Senior GNC Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) is 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. Here at RMS, you will have every opportunity to grow to your full potential, with the advantages of world-class career development programs and outstanding real-life rewards.

The SeniorGNC Engineer is responsible for conducting missile guidance, filtering, and missile performance optimization, and is a position for GNC engineers with experience in some combination of the following: guidance law development, state estimation, Kalman filtering, sensor fusion, trajectory shaping, path planning, miss distance performance optimization, kinematic and system trade studies, autonomy and collaboration, algorithm optimization, and Monte Carlo assessments with expected system disturbances.

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

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Key Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

·Development of Missile Guidance Algorithms

·Development of State Estimators

·Coding of Missile Guidance Algorithms in Higher Order Computer Languages

·Development of Simulation Kinematics Models

·Analysis and Optimization of Missile performance both in simulation and flight test

·Leading small teams

Required Skills and Education:

·Minimum Degree: B.S in the following majors: Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or Physics

·Eight (8) years of professional experience in aerospace, missile development, guidance design, estimation, or related technical fields with a BS degree (6 years with a MS and 4 years with a Ph.D.)

·Eight (8) years of experience in the development and employment of modeling and simulation tools, particularly six degree of freedom simulations.

·Eight (8) years of experience developing or modifying code in higher level languages like Fortran, Ada, C++, and MATLAB

·Prior work experience managing an engineering team

·Familiarity with embedded software development and hardware/software integration

Security Clearance Requirement:

Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD issued Secret Security clearance

Desired Skills:

·MS or higher in aforementioned disciplines

·Experience assessing GNC system integration risks through test data analysis

·Ability to communicate effectively with senior leadership and other engineering disciplines.

·Experience leading a GNC focused development team

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.