Systems Engineer - ELSYS - On Site - Tucson, AZ - (Open Rank)
Location: Tucson, AZ
Categories: Antenna, System Architecture, Cybersecurity, Hardware Development/Design, Electronic Warfare, Instrumentation, Mechanical Design & Analysis, RF, Software Development/Design, System Engineering, Aerospace, Avionics, Threat Systems
The Air National Guard Program Division (ANGPD) is predominantly focused on delivering combat capability to the Air National Guard through sponsor-focused systems upgrades, testing, and training programs. ANGPD provides sponsors programmatic and technological solutions in a variety of areas including program management, system engineering, operations, acquisitions, test & evaluation (T&E), tactics, training, and research.
The Systems Engineer leads technical teams through systems definition and requirements engineering, design synthesis, and systems analysis to further the design, implementation, operation and technical management of systems projects.
- Manage all technical aspects of product or system design including directing multiple lab resources for large scale product or system deployments
- Manage sub-contractor resources supporting all system engineering areas (definition, requirements analysis, synthesis, systems analysis and implementation)
- Conduct product or system design synthesis translating requirements into physical architectures for systems of high complexity to include defining and refining internal and external interfaces
- Develop technical reports and diagrams detailing product or system attributes
- Validate security control configurations on systems and ensure all systems are configured with proper controls, such as STIGS, CMMC, and other similar requirements
- Collaborate with sponsors and external teams to derive tasks from detailed requirements, and provide tasking to other team members based off of the derived tasks
- Ability to work with sponsors and with diverse teams in multiple locations to develop and carry out strategy in an emerging technology area
- Lead, as Program Manager and technical lead, Open Architecture projects for sponsors
- Implement open architecture standards in custom hardware in Guard and Reserve Aircraft
- Plan, provision, execute, analyze, and report on a variety of test programs from bench level to on-aircraft open-air range testing
- Support sponsor programmatic reviews, planning meetings, concept development efforts, and technical interchange meetings
- Execute trade studies to evaluate different open architecture designs, algorithms and applications and address their effect on system functions and capabilities
- Perform other duties as assigned
Required Minimum Qualifications
- Active Secret Clearance
- Experience with modular open systems approach as related to Open Architecture with Department of Defense aircraft
- Experience with hardware development
- Experience with one or more of the following: flight test planning, design of experiments, Electronic Warfare (EW), radar, avionics, and missions systems testing
- Familiarity with flight test telemetry, flight test data, and post-flight test data analysis
- Active Top Secret Clearance
- Experience with containerized computing as related to Development, Security, and Operations (DEVSECOPS)
- Experience leading teams at the intersection of military software and hardware integration, and test
- Experience with military tactical data links and communications systems, and the supporting network architecture
- Experience in one or more of the following: Test and Evaluation of aerospace systems, sensor integration, signal processing, Aviation communications, electro-optical/infra-red (EO/IR) sensors and/or radio frequency (RF) systems
- Experience with one or more of the following: flight test planning, design of experiments, Electronic Warfare, radar, avionics, and missions systems testing
25% - 50% travel
Education and Length of Experience
Levels 4, 5
This position vacancy is an open-rank announcement. The final job offer will be dependent on candidate qualifications in alignment with Research Faculty Extension Professional ranks as outlined in section 3.2.1 of the Georgia Tech Faculty Handbook
- 9 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering/Science, or related field
- 7 years of related experience with a Masters’ degree in Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering/Science, or related field
- 4 years of related experience with a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering/Science, or related field
U.S. Citizenship Requirements
Due to our research contracts with the U.S. federal government, candidates for this position must be U.S. Citizens.
Clearance Type Required
Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.
Benefits at GTRI
Comprehensive information on currently offered GTRI benefits, including Health & Welfare, Retirement Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Time Off, and Professional Development, can be found through this link: https://hr.gatech.edu/benefits
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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