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Software Engineer - ATAS - Open Rank

Submit Resume ID: 499385
Type: Researchers
Location: Smyrna, GA
Categories: Radar

Project/Unit Description

The GTRI Systems Development Division is looking for Scientists and Engineers specializing in Radar engineering. Responsibilities may include the development of real-time algorithms for Radar operations including but not limited to signal processing, tracking, scheduling, electronic attack, electronic protect, operator displays and control.

Job Purpose

The Software Engineer designs, develops, and tests software applications and products. Additionally, the Software Engineer manages software development teams, provides technical leadership, and establishes software development lifecycle practices and processes. The Software Engineer is proficient in programming languages such as Java, JavaScript, C, C++, C#, Ruby, Python, Scala, and Groovy. In this role, the Software Engineer requires extensive knowledge of programming languages, software development, computer operating systems, Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD), DevOps, Application Programming Interface (API) development, container development, and distributed systems. The Software Engineer also applies engineering principles to software creation, manages production releases of software, performs code reviews, merges feature development branches, and analyzes and triages issues. The necessary skill areas for the Software Engineer include programming and coding, fundamentals of computer science, software design and architecture development, algorithms and data structures, information analysis, software debugging and testing, and working on development teams. The Software Engineer also works with sponsors to curate requirements, define sprint work items, set priorities for work backlogs, and organize development teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform software development, debugging, modification, enhancement, and documentation.
  • Design, test, and develop computer software in order to meet program requirements.
  • Develop and maintain kernel and user-level software and scripts.
  • Contribute to research reports, presentations, white papers, and competitive proposals.
  • Create and analyze network protocols.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Perform software development, software debugging, software modification / enhancement, and software documentation.
  • Develop and maintain kernel and user-level software and scripts.
  • Contribute to technical reports and presentations.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates currently enrolled in an accredited degree program relevant to this position will be considered. The candidate must have a graduation date of no later than May 2024.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with modern Radar systems and experience with one or more of C++, C, C#.
  • Familiarity with Windows and Linux Operating Systems.
  • Make/CMake/Studio (or similar build system).
  • GIT and GitLab (or similar version control system).
  • Experience implementing an idea as an interface/library/package/etc. (vs. one-off problems).
  • Experience creating and deploying containers.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active Secret Clearance.

Travel Requirements

  • <10% travel.

Education and Length of Experience

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

  • 2 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering.
  • 0 years of related experience with a Masters’ degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering.

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

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for all. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services.  Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities.

Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions.  This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests. Further, Georgia Tech prohibits citizenship status, immigration status, and national origin discrimination in hiring, firing, and recruitment, except where such restrictions are required in order to comply with law, regulation, executive order, or Attorney General directive, or where they are required by Federal, State, or local government contract.

All members of the USG community must adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values, which consists of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values shape and fundamentally support our university's work. Additionally, all faculty, staff, and administrators must also be aware of and comply with the Board of Regents and Georgia Institute of Technology's policies on Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom. More information on these policies can be found here: Board of Regents Policy Manual | University System of Georgia (usg.edu).

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