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Guidance Nav & Control Engr 5

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Guidance Nav & Control Engineer for an opportunity in Colorado Springs, CO.

The Client is growing in the area of spacecraft Guidance Navigation and Control
(GN&C) system design, development, integration and test and is looking for motivated, talented engineers
to join the team in this exciting business area. Selected candidates will work on a range of
spacecraft programs and will develop state of the art navigation and guidance algorithms, create
integrated GN&C systems, perform mission planning and analysis, execute system performance analyses
and implement simulation solutions to support our customers. Engineers in these positions will have
visibility across the Client enterprise into modern GN&C and simulation development methods.

Position Responsibilities:
Lead and define Guidance, Navigation and Control (GN&C), mission or trajectory
requirements, ensure requirements traceability and quality from the system level to
component level, resolve requirements issues across program elements

Lead mission planning and analyses to define spacecraft trajectories and performance

Develop and integrate navigation & guidance algorithms to support mission and trajectory

Create models, simulations and tools to support GN&C system development and analysis
Design, analyze and guide others in the development of Guidance, Navigation and Control
(GNC) systems, simulations, models, tools and analysis techniques

Perform a wide variety of complex trade studies to identify and recommend solutions to
problems and issues

Lead the definition of requirements compliance processes and certification criteria and

Lead others in design reviews, analyses, simulations and component / system testing to
ensure delivery of products that meet or exceed customer requirements and expectations

Assure timely, cost effective solutions for program and engineering issues, present
recommendations and implementation status to leadership and customers

Lead, organize and resolve cross-divisional problems
Lead new business development efforts and the definition of technology roadmaps
Work under consultative supervision, coach other engineers and leaders.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
4 years or more experience using Matlab/Simulink or MatrixX to model systems
4 years or more experience in computer programming using C, C++, C#, Ada or other
engineering programming languages
Experience with simulation and / or system/component modeling
Experience or coursework with Kalman Filter design or other estimation techniques
Experience with implementing algorithms in real time systems
Experience with auto-coding of software

Accredited Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in
engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
10 years or more experience with spacecraft, missile, aircraft, autonomous platform or similar
vehicle Guidance, Navigation or Control systems

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 14 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+9 years' related work experience, Master+12 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Full-Time/First Shift

Kent Washington until Colorado Springs and or El Segundo Facilities achieve security certification

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Job Number: 187051
Job Location: CO Springs, CO
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 6 Months
Input Date: 08/28/2020
Last Updated: 09/23/2020
Attention: Melody Mullins
Address: 420 CULVER BLVD
City, State: PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808

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