Guidance Navigation and Control Engineer

Cambridge, MA

Job Type: Contract | Recruiter: Steve Merriman | Phone: 603.637.4084

Position: Guidance Navigation and Control Engineer (HWIL/PIL)
Location: Remote (must be in the United States)
Length: 9 months
Covid Requirements: N/A
United States Citizens only


Job Description:
Our client is looking for a Guidance Navigation and Control Engineer (GN&C) Engineer to focus on analyzing and designing guidance, navigation, control algorithms, and flight software. The GN&C Engineer will analyze the assessment of control, navigation, guidance system performance, verification of algorithms and algorithm requirements, and flight dynamics and trajectory dispersions. The GN&C Engineer will work on time domain simulations, covariance-based methods, and Monte Carlo dispersed analysis to assess and tune system performance and to document analysis results.


Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in Aerospace Engineering or related field.
  • Deep knowledge of MATLAB and Simulink (i.e., bus objects, S-functions, and embedded MATLAB).
  • Knowledge of GN&C algorithm techniques and simulation modeling techniques.
  • Background in dynamics and linear analysis of aircraft, spacecraft, and missile closed loop performance (inner and outer loop).
  • Python OO experience is required.
  • PIL and HWIL experience is required.
  • Travel requirements less than 5%.
  • Candidates must be a United States Citizen as the laboratory is a cleared facility.
POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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