Antenna Systems Division Student Assistant – Summer 2022 - SEAL - Smyrna, GA

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Smyrna, GEORGIA
Deadline: 13 Nov 2021

Antenna Systems Division Student Assistant – Summer 2022 - SEAL - Smyrna, GA

Submit Resume ID:496952
Type:Students: Undergraduate Student Asst. (SA)
Location:Other, Smyrna, GA
Categories:Antenna, Hardware Development/Design, Electromagnetics, Electronic Warfare, Modeling/Simulation, Project/Program Management, Radar, RF, Signal Processing, System Engineering, Testing, Space Systems, Threat Systems


Job Description

Georgia Tech Research Institute's Sensors and Electromagnetic Applications Laboratory (SEAL) is currently seeking students to assist Research Engineers with modeling and simulation, circuit design, and testing. Students should be interested in learning about electromagnetics, RF engineering, high power microwaves (HPM), radar, and electronic warfare.

Due to the nature of the work at GTRI, job duties will depend upon contract and sponsor needs. Students could participate in the following projects/tasks:

  • Assist with and independently perform RF measurements
  • Program test equipment to automate measurements
  • Produce MATLAB code as directed to perform modeling and simulation of HPM, radar, and electronic warfare systems
  • Perform electromagnetic simulations using HFSS, CST, and/or FEKO
  • Assist with RF, digital, and mixed signal circuit design
  • Document and present research results

Required Minimum Qualifications

Student Assistant/Research Assistant

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Physics
  • Must be registered for at least 6 credit hours with your university
  • 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA

Preferred Qualifications
  • Completed at least one upper division (300 to 400 level) course in electromagnetics, RF/microwave engineering, or antenna design

  • Experience with laboratory test equipment including: Network Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, Signal Generator, Oscilloscope

  • Experience with MATLAB, Python, and/or LabVIEW

  • Familiarity with the following software: Keysight ADS, HFSS, CST, and/or FEKO

  • Ability to perform research independently

  • Ability to prioritize tasks while working on multiple projects

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Familiarity with Office applications including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


Hours per Week

10–20 hours per week


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

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.


Housing and Relocation

Housing and relocation assistance are not available for this position.


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 .


Posted:10/11/2021
Closes:11/13/2021

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