Job Listing Description

Guidance, Navigation & Control Engineer (GNC)

Location: Gilbert, AZ
Work Status: US Person, Secret Clearance not Required
Job Type: W2 - 1 year Contract
Conversion Possibility: Very High
Schedule: 9/80, every other Friday off

Manager's Notes:
• Rate flexible for the right candidate.
• Focus is on GNC Hardware Components.
• Prefer candidates w/ Matlab & Simulink.
• Looking for candidates w/ ~5 yrs of exp (mid-level, experienced candidates.) 
• Helpful keywords to search: Control loops, algorithms, Monte Carlo analysis, Calman, GNC Hardware, GNC Vendors, Trade Studies, Component Acceptance Testing. 
• Looking for satellite experience, launch vehicle, UAV and aircraft is acceptable if their related experience is with GNC hardware component.
• Without the GNC hardware component experience that’s a show stopper for the candidate.
• Not looking for ppl w/ oversight exp. need someone who is familiar with DOING the work. 
• Agencies to target: Honeywell, Ball, Lockheed, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, SpaceX, Sierra Nevada, etc.** 

• Perform requirements management, vendor technical monitoring and guidance, and I&T activities for Guidance Navigation and Control (GNC) spacecraft component hardware.
• This includes analyzing system requirements to perform hardware component selection, developing component hardware Statement of Work (SOW), analyzing, allocating and decomposing higher level spacecraft requirements to their respective GNC components, monitoring component vendor’s development activities per the SOW and developing test procedures and automated tests of the GNC hardware to verify requirements, support spacecraft I&T activities, perform detailed spacecraft simulations using in house simulation tools, and analyze data to develop performance and functional data reports to support requirements. 
• Will help review component requirements, select vendors, manage vendors/deadlines, develop procedure performance specs, and develop test procedures for integration.

Experience Needed:
• 5 – 8 years of experience is good and no master’s is required although desired.
• Knowledge of Matlab & Simulink is a plus
• Perl experience a plus.
• Looking for hardware test, requirement development, component selection and component verification acceptance experience Testing experience is a lower priority compared to other skills.
• Looking for Components and Test with direct experience in GNC HW component assessment to requirement and analysis.
• Exp. w/ international vendors a plus.
• Testing experience a plus, not main priority.
Job Number: O6954262
Job Location: Gilbert, AZ
Rate: Open
Per Diem: Split
Overtime: Possible
Duration: LT
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 03/15/2018
Attention: Brad McInnis
Address: 150 MIRONA RD
City, State: PORTSMOUTH, NH 03801
Phone: 603/431-9740
800 Phone: 800/562-3463
Fax Phone: 800/637-2562

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