Job Listing Description

Staff Navigation and Controls Engineer (7 - 10+ yrs exp)

Description:
The Core Technology Engineering Group is looking for a Staff Engineer with a background/interest in Navigation and Controls to help in the design, analysis and testing of state of the art airborne remote sensing systems.

These sensor systems utilize highly accurate Navigation & Control systems in order to isolate the line-of-sight (LOS) from aircraft motions, plus for pointing to imaging targets as well as obtaining geolocation information. The individual will join an experienced interdisciplinary team of engineers working in a collaborative environment, with the responsibility of developing & implementing guidance and control systems.

The main responsibilities include:
• Derive the Navigation & Control system requirements and functionally architect a system to meet the requirement under size & power constraints.
• Design and/or implement Navigation & Control algorithms to perform under 6DOF aircraft motion.
• Perform model-based analysis of the various aspects of the system including stability, performance, robustness and mission objective analysis.

Education/Certifications:
• Master's degree in Aerospace, Controls, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics with 5+ years Control or Navigation Systems experience
• PhD in Control or Navigation Engineering with 3+ years Control or Navigation Systems experience is highly preferred

Experience/Qualifications:
Basic Requirements:
• US Citizenship
• Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in appropriate disciple and 7 years’ experience or an advanced degree in the appropriate disciple and 5 years’ experience

Required Experience & Qualification
• Navigation solution design and implementation for ISR sensing systems
• Airborne GPS/Antenna Electronics integration
• Inertial instrument expertise

Preferred Experience & Qualification
• Modernized GPS products experience
• Modeling and estimation/Kalman filtering experience
• Sensor fusion and PNT experience
 
Job Number: 1910107091
Job Location: Westford, MA
Rate: Very Competitive
Per Diem: Split
Overtime: Yes
Duration: 2 years
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 10/04/2019
Last Updated: 10/18/2019
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Stephanie Spolzino
Address: 50 FOUNDERS PLAZA STE 304
City, State: EAST HARTFORD, CT 06108
Phone: 860/289-2643
800 Phone: 866/636-4723
Fax Phone: 800/556-5284
Email: sspolzino@pdstech.com
Website: www.pdstech.com

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