Guidance Control and Navigation Engineer

Location
Bristol
Salary
competitive hourly rate
Posted
25 Apr 2018
Closes
23 May 2018
Ref
1149890
Contact
Neil Freeman
Clearance Level
BPSS
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Contract

A Systems Engineer with experience of flight dynamics, guidance and control is required for a long term contract assignment in Bristol.

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.

Skills and Knowledge: - 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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