GNC Systems Analyst
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Job Title: GNC Systems Analyst
Location: Cambridge, MA
Duration: 6+ Months
Candidates need to be a US Citizen as the Laboratory is a cleared facility.
*A Secret Clearance without Incident or the ability to acquire a security clearance is required for this role.
This position requires that applicants be fully vaccinated for Covid 19 or have a valid religious or medical exemption.
POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
Our client is seeking an engineer with an M.S. or a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering or the equivalent. The work will be focused on analyzing and designing guidance, navigation, and control (GN&C) algorithms and flight software. The analysis will include assessment of control, navigation, and guidance system performance, verification of algorithms and algorithm requirements, and analysis of flight dynamics and trajectory dispersions. Time domain simulations, covariance-based methods, and Monte Carlo dispersed analysis will be used to assess and tune system performance and to document analysis results.
Deep knowledge of MATLAB / Simulink (e.g., Bus objects, S-functions, embedded MATLAB)
Knowledge of GN&C algorithm techniques and simulation modeling techniques
Background in dynamics and linear analysis of aircraft, spacecraft, and missile closed loop performance (inner and outer loop)
We have placed many talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!
Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges.
The mission is critical and the work is as cutting edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds – AND THEY ARE HIRING!
Make this your next career move as one of our many long term contractors or employees!
Work as our full time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) – OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.
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