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

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++.

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  • Collaborative
  • Imaginative
  • Problem-solver
  • Results-driven
  • Team player
  • 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.

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  • 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

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

Grand Prairie, Texas

Job ID: 596217BR Date posted: Aug. 10, 2022 Locations: Grand Prairie, TexasProgram: TOAR and GNC Engineers 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-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
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.

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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. Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret with an investigation within 6 years Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week 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: Guidance, Navigation and Control Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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