Senior Software Engineer - SEAL

Submit Resume ID: 495321
Type: Researchers
Location: Smyrna, GA
Categories: Algorithm Development, Electronic Warfare, Embedded Systems, High Performance Computing, ISR & Tactical Systems, Machine Learning, System Architecture, Testing, Modeling/Simulation, Radar, Sensors Integration, Sensors/Optics, Signal Processing, Software Development/Design

Job Description

The Sensors and Electromagnetic Applications Laboratory (SEAL) of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is seeking technical personnel to be part of an established software team that has multiple opportunities for software engineers within the Software Engineering and Architecture Division (SEAD) at Smyrna, GA. The SEAD group mission is to provide world-class software to be used in sensors, signal processing, electronic warfare, tracking, and intelligence surveillance reconnaissance (ISR) systems deployed on land, air and sea. Our software team employs a modern software engineering process to design, code, integrate and test capabilities on a continuous basis resulting in a mature and quality solution for our customers. We strive for technical excellence by drawing upon a diverse workforce whose knowledge base covers the complete spectrum of modern computing languages and platforms.

The successful candidates will be involved in the software design, development, integration and testing of real-time systems and work as a key interface with the hardware and Government contractors' engineers. Our real-time software applications are developed using C and C++ and our data analysis software utilizes C++ in a Linux environment. SEAD utilizes productive modern (Agile) and industry-proven software development processes and environments. The candidate is required to have knowledge of and lead projects using Scrums and Sprints.

The candidate will be responsible for leading software architecture, design and development of sensor-related real-time applications. The candidate will also lead and mentor junior engineers in the development of our quality, efficient and open software products.

Travel Requirements

10% - 25% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist

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

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates currently enrolled in an accredited Master's or Doctoral degree program relevant to this position will be considered. Candidate must have a graduation date of no later than May, 2020
  • Experience with C and C++
  • Experience with Linux or Windows
  • Experience in software engineering and development
  • Knowledgeable in version control software such as GIT
  • Knowledgeable in JIRA, Bitbucket and Confluence
  • Experience in the technical management of software engineers
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter and ability to work in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of computer architectures including multi-core environments
  • Familiarity with software applications requiring multi-threaded programming implementation
  • Complex programs that involved hardware, software, communications and networking
  • Existing secret clearance, or the ability to obtain an interim clearance within 180 days and full clearance thereafter
  • Experience with Object-Oriented Design Knowledge including UML

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. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.


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