199780 - Guidance Navigation & Control Engineer 5
Industry
ENG
Region
WA-Washington
City
Tukwila
State
WA
Rate
$DOE
Duration
12 Months
Description


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

RESPONSIBILITIES:
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.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Leads and develops optimal subsystem designs, performs requirements definition and flowdown
o Creates operational concepts and products, develops interface requirements, and performs verification and validation
o Performs analyses to evaluate and optimize total system performance to meet customer autonomous operation requirements
o Resolves technical issues and ensures the spacecraft and system are flight worthy prior to delivery
o Creates tools and techniques to optimize, analyze, and validate performance
o Develops solutions with cross-functional teams to assure mission success and presenting those findings to customer, chief engineer, and senior management
o Performs trade studies to meet program requirements
o Develops requirement management processes and tools.
o Investigates actions necessary for requirements definition and flow-down improvement.
o 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.
o Leads, organizes and resolves cross-divisional problems to provide technical assistance to internal/external customers.
o 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.
o Works under consultative direction.

REQUIRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
o 5+ year of experience working in aerospace, defense, or similar high-tech industry
o Experience with FDIR (fault detection, interpretation, and response) development
o Spacecraft or satellite systems experience

DESIRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
o Leadership experience in Aerospace Engineering or Electrical Engineering
o Experience developing solutions to complex technical problems
o Strong communication (both written and verbal)
o Experience working with C/C++
o Experience working with MATLAB and VBA tool development

EDUCATION:
Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree or higher in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry, (e.g.Bachelor's degree with 14 or more years' experience, Master's degreee with 12 or more years' experience or PhD with 9 or more years' experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study)

FULL TIME/FIRST SHIFT
WORK HOURS: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

MISCELLANEOUS:
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.

Contact
Melody Mullins
mmullins@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
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.