Guidance, Navigation & Controls Principal Engineer- Orlando, FL

Lockheed Martin Apopka, Florida
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November 25, 2022
Lockheed Martin
Apopka, Florida
Job ID: 621282BR
Date posted: Nov. 16, 2022

Locations: Orlando, Florida
Program: TOAR and GNC Engineers

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-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
Description:At Lockheed Martin, we apply our passion for purposeful innovation to keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. We are seeking a Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) Engineer who will:
Design, integrate, and test GNC, tracking, and/or servo control algorithm solutions for missile and fire control products
Develop, verify, and validate both complex models and simulations such as missile 6-degree-of-freedom simulations (6-DOF) and effects-based simulations
Evaluate system performance in complex scenarios and environments and verify system and subsystem level requirements
Perform critical studies, analyses, and test activities
Support ground and flight test efforts including Hardware-In-The-Loop (HWIL) activities
Support program reviews and technical interchange meetings with internal leadership and/or external customers

Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.

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Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in an engineering/technical discipline from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 20 years or more of professional experience; or 18 years with a related Masters, or 15 years with a related PhD degree.

You must demonstrate the ability to perform one or more of the following Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) or Modeling and Simulation (M&S) assignments:
Develop and analyze algorithms such as guidance, navigation, autopilot, inertial tracking, and servo control algorithms
Develop, verify, and validate complex vehicle models and simulations such as missile 6-degree-of-freedom simulations
Demonstrate proficiency in one or more of the following languages: C++, Matlab, Python
Demonstrate strong math skills in the areas of linear algebra, matrix math, statistics, trigonometry, and coordinate transformation
Desired Skills:
Proficiency with C++ programming, Matlab, Python, Linux, and CSF/CMD architecture
Ability to perform preflight system performance assessment and post flight verification analyses
Experience designing and analyzing target tracking and terrestrial navigation systems
Experience with optimal state estimation filters such as extended Kalman filters (EKF)

Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Secret
Other Important Information You Should Know

Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.
Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.
Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.
Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week

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 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.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Systems Engineering: Models and Simulations

Type: Full-Time

Shift: First

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