Modeling & Controls Engineer

Dynetics   •  

Huntsville, AL

Less than 5 years

Posted 240 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position Description

Dynetics, an employee-owned company, is seeking a talented, self-motivated Modeling & Controls Engineer to join a multi-discipline engineering team that develops embedded systems for military applications. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions. Dynetics is well known for our people-oriented culture, positive work environment, technical excellence, and resilient business ethics.

The candidate will join a team of highly technical engineers and programmers that support weapon system design, development, test, and sustainment for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center (AMRDEC). Work will cover multiple weapon systems, both new and existing platforms. This position’s responsibilities will include:

  • Control system architecture and algorithm development for electromechanical and hydraulic actuated mechanical systems

  • Application of classical and modern control techniques

  • Research and select control devices, motors, actuators and sensors for motion control and position sensing

  • Modeling system dynamics

  • Implement and test control solutions in multiple environments:

    • Simulation

    • Hardware-in-the-loop

    • Prototype Systems

    • Production Systems

  • Design and test control system interface/messaging with system executive software and control devices and actuators

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Control, Mechanical, Aeronautical, Electrical, Mechatronic, Software or Computer Engineering, or equivalent technical degree. Candidate should have 3-10 years of experience or 1-10 years of experience with a Master’s Degree in an applicable field.

Candidate must be knowledgeable of control system design for mechanical systems and be proficient in MATLAB and Simulink.

Working on-site at Redstone Arsenal on a multi-contractor team and interacting regularly with the government customer, the candidate will be expected to represent Dynetics technically, professionally and ethically.

Other Qualifications

Highly desirable skills and experience:

  • Experience with robust control design, addressing difficulties such as significant nonlinearities, nondeterministic behavior, and a disparity of maintenance states

  • Knowledge of programming languages, especially C# and C++

  • Experience with Digital Signal Processing techniques

  • Experience with robotics and/or mechatronics

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

Job Number: 01.07.02-63