Guidance, Navigation & Controls Associate Engineer (Grand Prairie, TX)
Company: Lockheed Martin
Posted on: November 23, 2021
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Description:Lockheed Martin is seeking a Guidance & Control
Engineer for a position in Grand Prairie, TX working with advanced
Typical 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
Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.
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. The region is home to numerous
colleges and universities to include University of Texas at Dallas,
University of Texas at Arlington, University of North Texas,
Southern Methodist University, and Texas Woman's University. The
Mid-Cities is the suburban region filling the thirty-mile span
between Dallas and Fort Worth. These communities include the cities
of Arlington, Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Southlake,
Colleyville, HEB (Hurst, Euless and Bedford), NRH (North Richland
Hills and Richland Hills), Haltom City, Watauga, and Keller, along
with multiple other smaller towns such as Trophy Club and Roanoke
and together represent more people than either Dallas or Fort
- Must currently posses a SECRET security clearance.
- Experience with programming in MATLAB, C++, FORTRAN and/or
- Desire to learn detailed ground system/fire control theory and
- Ability to effectively communicate technical details on an
individual and group basis.
- Willingness to commit to long term position and desire to
progress to higher levels of responsibility.
Experience with the following:
- Development of algorithms for fire control or missile
- Data analysis of simulation, lab test, and flight test data to
verify correct operation of ground system/fire control functions
- MATLAB or similar Mathematical Computation platform.
- Fundamentals of fire control system concepts.
- Computer environments and languages, to include FORTRAN, Ada,
UNIX and/or C++.
- Modular software architectures.
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
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
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