Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) Engineer, Orlando FL - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee   contract

United States

Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) Engineer, Orlando FL

Job ID: 466659BR
Date posted: Jan. 08, 2019
City: Orlando
State: Florida
Program: TOAR and GNC Engineers
Description:Lockheed Martin is seeking a Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) Engineer to be a member of the program’s GNC team performing simulation and modeling of missile 6DOF Integrated Flight Simulation (IFS).

This effort includes:
- Maturation of GNC algorithms
- Implementation of Guidance, Navigation, and Autopilot on-board algorithms in the IFS
- Modeling of physical "truth" models and implementation in IFS and maintain IFS
- Contribute to IFS architecture development
- Perform system performance assessments and trade studies using IFS.
- Support navigation test bed.

Prior experience with modeling, GNC, navigation and/or flight controls is required. Experience programming MATLAB and a command of C++ is of value.

Basic Qualifications:
Candidate must demonstrate the ability to perform the following Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) assignments:

Perform Missile 6DOF simulation design and analysis and Hardware-In-The-Loop (HWIL) design and simulation analysis.

Develop and analyze guidance, navigation and autopilot algorithms.

Design target tracking systems which generally include target state estimation and target/detection association.

Demonstrate experience with optimal state estimation filters such as KALMAN and Extended KALMAN filter (EKF).

Perform design and analyses of terrestrial navigation and navigation state error estimation.

Contribute to the definition of an operational flight program (OFP) with integrated high fidelity 6DOF simulations.

Support preflight system performance assessment and post flight verification analyses.

Demonstrate strong math skills in the areas of linear algebra, matrix math, statistics, trigonometry, and coordinate transformation.

Demonstrate mastery of MATLAB and C/C++ programming.

Ability to obtain an Interim Secret Clearance prior to start
Desired Skills:
Hardware-In-The-Loop (HWIL) simulation experience is desired.

Flight software integration and verification experience is also a plus.

Experience with Embedded Software, RF/EO knowledge, and experience programming in FORTRAN is also a plus.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Systems Engineering: Other
Clearance Level: Secret
Type: Full-Time
Virtual Location: no
Work Schedule: FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day
Shift: First