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Guidance, Navigation, and Control Engineer

Description:
Guidance, Navigation and Control Engineer
 
PDS Tech is hiring experienced GNC Engineers for current and recurring positions in the Tuscon area.
 
Roles and Responsibilities (including some or all of the following):
  • System design, analysis, modeling, and simulation
  • Flight system performance analysis including nonlinear modeling, digital control, and system effectiveness analysis
  • Navigation system error analysis
  • Simulation - to include evaluation under nominal, off-nominal, and Monte Carlo flight modes
  • Develop, modify, and maintain hazards assessment tools to evaluate instantaneous impact points (IIP) and probability of impact
  • Develop, modify, and maintain GPS and telemetry processing tools for the reduction and analysis of flight test to determine Best Estimate of Trajectory (BET)
  • Prepare presentations, reports, research, and other contract deliverables related to analyses performed
  • Defining, analyzing, and reviewing results from model simulations
  • Using results of modeling and simulations to predict performance
  • Updating of models based on designs, test results, and other data
  • Statistical analysis to quantify effect of individual errors on system accuracy

Required Qualifications:
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • BS in engineering or physics with 3+ years or MS in engineering or physics with 5+ years engineering experience with complex systems engineering
  • 3+ years' experience with system simulation and software engineering processes (e.g., requirements development for new subsystem, requirements analysis and management, design development and review, configuration management, interface control)
  • 3+ years system simulation and/or data analysis of airborne flight systems or equivalent
  • Experience with statistical analysis of test and simulation results using tools such as MATLAB
  • Experience in at least one of the following: control systems engineering, dynamic six degree of freedom modeling and simulation, launch vehicle analysis, navigation systems. Preference given to multiple skills
  • Must have demonstrated presentation skills and experience interfacing with customer
  • Position requires a proactive, self-starting, independent, flexible engineer with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must have a current Secret security clearance or able to obtain clearance

Desired Qualifications:
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • BS, MS or PhD in engineering or physics
  • Understanding of engineering disciplines including aerodynamics and structural dynamics
  • Experience in one or more of the following: Kalman Filtering, software development, Linux scripting, makefiles, Python, revision control systems

 

 



 
Job Number: 1710065198
Job Location: Tucson, AZ
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 12/14/2017
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: David Goodman
Address: 300 E JOHN CARPENTER FWY STE 700
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630
Website: http://jobs.pdstech.com/job-detail?id=a1i500000021WIPAA2&URLSource=cjhunter

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