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Principal Space Navigation Engineer

Company: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc.
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

We strive to maintain a fully accessible website as described in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Acts of 1998. If you are an individual with a disability, or a disabled veteran, who is unable to search or apply for jobs, you may request accommodations by contacting our Human Resources Department at 617-258-1571 or email at . Posted Date 1 week ago (7/25/2022 2:13 PM) Requisition ID 2022-6274 Overview Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit . Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply . Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact ResponsibilitiesThe Space and Strategic Navigation group is seeking a highly motivated, highly skilled estimation engineer to support the design, development, and analysis of navigation algorithms for space and strategic systems. The group supports the full development arc of flight programs, including covariance analysis, high-fidelity sensor modeling, navigation filter prototypes, Monte Carlo analysis, flight software, integration/testing, flight test support, and post-flight analysis. The candidate should have demonstrated achievements in one or more of these areas and a willingness to build expertise in the others.A key component of this group's mission is to maintain and drive forward Draper's core capability in space and strategic navigation, a capability that stretches back to MIT's Instrumentation Lab, which pioneered the field of missile guidance systems in the 1950s and 1960s. That mission underlies our commitment to hire talented, committed engineers, invest in staff members' technical and leadership skills, and provide opportunities to make key contributions to missions of great national interest.QualificationsRequired Qualifications:

  • PHD. in Aerospace Engineering, or equivalent, with 5 or more years of relevant industry experience
  • Significant experience in the design and analysis of extended Kalman filters and related algorithms
  • Experience with GPS and inertial sensor modeling
  • Familiarity with the following tools: Matlab, Simulink, C/C++, Jira, Git/SVN Security Requirement : Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a government security clearance. Active secret clearance preferred.
    ** Draper has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all Draper employees. This will be a condition of employment to work at Draper . Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Share on social media Connect With Draper for Future Opportunities! If you don't find the right posting in our Career Opportunities, you may submit your resume for future consideration.

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