Hardware Engineer/Scientist I/II - SEAL
Location: Cobb County/Smyrna - Metro Atlanta
Categories: Electromagnetics, Electronic Warfare, Embedded Systems, Hardware Development/Design, High Performance Computing, ISR & Tactical Systems, Radar, RF, Software Development/Design, System Architecture, System Engineering
The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is looking for hardware-oriented engineers and scientists who enjoy 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. An engineer or scientist in the Sensor and Systems Engineering Division (SSED) will develop or contribute to solutions that address current, and future Department of Defense (DoD) needs. This includes analysis of DoD needs, definition and analysis of requirements, system-level design, component-level design, prototyping, laboratory testing, field testing, and building deployable systems. Candidates with analog or digital hardware experience are encouraged to apply. Desired skills include R.F. circuit design, R.F. system design, digital circuit design, FPGA firmware design, embedded software, and GPU software.
- Design and build custom hardware
- Modify existing hardware
- Implement solutions using general-purpose hardware
- Repurpose hardware
- Embedded software development
- FPGA firmware development
Applications primarily include radar, electronic warfare, and embedded signal processing but often span into communication systems, surveillance systems, and other remote sensing applications.
10% - 25% travel
Education & Length of Experience
Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist I
- A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field of study.
Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist II
- A Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, 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, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, 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, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field of study.
Required Minimum Qualifications
- Expertise in RF, digital, firmware, or embedded software design
- No previous work experience is required for consideration
- MS or Ph.D. degree in engineering, mathematics, or physics
- Two or more years of full-time work experience
- Hobbies or extracurricular activities that contribute to the applicant's technical ability
U.S. Citizenship Requirements
Due to our research contracts with the U.S. federal government, candidates for this position are required to be U.S. 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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