Guidance, Navigation, Control Engineer-Active Secret Clearance with Security Clearance

L3Harris Technologies
Richardson, Texas
May 18, 2024
May 23, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Title: Guidance, Navigation, Control Engineer-Active Secret Clearance Required Job Code: 8402 Job Location: Plano, TX Job Description: Using first-principles thinking, GNC engineers use a foundational understanding of physics combined with multi-disciplinary experience to develop and evaluate system capability to help steer a program's path forward. GNC Engineers are responsible for simulation and software development, implementation, testing, and analysis supporting a variety of vehicle types and configurations. The Agile Development Group specializes in developing disruptive, next-generation technologies for advanced Unmanned Air Systems (UAS / UAV), advanced radar systems, next-generation weapon systems, and other RF sensor technologies using small company agility and big company experience. Essential Functions: Support simulation and software development
Develop dynamic vehicle aerodynamic, propulsion, and hardware/sensor models
Develop guidance algorithms to provide mission capability
Design and tune controllers for vehicle stability/control and performance
Integrate a suite of sensor feedback for Navigation and Track State Estimation development
Evaluate system performance, capabilities, and sensitivities using a variety of methods
Support root-cause failure identification and resolution studies
Create design/results documentation for internal and external customers
Support growth of GNC Functional Organization through creation of technical/process resources Ability to obtain and maintain DoD security clearances as required
Ability to obtain and maintain any additional clearances as required Physical Requirements (such as ability to lift up to 20 lbs.)
Up to 10% travel may be required for field testing and/or multi-site support
Other duties as required
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 8 years of prior related experience.
Active DoD Secret clearance
Demonstrated Technical Competancy in at least one GNC discipline (Guidance, Navigation, Control Theory, Track State Estimation, High-Fidelity Vehicle Modeling)
Experience with MATLAB/Simulink and C/C++ Preferred Additional Skills: Masters degree in Aerospace/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, Robotics, or Mathematics and/or combined with equivalent experience
Excellent problem solving and trade/parametric study execution
Familiarity with a variety of mission sensor types (RADAR, EO/IR, etc), modes, and stabilization
Familiarity with a variety of vehicle sensor types (GPS, IMU, ADS, etc) and modes
Familiarity with a variety of tracker types and kalman filtering
Background in physics/rigid body dynamics
Excellent people skills, with experience leading and collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment. Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)
Positive Attitude, Mentoring, Emotional Intelligence, Teaming, Delegation
Excellent people skills to include collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment
Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products