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Guidance Navigation & Controls Staff Engineer (Dallas, TX)

Company: Lockheed Martin
Location: Bedford
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

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 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, effective December 8, 2021, Lockheed Martin will require all newly hired employees, in the United States, must be fully vaccinated before their start date.
Description:Lockheed Martin is seeking a Guidance and Navigation (GNC) Engineer for an exciting Dallas, TX position.

The GNC Engineer will:
- Perform critical studies, analyses, execution, integration, and test activities.
- Complete trade studies to evaluate system performance based on complex launch environments and implementation of a terminal seeker package for a missile program and providing a best solution for implementation.
- Support Program Reviews and Technical Interchange Meetings.
- Develop system requirements and define modifications to existing missile program software.
- Be responsible for supporting the Hardware-in-the-Loop test scenarios and flight test efforts.
- Be responsible for documenting requirements, software algorithms, and test cases.

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.

Basic Qualifications:
- Must have the ability to obtain an interim security clearance or greater.

Experience with the following:
- Missile 6DOF simulation design and analysis and Hardware-In-The-Loop (HWIL) design and simulation analysis.

- Developing and analyzing guidance, navigation and autopilot algorithms.

- Design and analyses of terrestrial navigation and navigation state error estimation.

- Support preflight system performance assessment and post flight verification analyses.


- FORTRAN or C++.
Desired Skills:
- Demonstrate experience with optimal state estimation filters such as KALMAN and Extended KALMAN filter (EKF).

- Demonstrate mastery of C/C++ programming.

- Design target tracking systems which generally include target state estimation and target/detection association.

- Contribute to the definition of an operational flight program (OFP) with integrated high fidelity 6DOF simulations.

- Demonstrate strong math skills in the areas of linear algebra, matrix math, statistics, trigonometry, and coordinate transformation.

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.
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