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Senior Missile Guidance, Navigation & Controls Staff Engineer (Texas)

Company: Lockheed Martin
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

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 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, all current and newly hired employees, in the United States, are required to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022.
Description:Lockheed Martin is looking for a Guidance, Navigation and Controls Engineer to work on new missile 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 design, trajectory analysis and shaping, HWIL integration, and missile trades. They will develop and improve missile algorithms in the areas of guidance, navigation, and controls. See the impact of your algorithms in digital simulation, hardware-in-the-loop, test, 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 requirements for aircraft, launch vehicles and/or spacecraft.

Come put your expertise to work pushing the boundaries of missile technology on products that make a difference.


Basic Qualifications:
- Must currently posses a DOD Secret security clearance or Greater with last investigation completed within the last 6 years.

Experience with the following:
- C++ and MATLAB.

- GNC algorithm development.
Desired Skills:
- Masters degree in engineering field.

Experience with the following:

- Algorithms.

- Guidance algorithms.

- Autopilot design.

- State estimation and filters.

- Performance simulations of aircraft or
missile systems.

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.
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