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Project Engineer - SEAL

Submit Resume ID: 495713
Type: Researchers
Location: Cobb County/Smyrna - Metro Atlanta
Categories: Antenna, Autonomous Systems, Countermeasures, Electromagnetics, Electronic Warfare, Embedded Systems, RF, Sensors Integration, System Architecture, System Engineering, Testing, Threat Systems, Hardware Development/Design, High Performance Computing, ISR & Tactical Systems, Military Vehicles, Project/Program Management, Radar

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 repurposing 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

  • Manage the technical direction of hardware-related projects
  • Coordinate project staffing
  • Manage project finances
  • Manage sponsor interactions

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate II

  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Business Administration, or a 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, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Business Administration, or a 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, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Business Administration, or a related field of study.

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate

  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Business Administration, or a related field of study and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Business Administration, or a 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 Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Business Administration, or a related field of study 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
  • 3+ years' experience managing large hardware-oriented projects to include budget, staffing, schedule, and customer interaction
  • 3+ years' 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 7 years of experience providing management and technical direction of hardware projects
  • More than 7 years of experience as a technical contributor across 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 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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