197814 - Guidance Navigation & Control Engineer 4
12 Months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Guidance Navigation & Control Engineer 4 for an opportunity in Tukwila, WA.

Gathers, defines and documents system level requirements and investigates actions necessary for requirements definition and flow-down improvement. Performs and documents design of Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) systems and guides experienced engineers in performance of the designs. Develops GNC and mathematical tools and techniques and aids in developing Technology roadmaps. Performs or directs test data analysis and documentation. Presents findings of compliance to regulatory agencies, negotiates certification basis in alignment project goals, simulation and design review per FAA, MIL-SPEC and NASA guidance. Trains and coaches others. Works under minimal direction.

• Gather and define requirements for Guidance, Navigation and Control (GN&C) systems
• Perform mission planning and analyses to define spacecraft trajectories and performance requirements
• Develop navigation and guidance algorithms to support mission and trajectory needs
• Create models, simulations and tools to support GN&C system development and analysis
• Perform design & analysis of integrated Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) systems
• Support design reviews, analyses, simulations and component / system testing to ensure delivery of products that meet or exceed customer requirements and expectations
• Support troubleshooting of delivered product operational / service anomalies and incidents
• Participate in new business development efforts
• Work under general supervision

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

• 1 year or more experience using Matlab/Simulink or MatrixX to model systems
• 1 year 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

• Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 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.

Robert Davis
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x305 or (800) 927-9318 x305

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.