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Principal Guidance, Navigation and Controls Engineer

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Principal Guidance, Navigation and Controls Engineer in Westford, MA

The Core Technology Engineering Group is looking for a Principle Engineer with a background 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, for pointing to imaging targets and 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 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.

Detailed Skill Requirements:
  • Demonstrated strong skills in the derivation of Control system requirements
  • Demonstrated strong skills in classical or modern controls design
  • Demonstrated strong skills in developing algorithms
  • Ability to learn on the fly.
  • Ability to drive tasks to closure in an environment of changing priorities
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills

Basic Requirements:

  • US Citizenship
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in appropriate disciple and 10 years of experience or an advanced degree in the appropriate disciple and 7 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of Modeling and Simulation
  • Hands-on experience with design and execution of hardware-in-the-loop testing
  • Proficient with MATLAB/Simulink

Job Number: 1910107085
Job Location: Westford, MA
Duration: 24 months
Input Date: 09/25/2019
Last Updated: 11/14/2019
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

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