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

Employer
L3Harris Technologies
Location
Richardson, Texas
Posted
Jun 16, 2024
Closes
Jun 28, 2024
Ref
2776859647
Discipline
Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Manager / Leader
Specialty
Autonomy
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Title: Lead Guidance, Navigation, Control Engineer-Active Secret Clearance Required Job Code: 8403 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: Develop GNC Design Architectures and Technical Roadmaps supporting program execution Lead simulation/software development and manage team/task delegation based on capabilities, as well as, team growth
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
Lead root-cause failure identification and resolution studies
Lead system performance, capabilities, and sensitivities using a variety of methods
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation) including the ability to translate technical vision, direction, tasking, and status to multi-disciplinary team
Support Growth of GNC Functional Organization through mentoring and creation of process/technical resources
Strategy and proposal support including technical scope, cost, and schedule
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 9 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 13 years of prior related experience.
Active DoD Secret clearance
Bachelors degree in in Aerospace/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, Robotics, or Mathematics Demonstrated Technical Expertise in multiple GNC disciplines (Guidance, Navigation, Control Theory, Track State Estimation, High-Fidelity Vehicle Modeling)
Experience with MATLAB/Simulink and C/C++ Preferred Additional Skills: Excellent problem solving and trade / parametric study execution
Masters degree in Aerospace/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, Robotics, or Mathematics and/or combined with equivalent experience
Demonstrated Behavioral Competencies and Team Leadership
Practical experience working with a variety of mission sensor types (RADAR, EO/IR, etc), modes, and stabilization
Practical experience 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