems, system components, and coordinate with industry collaborators to determine best end item designs for given requirements
  • Serve as technical expert on assigned projects and tests to include radar behavior, RF environment accuracy, and system performance
  • Participate in technical meetings with sponsors and industry collaborators
  • Develop technical papers for conferences and present briefings to potential sponsors
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate II

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

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate

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

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in radar systems such as electronic intelligence (ELINT), radar analysis, or radar design
  • Experience creating and conducting technical presentations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with EW intelligence support tools such as STRIKEFORCE+, or JADE
  • Modeling or simulation of radar systems
  • Experience working directly with sponsor technical and managerial representatives
  • Active SECRET clearance

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: 2020-02-11 Expires: 2020-03-12

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