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Lead GNC Engineer - Aerodynamics focus


Lead GNC Engineer - Aerodynamics focus

Remote - occasional travel during testing
The scope of the position includes:

  • Working across Masten’s programs, with a focus on VTVL rocket vehicles.
  • Coordinating with leadership team on staffing allocation and resources
  • Being a technical contributor to challenging engineering problems & having key input into the vehicle design, build, and test
  • Providing engineering expertise and leadership
  • Providing mentorship and guidance to the technical team - potentially 2-5 teammates 

Candidates filling this position will have strong skills with computer hardware and software. Beneficial to have strong skills in advanced mathematics and computer programming. Responsible for leading the team and assisting with the work to:

  • Develop hardware architecture 
  • Select flight computers, aerodynamic controls, and power system hardware
  • Fin control actuator systems 
  • Aerodynamics
  • Trajectory analysis
  • Guidance algorithms
  • Control laws
  • Sensor fusion
  • Flight simulators
  • Optimization
  • Geodesy
  • C, C++, Python, MATLAB
  • Navigation sensors (GPS, star trackers, LIDAR, IMU, etc.)
  • Systems engineering
  • Hands on test and integration

Job Number: 2110128083
Job Location: Mojave, CA
Duration: 36 months
Input Date: 03/30/2021
Last Updated: 05/14/2021
Attention: Chad Dunavant
Address: 370 N WESTLAKE BLVD STE 120
City, State: WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA 91362
Phone: 805/418-9862
800 Phone: 866/458-4322
Fax Phone: 805/418-9866

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