Simulation and Modelling Engineers

Filton, City of Bristol
Competitive hourly rates
16 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Clearance Level
DV, None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type

World class Defence Organisation based in Bristol is currently looking to recruit an experienced Simulation and Modelling Engineers (Guidance & Control Engineer).

Please Note: you must be eligible for SC (Secret Level) Security Clearance.

The contract is initially for 12 months (ongoing after). Competitive hourly rates are being offered by the department.


• Support the design, development and test of Mid-Course Guidance, Homing Guidance, Control and Navigation algorithms for missile applications.
• 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.


• 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)

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