Radar Signal and Track Processing Algorithm Developer - SEAL

Submit Resume ID: 495864
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Algorithm Development, Electronic Warfare, Modeling/Simulation, Radar, Signal Processing

Job Description

The Sensors & Electromagnetic Applications Laboratory (SEAL) of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is seeking entry and junior level engineers and scientists who are interested in a career in RF sensors applied to air and missile defense applications. As a researcher in the Air and Missile Defense Division (AMDD), candidates will support the assessment, improvement, and development of signal and data processing algorithms applied in Army and Ballistic Missile Defense radars and in associated command and control, battle management, and communications systems. In supporting of our research, candidates will have exposure to all aspects of modern phased array radar systems.

Candidates will work closely with senior researchers and will develop expertise in one or more of the following sensor disciplines: target tracking, multi-sensor data fusion, target discrimination, radar resource management, radar systems analysis, electronic protection, and radar signal processing. At GTRI, candidates have an excellent opportunity to grow both technically and to support program management and business development activities as their careers evolve.

Job Duties

  • Supporting and leading applied research efforts.
  • Developing and evaluating radar signal and data processing algorithms.
  • Analyzing and evaluating sensor system performance.
  • Assessing the impact of electronic attack threats and developing electronic protection techniques.
  • Supporting radar test planning and data analysis.
  • Generating briefings and technical reports.
  • Managing tasks and projects to include budgets, staff, and deliverables.
  • Supporting business development activities to include generation of briefings, white papers, and proposals.

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics.

Research Engineer/Scientist II

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

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor's degree program relevant to this position will be considered. Candidate must have a graduation date of no later than December 2020
  • No previous work experience is required
  • Candidates should have a fundamental understanding in one or more of the following subject areas:
    • control theory,
    • signal processing,
    • random processes,
    • Fourier analysis, or
    • parameter estimation.
  • Candidates should be proficient in MATLAB
  • Candidates must be excellent communicators and have a willingness to brief their work to outside organizations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters or PhD degree in either Engineering, Math, or Physics
  • Experience with radar systems and signal processing (via academic course work or current or previous employment)
  • Software development experience, proficiency in C/C++, and proficiency in version control software such as GIT

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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