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GNC Engineer

Job ID: 1925898
Location: EGLIN AFB, FL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 22, 2019
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Guidance, Navigation, Control
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Guidance, Navigation, and Controls Engineer to support the Air Force’s guided weapons research, development, modeling, analyses, and simulation of GNC algorithms. This will include simulation, hardware-in the-loop, and field testing. Our customer is the US Air Force Armament Directorate Office located at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. 

A successful candidate will be assigned to work as a part of a small team of scientist and engineers working with civil service government engineers developing, modeling, and analyzing within laboratory testing both advanced components and systems. 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  • The candidate shall assist with the development of integrated guided munitions guidance, navigation, and control algorithms.
  • The team is looking for a highly motivated Engineer with experience in the modeling and simulation of complex systems.
  • Development of models and analyses to assist in the development of functional simulations for both tactical and strategic guidance systems.
  • Evaluate concepts’ or concept subsystems’ performance and stability. Help establish concept performance limitations.
  • Assist in modeling and simulation development of guided weapons systems and concepts.
  • Document studies and analysis findings via briefings, scientific papers and technical reports.
  • Software implementation of complex guidance, navigation, and controls algorithms.
  • Work with a small team of scientists and engineers to model, simulate and study the performance of potential Air Force guided weapon systems, concepts and advanced weapon subsystem technologies.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in engineering, scientific or related field and 2+ years of work related experience (Advance degree desired)
• 3+ years' experience in guidance, navigation, and controls algorithm development and analyses or Controls System Engineering courses as part of college degree work

• Knowledge of Virtual and Constructive simulation development and the use of these simulations for guided weapon system and concept flight performance predictions
• Scientific programming experience required.
• Machine Learning experience a plus
• Programming experience with C. C++, Matlab and/or Simulink code development required
• Understanding of digital signal processing techniques
Ability to obtain and maintain an active DoD Secret clearance.

Desired Qualifications

 

Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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