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Guidance Navigation and Controls (GNC) Engineer

Title:

Guidance Navigation and Controls (GNC) Engineer

   

Description:

DSI is seeking a talented Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. This position provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions. A senior, experienced Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) engineer to lead developmental efforts for an exciting program involving control of next-generation airborne, hypersonic vehicles. Inclusive in this process is the development and analysis of guidance, navigation and autopilot algorithms, and implementation of these items in 6DOF simulations Hardware-In-the-Loop (HWIL) facilities, and operational flight software. Additionally, conduct trade studies for design decisions, develop techniques to assess, validate and verify performance, and support flight tests with pre-flight predictions and post-flight analyses.

   

Education and
Experience Required:

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or Physics with 15 or more years of experience with feedback control system design and analysis and knowledge of basic aerodynamic principles.

  • Strong math skills are required in the areas of linear algebra, matrix math, statistics, and trigonometry and coordinate transformation.

  • The candidate must have experience with state estimation filters such as KALMAN, Extended KALMAN filter (EKF) and multiple model adaptive estimation.

  • Experience in terrestrial navigation and navigation state error estimation is also required.

  • Must be experienced in MATLAB and C/C++ programming.

  • Must have a secret clearance with an investigation within the last 5 years to be considered for this opportunity.

  • Master’s degree desirable.

Other Qualifications

  • Hardware-In-The-Loop (HWIL) simulation experience is desired.

  • Flight software integration and verification experience is also a plus.

  • Experience with Embedded Software, RF/EO knowledge, and experience programming in FORTRAN is also a plus.

   

Work Location:

Huntsville, AL – United States

   

Other:

  • Interested candidates should submit a professional resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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