Hypersonic Guidance Systems Engineer

8 - 10 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/16/18
Tucson, AZ
8 - 10 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/16/18

Key Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

  • Development of hypersonic guidance algorithm architectures and requirements
  • Implementation of advanced guidance algorithms to maximize performance of hypersonic systems
  • Coding of algorithms in higher order computer languages
  • Creation of simulation models and embedded software
  • Analysis of hypersonic air vehicle performance both in simulation and flight test

Required Education (including Major):

B.S. from an ABET accredited institution in one of the following: Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics.

Required Skills:

  • Eight (8) years of professional experience in hypersonic missile guidance design and analysis, including architecture design and trade studies, requirements development, algorithm design and implementation, and performance analysis
  • Demonstrated experience taking a hypersonic missile guidance design from concept to flight test
  • Six (6) years of experience developing or modifying code in higher level languages like FORTRAN, Ada, C++, and MATLAB.
  • Familiarity with embedded software development and hardware/software integration

Other Requirements:

  • Must have an existing or the ability to obtain a Department of Defense issued Top Secret Security clearance.
  • Must be willing to relocate to Tucson, AZ (comprehensive relocation package available)

Desired Skills:

  • MS or PhD in aforementioned disciplines
  • Research and/or applied experience in advanced guidance algorithm design techniques such as Integrated Guidance and Control
  • Experience assessing GNC system integration risks through test data analysis
  • Knowledge of system engineering design methods including requirements analysis and flow down, specification derivation and interface control documentation
  • Performance analysis by simulation including verification and validation techniques
  • Optimal guidance theory, trajectory shaping, estimation theory, analysis of random processes, non-linear Kalman filters, particle filters
  • Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior leadership and other engineering disciplines.
  • Experience leading a GNC focused development team

Requisition ID 114976BR

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