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GNC/Altitude Determination and Control Lead - Direct hire $155k - $170k

Work locations available are: (Los Angeles, TX, Huntsville AL, FL, WA)

GNC Expert, either Algorithm Expert or H/W sensors expert who has lived through a program.

Job Description
As part of a hardworking team of diverse spacecraft development engineers, you will lead the development and delivery of the Attitude Determination and Control Subsystem (ADCS) for an advanced spaceflight vehicle. Your responsibilities will include synthesis of algorithms, creation of flight software, derivation and development of subsystem requirements, performing analyses and trade studies, and supporting the full lifecycle of ADCS design through flight completion.

We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!

•Lead development team including Software/Algorithm development, 6 DOF simulation, sensor selection (Star trackers, sun sensors, GPS, IMUs), reaction wheel sizing and selection, ADCS analysis and architecture, and flight autonomy
•Lead technical team of experienced analysts, system engineers, software, and hardware engineers
•Responsible for cost & schedule execution, vendor selection and vendor management
•Lead HIL support and support integration of algorithms into flight SW
•Lead and perform analyses, simulations, and tests (including component and hardware-in-the-loop) to verify component and subsystem specifications and requirements
•Lead development of verification and validation plans to ensure software and hardware components, and the integrated subsystem will perform as specified to meet system and subsystem requirements
•Provide technical direction and oversight to development of sensor solutions by suppliers
•Manage technical risks for the subsystem, develop and execute mitigation plans
•Support the integrated product manager for updates to schedule, resources, cost, and risks
•Lead subsystem gated reviews, and support program reviews
•Lead on-vehicle functional testing and flight demonstration testing of the subsystem

•B.S. degree in Aerospace engineering with at least 10 years of design experience
•Experience in development and analysis of algorithms
•Experience in leading the full development lifecycle of subsystem on at least one aerospace program. Will take someone that is technical with the ability to do this as long as they have a little exp leading.
•Solid system engineering and configuration management skills
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Highly organized and capable of planning and guiding complex technical work
•Ability to execute in a dynamic, fast-paced, and driven work environment
•Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

•M.S. or Ph.D. in Aerospace engineering
•Demonstrated experience with MATLAB and Simulink and associated auto coding practices
•Demonstrated experience in development and testing of navigation sensors and control actuators
•Demonstrated experience in implementation and testing of software and hardware
•Demonstrated advanced knowledge in the development of planetary spacecraft systems
Job Number: R9831
Duration: Direct Hire
Input Date: 09/08/2021
Last Updated: 10/15/2021
Attention: Domenic Avellino
City, State: WRENTHAM, MA 02093
800 Phone: 877/334-7700
Fax Phone: 877/335-7700

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