Guidance, Navigation and Control Engineer

  • Full Time
  • AEROSPACE
  • GERMANY
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Fluent oral and written English skills (all day-to-day activities are performed in English).

Company Details

Making access to space fair and affordable is our dream.

Job Description

We are looking for an exceptionally motivated guidance, navigation and control engineer to join our special-projects rocketry team. As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for creating guidance, navigation and control (GNC) software for an orbital vehicle. Are you comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and contributing to innovative solutions, while demonstrating personal leadership, technical competence and exceptional attention to detail? Then apply for us.

Your responsibilities & tasks​

  • Perform trajectory design, optimization, and dispersion analysis using ASTOS software
  • Work with MATLAB, Simulink, and ASTOS to design and build guidance, navigation, and control system components
  • Conduct stability and performance assessments including the development of linear and non-linear models
  • Design, analyse, and tune vehicle attitude and position control loops using time and frequency domain techniques
  • Perform analyses, including simulations and Monte-Carlo studies to satisfy top-level system specifications and requirements

Your qualifications​

  • Degree in engineering and/or related discipline. A higher degree is considered advantageous
  • Ideally extensive experience (5+ years) in a robotics or aerospace field performing control system implementation in Simulink/MATLAB
  • Demonstrated knowledge in vehicle state estimation, flexible body control, GNC algorithm development, Kalman filtering, trajectory design, and optimization
  • Strong understanding of classical dynamics, orbital mechanics, modeling and simulation
  • Experience in control system design and the implementation of control laws tolerant to real-world effects (non-linearities, signal noise, vibration modes, etc.)
  • Knowledge in programming in C/C++ on a Real-Time Linux platform is considered advantageous
  • Fluent oral and written English skills (all day-to-day activities are performed in English)
  • High social intelligence, Self-independent and a structured way of working

If you would like to become a valuable member of our company, we look forward to receiving your complete application.

 

Tagged as: modeling, c/c++, matlab & simulink, optimization, astos, real-time linux, classical/orbital mechanics, vehicle state estimation

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