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Guidance, Navigation and Control Engineer

Job ID: 2116428
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Guidance, Navigation, Control
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Guidance, Navigation, and Control Analyst in the Huntsville, AL area to operate and maintain a fixed guidance, navigation, and control (GNC) lab supporting foreign material exploitation (FME) at a customer location on Redstone Arsenal.  SAIC operates multi-disciplined FME labs at this location that provide support to the analysis of missile system components from MANPADS, SRBMs, SAMs, TELs, decoys and camouflage, and DEW electronics.

This is a great opportunity to upgrade your active Secret clearance to a TS/SCI with CI Poly!

Responsibilities include:

  • Operation and maintenance of the GNC lab to instrument, characterize, and collect data on inertial sensors for GNC systems of foreign missiles.
  • Select, set up, verify proper operation of, calibrate, and document equipment-test procedures for GNC Lab equipment.  
  • Collect data that will verify the guidance instrument model algorithms that are integrated into various simulations, from stand-alone guidance subsystem simulations through complete system flyout simulations. 
  • Select, procure, and integrate instrumentation to support the increased test analysis capabilities of foreign equipment in response to broad Government requirements.
  • Additional responsibilities include installing custom equipment such as interface cables and measurement equipment racks and upgrading interface panels.
  • Candidate must have knowledge and experience working with 2-axis and 3-axis motion simulators, accelerometers, gyroscopes, and inertial measurement units (IMUs). SECRET clearance required, TS/SCI preferred.

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • Perform calibration procedures on test equipment to ensure readiness before testing.
  • Maintain configuration control of lab inventory scheduling for annual maintenance and calibrations of select specialized test equipment from the manufacturers’ service representatives.
  • Track maintenance records and calibration results to ensure accountability and mission readiness with no delay in responding to Government requests.

 

Qualifications

  • Active Secret Clearance is required and the ability to get a TS/SCI with CI Poly
  • BS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Physics or Applied Math, with at least 8 years of experience in a GNC related field. 
  • Experience in using the following equipment and software: 2-axis and 3-axis rotation table, power supplies, multimeters, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, counters, signal and arbitrary waveform generators, C#, NI LabVIEW, and MATLAB.

 

Contingencies: Must have the ability to obtain a TS/SCI with a CI poly within 2 years of hire date. 

 



COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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