Subject Matter Expert - GNC Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
Are you a results-oriented GNC engineer who enjoys working within a diverse team?
Do you have a strong desire to work on projects that are critical to the defense of our nation?
Are you prepared to tap into and exercise your leadership qualities?

If your answers are yes, the Algorithm and Simulation team at Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) may have an ideal job for you! We are a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets where youll be part of a global team working together to solve some of the most demanding challenges on the planet. We are the world's largest developer, producer and integrator of weapon systems. In fact, we've produced over one million missiles in our history. Military forces in more than 50 countries look to us for a high-quality product portfolio that includes missiles, smart munitions, projectiles, kinetic kill vehicles and directed energy weapons. We are seeking senior-level GNC engineering professionals to work in our Tucson, AZ location. As an engineer at RMD, we will help you achieve your goals, find renewed purpose, thrive and succeed. We offer competitive pay and benefits, as well as a comprehensive relocation package.

The Algorithm and Simulation team is hiring GNC engineers with experience to work in one of the following areas within the organization: State Estimation and Optimization, Flight Controls, Aerodynamics, Guidance Design, or GPS.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Required Education, Skills and Experience (Senior Principal Systems Engineer):
  • Bachelors Degree in engineering disciplines, natural or physical sciences, mathematics, or physics with ten (10) years of applied work experience (MS degree and 8 years of experience or Ph.D. and 6 years of experience)
  • Strong academic / analytical background with course work and work experience that includes a combination of at least two of the following areas: digital and modern control systems, dynamics, Kalman filter design, signal processing, 6DOF simulations, guidance algorithms, flight control requirements development, or wind tunnel testing
  • Ten (10) years of applied work experience with Matlab, C/C++, and/or Object Oriented design
  • Past work experience with UNIX and/or LINUX operating systems as well as Microsoft products
  • Experience in a technical project or team leadership role
  • Past work history pursuing research and development funding both internally and externally
  • United States citizenship
Other Requirements:
  • Must have an existing or the ability to obtain a Department of Defense issued Secret Security clearance. This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process.
  • Must be willing to relocate to Tucson, AZ (comprehensive relocation package available)
Desired Education, Skills and Experience:
  • Advanced degree in aforementioned disciplines. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard
  • Experience with missiles, gravity bombs, glide bombs, or autonomous/collaborative air vehicles
  • Ability to facilitate and coordinate activities across multiple facilities and locations
  • Results-oriented work ethic and able to communicate effectively with senior leadership and other engineering disciplines
  • Capture effort coordination and developing proposals to obtain funding, spanning technical proposal development, work breakdown structures and cost estimation
  • Depending on technical focus area:
    • Guidance law development, state estimation, Kalman filtering, sensor fusion, trajectory shaping, path planning, miss distance performance optimization, kinematic analysis of actuation system effectors
    • Free stream wind tunnel testing and aero model development
    • Flight testing; ability to design an envelope clearance test plan, reduce the data, and validate the 6DOF flow field models
    • Planning and executing flow field wind tunnel tests including grid runs, captive trajectory systems, and attached-store loads testing
    • CFD analysis and interpreting CFD data
    • System identification techniques applied to flexible body dynamics, and application of structural filters to minimize impact to control systems
    • Assessing GNC system integration risks through test data analysis
    • Preparing system trade studies
    • Performance analysis by simulation Monte Carlo assessments with expected system disturbances, including verification and validation techniques
    • Algorithm optimization
  • Knowledge of related disciplines: airborne RADAR systems including RF signal processing and tracking algorithms; embedded software development and hardware/software integration; system engineering design methods including requirements analysis and flowdown, specification derivation and interface control documentation


Check us out on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/raytheontechnologies
https://www.visittucson.org/

162060

Categories

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Subject Matter Expert - GNC Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account