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TEMP Flight Controls Engineer CA

Description:
14498BR
Title TEMP Flight Controls Engineer
Job Summary
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Primary responsibilities involve analysis of aided inertial navigation systems of various fidelities, including navigation and tactical grade Embedded GPS/INS, radar tracking/MEMS and precision landing systems such as JPALS. Applicant must be able to analyze navigation system performance in simulation, laboratory and flight testing, and resolve navigation system anomalies observed in simulation, lab, van and flight test. Duties also involve performing sensor trade studies and sensor selection, implementation of INS aiding and alignment methods, defining requirements and interface description, hardware characterization and testing, development of navigation algorithms and software, and characterization of navigation sensors for simulation models incorporating dynamics and environmental effects.

Qualifications include:


•Applied knowledge of navigation and tactical grade Inertial Measurement Units and Inertial Navigation System


•Experience developing or modifying Matlab, SIMULINK and C


•Experience in navigation design and performance analysis related to aerospace vehicles


•GPS and GPS augmentation methods


•Applied knowledge of optimal estimation techniques such as the Extended Kalman filter and unscented Kalman filters, and analysis of random processes.


•Experience using GPS both as a navigation aiding source and standalone


•Experience in the ways in which GPS can be compromised, degraded or jammed, and mitigation methods for these cases


•Experience in development of modeling and simulation tools, especially Covariance Analysis and Monte Carlo simulation


•Applied knowledge of various navigation sensor systems such as JPALS, Radar, differential GPS and MEMs IMUs.


•Experience working as part of a GNC team and understanding of the role navigation plays


Qualifications Essential Qualifications Typically requires a bachelors or masters degree in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and two or more years of engineering experience with a bachelors degree. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education. Must have a general understanding of engineering concepts, principles, and theory with technical experience demonstrating the application of those concepts while ensuring safety and regulatory compliance. Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment and organize work assignments to meet established timetables. Good communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required, as well as the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Must be able to work extended hours as required. An EIT (Engineer in Training) certificate is desirable.
Additional Qualifications •Demonstrates a detailed and extensive technical expertise and application of engineering principles, concepts, theory, and practice with the ability to organize, plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones with some experience in project leadership.

•Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills to effectively interface with other departments, customers, government representatives, and/or professionals; the capability of representing the organization as a prime technical contact; and, the ability to provide leadership and guidance to less experienced professionals.

•Must be customer focused and able to work on a self- initiated basis or in a team environment and able to work extended hours and travel as required.

•A Professional Engineering License, original work(s) published in professional engineering journals, invited to present one or more original works to an engineering symposium, and invited and/or participated on an engineering review panel are desirable.
City San Diego
State California
Travel Percentage Required 0% - 25%
Clearance Required? Desired
Work Schedule Rule 9/80
Temp Assignment Duration (# of Days) 180
 
Job Number: JE-14498
Job Location: San Diego, CA
Duration: 6 month contract
Input Date: 12/15/2017
Firm Name: MIDCOM CORPORATION
Attention: Jeana Edrozo
Address: 1275 N MANASSERO ST
City, State: ANAHEIM, CA 92807
Phone: 714/630-1999
800 Phone: 800/737-1632
Fax Phone: 714/459-7055
Email: jeana@midcom.com
Website: www.midcom.com

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