Engineering Fellow - Space Vehicle GNC Design

11 - 15 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/16/18
Tucson, AZ
11 - 15 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/16/18

Key Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

Provide technical leadership for GNC development activities and consult on complex problems

Develop solutions to complex technical challenges often involving multiple subsystem interactions

Assist with system design decisions involving trade studies, requirements allocation, and
verification methods

Devise and implement advanced GNC algorithms and demonstrate performance results

Analyze system performance and associated risk assessments in simulation, hardware subsystem
test, and flight test environments

Engage across engineering disciplines to ensure proper implementation and test of GNC designs
and related flight software

Coordinate with suppliers to resolve technical issues, manage statements of work, and mitigate

Pursue advanced research and development funding both internal and external to Raytheon

Required Education (including Major):

B.S. from an ABET accredited institution in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical

Required Skills and Experience:

Twelve (12) years of applied engineering experience in missile defense system or space
vehicle GNC design, analysis, and test

Four (4) years of demonstrated team leadership experience in the design of aerospace vehicles

Experience with control algorithm development, vehicle dynamics, and propulsion system modeling for
exo-atmospheric divert and attitude control applications

System design experience collaborating across multiple engineering disciplines, such as
electronics, mechanical, and software engineering

Broad knowledge of GNC to understand system level requirements allocation and dependencies, as well as
conduct trades studies and performance analysis at the systems level

Proficiency with system level modeling and simulation tools, such as six degree of freedom simulations,
to perform trade studies, develop algorithms, and demonstrate system level

Experience with GNC flight software development and qualification

Proficiency with MATLAB and C/C++ programming

Demonstrated experience presenting technical data and interacting with customer community in design
reviews and technical interchange meetings

Familiarity with assessing program level risks to performance objectives and communicating
status to business leadership and customer community

Must provide evidence of patents and/or reviewed publications in applicable technical areas

Other Requirements:

Must have an existing Department of Defense issued Secret or Top Secret Security clearance

Must be willing to relocate to Tucson, AZ (comprehensive relocation package available)

Desired Skills:

Masters Degree or Ph.D. in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering.

Twenty (20) years of applied engineering experience in missile defense system or space vehicle GNC design,
analysis, and test

Industry experience interfacing with Military or Department of Defense customers

Knowledge of space environments and impact of environmental factors on space vehicle design

Familiarity with GNC related sensors and control actuators

Experience leading failure investigation activities to diagnose, root cause, and implement
corrective actions to technical problems, including associated communication
with business leadership and customer community

Requisition ID 105315BR

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