Northrop Grumman GBSD Senior Principal Engineer Guidance Navigation and Control in Roy, Utah
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) Algorithm Development Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.
The engineer in this role will continue to mature the Guidance System's ground and flight software algorithm design from Preliminary Design phase to a Critical Design Review and beyond. The role includes performing algorithm trades and modeling, simulation, and analysis of the flight vehicle to mature the algorithms to meet all system performance requirements. The individual will be responsible for all aspects of performance, including embedded system performance and management of throughput margins and establishing key functional interfaces with the flight software. The individual will also manage the maturation of the algorithms' internal and external interfaces to data sources required to calibrate, align, and fly the vehicle. The individual must be capable of performing in a team in a highly dynamic environment, managing multiple priorities. This position reports directly to the GN&C Analysis and Algorithms Lead and receives direct tasking from the GN&C Algorithms and Software Development Lead.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.
Bachelor's of Science Degree with 9 years of related experience; or 7 years with a Master's of Science degree; or 4 years with a PhD; OR 4 years of additional experience in lieu of a degree
Secret security clearance and ability to obtain a special access clearance
Experience using Monte Carlo analysis techniques to determine algorithm performance under uncertainty
Experience and familiarity in launch vehicle and/or missile guidance and control algorithm development, including time- and frequency-domain modeling, classical control law principles, and guidance law design under computational constraints
Experience and familiarity with high accuracy inertial measurement system algorithm design, including calibration and alignment principles and Kalman filtering
Simulation and/or GN&C law development experience using C++ and Matlab/Simulink
Working knowledge of Object Oriented Programming principles
Extensive knowledge of C++ and Object Oriented Programming
Experience working in an Agile team or even leading a scrum tea
Understanding of flight critical software development, including DO-178C compliance
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Job Category : Engineering