197812 - Guidance Navigation & Control Engineer 5
12 Months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Guidance Navigation & Control Engineer 5 for an opportunity in Tukwila, WA.

Develops requirement management processes and tools. Investigates actions necessary for requirements definition and flow-down improvement. Performs and documents design of Guidance, Navigation, and Control systems models and tools and guides less experienced engineers in performance of the designs. Develops certification criteria and methods with regulatory agencies. Leads, organizes and resolves cross-divisional problems to provide technical assistance to internal/external customers. Assures cost, time effective, creative solutions and disposition of issues to assure customer satisfaction. Performs a wide variety of complex trades studies to meet program requirements. Works under consultative direction.

• Lead and define Guidance, Navigation and Control (GN&C), mission or trajectory requirements, ensure requirements traceability and quality from the system level to component level, resolve requirements issues across program elements
• Lead mission planning and analyses to define spacecraft trajectories and performance requirements
• Develop and integrate navigation & guidance algorithms to support mission and trajectory needs
• Create models, simulations and tools to support Guidance Navigation and Control (GN&C) system development and analysis
• Design, analyze and guide others in the development of Guidance, Navigation and Control (GN&C) systems, simulations, models, tools and analysis techniques
• Perform a wide variety of complex trade studies to identify and recommend solutions to problems and issues
• Lead the definition of requirements compliance processes and certification criteria and methods
• Lead others in design reviews, analyses, simulations and component / system testing to ensure delivery of products that meet or exceed customer requirements and expectations
• Assure timely, cost effective solutions for program and engineering issues, present recommendations and implementation status to leadership and customers
• Lead, organize and resolve cross-divisional problems
• Lead new business development efforts and the definition of technology roadmaps
• Coach other engineers and leaders

• 10 years or more experience with spacecraft, missile, aircraft, autonomous platform or similar vehicle Guidance, Navigation or Control systems

• 4 years or more experience using Matlab/Simulink or MatrixX to model systems
• 4 years or more experience in computer programming using C, C++, C#, Ada or other engineering programming languages
• Experience with simulation and / or system/component modeling
• Experience or coursework with Kalman Filter design or other estimation techniques
• Experience with implementing algorithms in real time systems
• Experience with auto-coding of software
• Experience as a cost account manager

• Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 14 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+9 years' related work experience, Master+12 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

WORK HOURS: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

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

Christophor Long
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x179 or (800) 927-9318 x179

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.