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Senior Guidance, Navigation and Control Engineer for Space

Company: GCR Professional Services
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Guidance, Navigation and Control Engineer for Space

6-12+ months 40 hours weekly

This position will be remote. US Citizen only

The applicant will join a team of highly motivated Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) Engineers in the design, development, test, implementation and operation of spacecraft GNC systems for Earth, Moon, and Mars Missions. We seek applicants who will fit well in this dynamic team while designing challenging GNC systems and developing GNC technologies crucial to space exploration.

The applicant will be technically involved in various stages in the life cycle of the project including:
-- Mission design & architecture trades
-- System design & requirement analyses
-- Navigation algorithms and software development
-- Navigation system integration & test

The applicant should have strong domain experience in navigation for space systems. With specialties in one or more of the following:
-- Linear covariance analysis
-- Absolute and relative navigation using a variety of sensors
-- Sensor characterization and performance analysis

Qualifications should include:
-- MS degree in a relevant technical field of study, plus at least 4 years applicable experience or a PhD degree in a relevant technical field of study.
-- Familiarity with MATLAB and Simulink.
-- Experience with FSW development and test -- preferably in graphical development environments

Keywords: GCR Professional Services, Cambridge , Senior Guidance, Navigation and Control Engineer for Space, Engineering , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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