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Sr Staff Guidance, Navigation & Controls Engr / Grand Prairie, TX

Company: Lockheed Martin
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID: 622034BR
Date posted: Nov. 21, 2022
Locations: Grand Prairie, Texas
Program: TOAR and GNC Engineers
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.
To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
Description:Lockheed Martin is looking for a Guidance, Navigation and Controls Engineer to work on new systems. This program is part of our Tactical Strike Missiles portfolio at our Missiles and Fire Control location in Grand Prairie, TX, a world leader in missile systems.
The Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) Engineer will be responsible for missile guidance and autopilot , trajectory analysis and shaping, HWIL integration, and trades. They will develop and improve algorithms in the areas of guidance, navigation, and controls. See the impact of your algorithms in digital simulation, hardware-in-the-loop, , and in the deployed systems protecting our warfighters. Be part of a high-performing team with a track record of mission success.
Other duties include:
--- Designs, develops, implements, verifies and tests algorithms to perform guidance, navigation and control of aircraft, spacecraft, launch vehicles and upper stages during powered and coast phases of flight, earth orbit, interplanetary cruise and orbital insertion, as well as during staging events.
--- Navigation functions include the statistical processing of measured data points and their substitution into algorithms simulating physical reality.
--- Guidance functions include the formulation of specific equations and control laws to achieve a desired position in space.
--- Control design and analyses processes consist of the development of the control for aircraft, launch vehicles and/or spacecraft.
Come put your expertise to work pushing the boundaries of technology on products that make a difference.
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Basic Qualifications:
--- Must have an active secret clearance with investigation in last 6 years.
--- Must have experience with controls feedback and regulation, statistical processes, and strong analytical skills of large data sets.
--- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in written form.
--- Develop and analyze algorithms such as guidance, navigation, autopilot, inertial tracking, and servo control algorithms
--- Demonstrate proficiency in one or more of the following languages: C++, Matlab, Python
--- Demonstrate strong math skills in the areas of linear algebra, matrix math, statistics, trigonometry, and coordinate transformation
Desired Skills:
--- Proficiency with C++ programming, Matlab, Python, Linux
--- Ability to perform preflight system performance assessment and post flight verification analyses
--- Experience designing and analyzing target tracking and terrestrial navigation systems
--- Experience with optimal state estimation filters such as extended Kalman filters (EKF)
Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.
The Locale: Grand Prairie is part of the "Mid-Cities" region in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex which is in the North Central region of Texas. Grand Prairie is a suburb of both Dallas and Fort Worth. The region offers a great cost of living combined with a robust economy and a pleasant climate. This North Central region of Texas is a great place to live and to raise a family. The region is home to numerous colleges and universities to include University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Arlington, University of North Texas, Southern Methodist University, and Texas Woman's University. The Mid-Cities is the suburban region filling the thirty-mile span between Dallas and Fort Worth. These communities include the cities of Arlington, Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Southlake, Colleyville, HEB (Hurst, Euless and Bedford), NRH (North Richland Hills and Richland Hills), Haltom City, Watauga, and Keller, along with multiple other smaller towns such as Trophy Club and Roanoke and together represent more people than either Dallas or Fort Worth.
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Secret with an investigation within 6 years
Other Important Information You Should Know
Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.
Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.
Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.
Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week
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.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They're dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.
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.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: MISSILES AND FIRE CONTROL
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Guidance, Navigation and Control
Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no >
Shift: First

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