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PDS Tech Inc
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Huntsville, Alabama
United States
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Guidance, Navigation, and Control Engineer (JC90268180)

Guidance, Navigation, and Control Engineer (JC90268180)

Guidance, Navigation and Control Engineer

PDS Tech is hiring experienced GNC Engineers for current and recurring positions in the Los Angeles area.

Roles and Responsibilities (including some or all of the following):

+ System design, analysis, modeling, and simulation

+ Flight system performance analysis including nonlinear modeling, digital control, and system effectiveness analysis

+ Navigation system error analysis

+ Simulation – to include evaluation under nominal, off-nominal, and Monte Carlo flight modes

+ Develop, modify, and maintain hazards assessment tools to evaluate instantaneous impact points (IIP) and probability of impact

+ Develop, modify, and maintain GPS and telemetry processing tools for the reduction and analysis of flight test to determine Best Estimate of Trajectory (BET)

+ Prepare presentations, reports, research, and other contract deliverables related to analyses performed

+ Defining, analyzing, and reviewing results from model simulations

+ Using results of modeling and simulations to predict performance

+ Updating of models based on designs, test results, and other data

+ Statistical analysis to quantify effect of individual errors on system accuracy

Required Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

+ BS in engineering or physics with 3+ years or MS in engineering or physics with 5+ years engineering experience with complex systems engineering

+ 3+ years’ experience with system simulation and software engineering processes (e.g., requirements development for new subsystem, requirements analysis and management, design development and review, configuration management, interface control)

+ 3+ years system simulation and/or data analysis of airborne flight systems or equivalent

+ Experience with statistical analysis of test and simulation results using tools such as MATLAB

+ Experience in at least one of the following: control systems engineering, dynamic six degree of freedom modeling and simulation, launch vehicle analysis, navigation systems. Preference given to multiple skills

+ Must have demonstrated presentation skills and experience interfacing with customer

+ Position requires a proactive, self-starting, independent, flexible engineer with excellent interpersonal skills

+ Must have a current Secret security clearance or able to obtain clearance

Desired Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

+ BS, MS or PhD in engineering or physics

+ Understanding of engineering disciplines including aerodynamics and structural dynamics

+ Experience in one or more of the following: Kalman Filtering, software development, Linux scripting, makefiles, Python, revision control systems

This position may require you to submit to and pass a drug test and/or background check. If this is a hands-on position, you may also be required to pass a safety and productivity examination.

PDS Tech, Inc. will comply with all applicable federal and state laws governing the use of such background checks and drug tests.

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

+ Health insurance

+ Paid holidays

+ Weekly payroll

+ Immediate 401(k) eligibility

+ Completion Bonuses

+ Training

+ Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, check out

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