Avionics System Engineer (Experienced) — ELSYS – Atlanta, GA 30318

The Electronic Systems Laboratory (ELSYS) Electronic Systems Integration Division (ESID) is currently seeking an Avionics System Engineer for a full time research position in the Electronic Systems Engineering Branch (ESEB). This position supports system integration and software development projects for Department of Defense (DoD) aircraft improvement programs.


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Develop, decompose and allocate sponsor requirements into system designs describing the architecture structure, allocation of behavior, and data interfaces to hardware and software components
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop technical solutions for our DoD sponsors ensuring all products meet allocated requirements and design
  • Serve as a technical expert on assigned projects and systems to include keeping up-to-date on use models, system capabilities, system interfaces, engineering tools, and road maps for current and future updates
  • Utilize technical expertise to advocate customer’s position to broader development community
  • Manage product backlog and system deficiency reports
  • Use system specifications, interface definitions, and aircraft drawings in the development of solutions
  • Integrate system components and support equipment in laboratory and fielded settings
  • Isolate hardware and software component anomalies
  • Analyze flight and laboratory data to determine if system requirements are met
  • Ensure that all technical work is developed to meet military, safety, and security standards
  • Design and manage the laboratory configurations for assigned projects
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

10% – 25% travel

Research Engineer/Scientist

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

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist

  • A Master’s degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related technical field and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related technical field and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related technical field and four (4) years of relevant full time experience.
  • Experience developing complex, software intensive, avionics systems using system engineering processes and methodologies
  • Experience creating and conducting technical presentations
  • Minimum 7 years of applicable experience in a technical field
  • Experience developing system design for Electronic Warfare systems
  • Experience processing and analyzing data with tools such as Python or R
  • Experience with avionic data buses (MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429, Ethernet, RS-422, etc), tactical data links, military radios, and open systems architectures
  • Experience designing systems using Model Based System Engineering (SysML) and agile methodologies
  • Experience designing secure and safety system solutions
  • Experience integrating and troubleshooting systems
  • Experience with configuration management and requirements management systems
  • Experience leading small to mid-sized technical tasks and/or teams

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

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