L3 Technologies Staff GNC Engineer in Plano, Texas
Staff GNC Engineer
Staff GNC Engineer
SAVING LIVES AND MAKING THE WORLD A SAFER PLACE TO LIVE
L3 Technologies is a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms. L3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training.
Electronic Systems (ES), headquartered in Arlington, Texas, is one of four L3 business segments, and provides a broad range of components, products, subsystems, systems and related services for military and commercial customers. We are searching for a Staff GNC Engineer in our Advanced Systems & Technologies (AS&T) located in Plano, TX.
L3 AS&T is built on the proposition that a small team of the right people can do what others will not even attempt. Our mission is simple — provide customers with products and services that are industry-leading, innovative and affordable. L3 AS&T specializes in developing disruptive, next-generation technologies for advanced small UASs, affordable radar systems, weapon systems and RF sensor technologies. With small company agility and big company experience, L3 AS&T has earned a reputation for providing disruptive technologies at a faster pace than traditional DOD contractors. If you like the idea of hands-on experience designing, building, testing and fielding new technology at a fast pace and supporting the vital missions of our warfighters, then L3 AS&T may be the company for you.
This position provides advanced concept development, design, implementation, test, and evaluation of AS&T.
Major Responsibilities/Activities Statements:
Development of outer-loop control algorithms utilizing feedback from a variety of sensors for tracking, precision guidance, and ISR mission support
Development of inner-loop control algorithms for vehicle stability and performance
Development of navigation solutions using GPS and/or alternate-sensor aiding
Development of high-fidelity 6DOF math models to simulate/recreate dynamic behavior of airborne flight systems and their sub-components
Technology planning and system-level trade studies providing requirements and performance specification
Mentoring engineers by demonstrating excellent interpersonal, communication, and documentation skills
The position can include time in office, lab, and infrequent flight test environments depending on program/task.
Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering degree with an emphasis on Control Theory (advanced degree preferred)
15 years of experience in airborne flight control systems or related field
15 years of experience using integrated sensor systems for guidance and/or navigation
Fluency in Matlab/Simulink for development and analysis
Working knowledge in C/C programming
Extensive knowledge in control system design (classical and modern) including application to high-speed, unstable-airframe aerodynamics
Extensive knowledge in practices/standards/sensitivities for precision sensor pointing, stabilization, fusion, tracking, and feedback control
Extensive knowledge of Navigation algorithm/solutions including integration of GPS and alternate-sensor hardware aiding
Experience with modeling and control of power plant/propulsion systems
Excellent root-cause analysis and debugging skills from live and/or simulated flight data
Excellent people skills, with experience leading and collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment.
Willingness to be (or become) a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for functional area topics
Willingness and desire to train less experienced GNC engineers via mentoring and/or technically focused training sessions
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)
U.S. citizenship and active Secret clearance required
Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SSBI is mandatory
Educational Requirements: Physical Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
Ability to travel up to 10%
Support Field Testing
The successful candidate will be based in the Electronic Systems business unit, in the Plano, TX area. A competitive market-based compensation package, including relocation, commensurate with the responsibilities and experience requirements will be provided.
If you are excited about Saving Lives and Making the World A Safer Place to Live, Sharing our Values and Exceeding our Leadership Excellence Expectations, please introduce yourself by sending your resume to:
L3 Technologies, Inc. is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.
Job Engineering -Multiple Functions
Primary Location USA-Texas-Plano
US Security Clearance Required: Secret
Shift: Day - 1st
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Organization: L3 Advanced Systems & Technologies-20000051
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Posting: May 10, 2018, 8:10:07 AM
Req ID: 098415