Guidance Control and Navigation Engineer

32.93 - 41.62 GBP Hourly
09 Nov 2016
01 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
A well-established global engineering company based in Bristol is currently looking to recruit a Guidance, Control and Navigation Engineer (on a contract basis) To support the design, development and test of Mid-Course Guidance, Homing Guidance, Control and Navigation algorithms for missile applications..

Responsibilities of the GC&N engineer:

*Analysis of closed-loop model simulations.
*Analysis of sub-system and system trials/firing data.
*Generate/maintain justification documentation.
*Prepare and present material at Design Reviews.
*Work with Systems, Simulation & Modelling and Software Engineers to support the validation and verification process, particularly in terms of algorithm integration and test in the 6-DoF Performance Model and generation of Embedded Software through auto coding via the Mathworks toolset.

To be considered for this Systems Engineer role you must:

*Practical experience of modelling flight dynamics (essential)
*Practical experience of Matlab / Simulink (essential)
*Practical experience of developing Guidance, Control & Navigation systems (preferable) - e.g. Guidance Laws, Estimators/Observers, Kalman Filters, Autopilots, Optimal Control, Multivariable Control, H-infinity, Mu-analysis, Integrated Navigation
*Trajectory optimisation (preferable)
*Knowledge of sensors (preferable) - e.g. Accelerometers, Gyros, Inertial Measurement Units, GPS, RF and IR Seekers.
*Knowledge of actuation systems in relation to autopilot design (preferable)
*Experience of delivering on a product development programme (preferable)

If the above position is something that you would be keen to hear more about, then please apply now with your updated CV now