GNC Engineer

Albuquerque, NM 87101

Posted: 06/22/2020 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 80441

Job Description

We are recruiting for the nation's top defense contractor for multiple roles in New Mexico.

We seeking a motivated candidate that will fill the position of Spacecraft Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) engineer.  This position will complete Guidance, Navigation, and Control tasks related to the development and support of mission operations processes and procedures for customer space missions.  The specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Planning, writing, and executing spacecraft GNC related activities and procedures for customer space missions,
  • Planning and verifying spacecraft maneuvers and executing real-time telemetry analysis
  • Support on-orbit anomaly resolution,
  • Support algorithm development, mission simulation, scripting, and verification activities,
  • Participation in mission rehearsals to simulate engineering tasks performed in operations,
  • Participation in rotating 24x7 mission operations shift coverage, and
  • Generation of data analysis reports.

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum Education/Experience: 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters
  • Must have a current SSBI or TS/SCI Clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience within the following technical areas is desired:
    Control systems analysis, including time and frequency domain techniques, linear and nonlinear control design, covariance analysis, and the design and tuning of Kalman filters for attitude determination and relative navigation,
    Missions involved with rendezvous and proximity operations,
    Space vehicle or sensor modeling and simulation using MATLAB, STK, and Free-Flyer,
    Embedded control systems, and
    MATLAB/Simulink, C/C++, Python, and STOL programming languages.
Preferred candidate would possess:
        MS degree in engineering, physics, or math
        Proficiency in MATLAB/Simulink and C/C++
        Experience in spacecraft GNC subsystem design, analysis, and testing
        Experience implementing GNC algorithms on embedded systems
            Strong verbal and written communications skills
        Strong interpersonal skills
        Strong analytical skills

If you would like more information contact Josh Tims at (714)901-3265 or email at [email protected]


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