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Guidance, Navigation and Controls Staff Engineer (Grand Prairie, TX)

Grand Prairie, Texas

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The Guidance Navigation and Control (GNC) engineer at Lockheed Martin will have the opportunity to design, simulate and verify technologies such as missile autopilot, guidance algorithms, inertial target tracking, and Navigation algorithms using Kalman Filters for optimal estimation techniques. They will also have the opportunity to design, simulate and verify precision servo control and pointing algorithms for gimbaled seekers and other sensors as well as various actuators and mechanisms. Modelling and simulation of these systems is performed primarily in Matlab and C++.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Entry, Mid, Senior
  • Travel: Minimal, dependent on role

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  • Collaborative
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  • Results-driven
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  • Technologically savvy

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The work so far has been challenging and varied. Overall, it’s been a great job; The people, environment, and benefits are fantastic on top of the work itself.

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    Medical, Dental and Vision coverage is available for employees who opt-in.

  • 401k/Retirement Plans

    Our 401(k) plan features generous matching and company contributions.

  • Professional Development

    We support our employees through mentoring, internal & external educational programs, networking, skills enhancement and career-building programs.

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

    Our generous parental leave policies support your journey into parenthood. When you return to work, our facilities offer mother's rooms to support your transition and work/life balance.

  • Paid Time Off

    We offer PTO, paid holidays and paid time off for jury duty and military obligations.

  • Flex-time

    Depending on the position, we offer a flexible 9x80 work schedule with alternating off Fridays.

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Guidance, Navigation and Controls Staff Engineer (Grand Prairie, TX)

Grand Prairie, Texas

Job ID: 523685BR Date posted: Apr. 01, 2020 City: Grand PrairieState: TexasProgram: TOAR and GNC Engineers Description:Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control is looking for a GNC engineer capable of scheduling missile autopilots and performing GNC design and analysis.

The candidate should be proficient in Matlab, Simulink and other control theories related to missile stabilization and acceleration control.

The candidate should have working knowledge of missile dynamics, aerodynamics and other aspects of forward and tail controlled missile autopilots.

The candidate should be able to use existing based tools, models, and tuning algorithms as well as modify them to achieve required performance criteria for missile DATCOM, and wind tunnel data sets.

Performance analysis and verification of will need to be made using digital simulations and later with and tests.

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

Relocation:
Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.

The Locale:
Grand Prairie is part of the “Mid-Cities” region in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex which is in the North Central region of Texas. Grand Prairie is a suburb of both Dallas and Fort Worth. The region offers a great cost of living combined with a robust economy and a pleasant climate. This North Central region of Texas is a great place to live and to raise a family. The region is home to numerous colleges and universities to include University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Arlington, University of North Texas, Southern Methodist University, and Texas Woman's University. The Mid-Cities is the suburban region filling the thirty-mile span between Dallas and Fort Worth. These communities include the cities of Arlington, Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Southlake, Colleyville, HEB (Hurst, Euless and Bedford), NRH (North Richland Hills and Richland Hills), Haltom City, Watauga, and Keller, along with multiple other smaller towns such as Trophy Club and Roanoke and together represent more people than either Dallas or Fort Worth.

Please see the YouTube videos below as examples of work completed by the engineers in the group:

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IAMD

MFCE&T GNC
Basic Qualifications:
• Must posses an active Secret security clearance.

• Weapons experience across Guidance, Navigation and Controls (GNC) disciplines.

• C/+ and Matlab/Simulink.

• Experience modifying and tuning algorithms to achieve required performance criteria for missile aerodynamic data sets

• Experience analyzing and verifying GNC algorithms using digital simulations, and tests.
Desired Skills:
• Proficient in control theories related to missile stabilization and acceleration control.

• Strong communication skills. 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.
Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: MISSILES AND FIRE CONTROLRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Systems Engineering: Models and SimulationsClearance Level: SecretType: Full-TimeVirtual Location: noWork Schedule: FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/dayShift: First
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