190148 - Navigation and Controls Engineer

Chipton Ross is seeking a Navigation and Controls Engineer for an opening in Orlando, FL

Seeking a Guidance, Navigation, and Controls (GNC) Engineer to support development, analysis, integration, test, and flight of Ballistic Missile Targets. These targets range from single to three stage launch vehicles providing highly complex test scenarios for our customers. In addition to targets, the candidate may also support other advanced programs as well as research and development efforts. In this role, the candidate will work tasks related to modeling and simulation, flight controls, trajectory development, aerodynamics, and autopilot analysis. This position is for an individual with experience in navigation systems, flight controls, guidance routines, and six degree-of-freedom (6DOF) simulations. The candidate will be joining a team of GNC Engineers to assist with (1) developing and analyzing missile trajectories using 6DOF simulations, (2) additional modeling and simulation updates, (3) autopilot design and analysis, and (4) real-time and post-test data review in support of System Level testing and mission activities.
35% - Modeling and Simulation updates
35% - Trajectory tuning and development
10% - Autopilot design and analysis
20% - Data review support of System Level testing

Analysis and design experience in linear control systems for aerospace vehicles Prior experience with 6DOF simulation of aerospace vehicles Missile or Launch Vehicle navigation and guidance experience/coursework Experience with programming in C, C++ and using MATLAB/Simulink Ability to work under Windows and Linux environments Working with Systems Engineering disciplines and related activities (e.g., requirements traceability & verification) Exceptional written and oral communication skills to include report writing, requirements and documentation, as well as design review presentations

9 years of professional experience with GNC or an equivalent combination of experience and education S. or greater in Aerospace or Electrical Engineering, or similar degree Experience in design and analysis of multi-loop linear and non-linear flight control systems
Capability to linearize complex non-linear systems Experience in aerodynamic design and analysis of aerospace vehicles
Prior GNC experience in ballistic missiles
Experience with programming in Fortran

Minimum of 5 years of professional experience with GNC or an equivalent combination of experience and education BS in Aerospace or Electrical Engineering, or similar degree

Work Schedule
1st Shift, 5/40

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Melody Mullins
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x186 or (800) 927-9318 x186

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.