Description: PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Software Engineer for an open position in Palmdale, CA.
This Flight Controls lead position is a technical position performing complex guidance and control design and analysis for Advanced Development Programs.
Responsible for guiding the design, development, integration and test of flight control laws.
Must have demonstrated working knowledge of flight control system architecture, autonomous control algorithms & analysis, system integration, and test of vehicle systems.
Prior experience in hypersonic flight regime is highly desired.
Must have a good understanding of aircraft stability, control and aerodynamic characteristics.
Strong system engineering experience and the ability to mechanize the requirements for Guidance, Navigation and Control systems is highly desired.
The selected candidate will represent the program as a technical subject matter expert within the field of flight controls and will interact with senior leadership, customer and suppliers at program meetings.
Current SECRET clearance with ability to obtain SAP/SAR access Minimum 10+ years of hands-on experience in the design of flight control laws (algorithms & software) for aviation applications.
Proficient with simulation/control laws (6-degree-of-freedom) development tools, aircraft/system modeling and Matlab/Simulink software.
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering Demonstrated experience in all phases of flight control laws design life cycle - from requirements development, conceptual design, detailed design, code generation, software verification & validation, ground test and flight test phases.
Knowledge and experience in Guidance and Control Algorithm design and implementation for high speed weapons.
Familiarity with flight worthy software development