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2018-08-162018-09-15

Underwater Acoustics Engineer I/II - SEAL

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Smyrna, GA
  • Job Code
    493758
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Underwater Acoustics Engineer I/II - SEAL

ID: 493758
Type: Researchers
Location: Smyrna, GA
Categories: Acoustics, Modeling/Simulation, Signal Processing, Software Development/Design, Undersea Systems

Job Description

GTRI is currently looking for research engineers to perform detailed research and analysis related to underwater acoustic signal processing, including:

  • Conducting extensive literature reviews in support of required underwater acoustic problem analysis
  • Developing computer simulations of acoustic phenomena as it relates to solving underwater acoustic problems
  • Analyzing measured data and formulating hypotheses regarding underwater acoustic behavior
  • Helping to develop concepts for underwater acoustic systems; participating in prototype design and testing
  • Participating in collaborative engineering analysis sessions with peers
  • Generating technical reports and professional journal publications as required
  • Interacting with customer representatives as necessary to complete project objectives
  • Delivering oral presentations to peers and customers on research findings

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Acoustics or other related field of study.

Research Engineer/Scientist II

  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Acoustics or other related field of study and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Acoustics or other related field of study and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Acoustics or other related field of study.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Testing, implementation, and use of acoustical sensors
  • Signal Processing applied to seafloor mapping and imaging sonars, passive acoustic arrays, interferometry and/or automatic target recognition
  • Modeling acoustic propagation using Kraken, Scooter, RAM, Bellop, or other software to simulate propagation in shallow-water, deep-water, or arctic environments
  • Ideal candidates will have nationally recognized technical contributions with record of publication and technical seminar presentations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing research projects, making technical presentations, and writing reports is preferred.
  • Ideal candidates will have nationally recognized technical contributions with record of publication and technical seminar presentations.
  • 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 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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