Guidance Control & Navigation Engineer

Full Time
Job Sector:
Engineering / Technical
Salary description:
£30000 - £45000/ annum Overtime, Bonus and benefits
Start Date:
Cirrus Selection Limited
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Hours: 37 hours per week
We have an exciting opportunity for a Guidance Control & Navigation Engineer to join an ambitious, highly regarded, scientific engineering / manufacturing business that are in a position of sustained growth.
GCN Engineers are involved in all stages of the lifecycle and play a central role in product development. The opportunity will provide the Guidance Control & Navigation Engineer the opportunity to become a key member of a dynamic team working on a fast-moving and challenging project. The function has responsibilities for algorithm development and proving in domains such as control systems, IIR and RF image and signal processing, tracking, Integrated Navigation, including GPS integration, Data fusion and Command and Control amongst others
It is an exciting time to be joining the company, as the business is expanding during a time of economic uncertainty.
The role will see you carry out a range of activities such as, but not limited to;
* You will be responsible for the development of specific algorithms or studies to support a key programme within the business
* Responsibilities can include concept studies, algorithm design and trade-off studies, trials preparation, trials analysis and reporting, architecture definition, algorithm and model validation
* You will be autonomous and will be able to act as a point of contact for GCN's interactions with the other project teams e.g. Simulation and Modelling, Software, Hardware-in-the Loop, Systems Design & Validation and Technical Quality
* You will perform technical analyses and investigations into a full range of issues and problems along with preparing and developing solutions either individually or as a member of a project team
* You will engage with the algorithm users, understand and respond to their needs and ensure that the algorithms are fit for their intended use
Skills Required
* An appropriate good Degree or Masters' with a strong mathematical content e.g. Aerospace Engineering, Control Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics
* Relevant experience of applicable algorithms i.e. Guidance, Control, Data Fusion, Navigation, Image Processing.
* Ideally knowledge and experience of some of the following:
* flight dynamics and aerodynamics
* sensors (e.g. IMUs, GPS, RF and IR seekers)
* actuation systems in relation to autopilot design and servo control.
* Ideally knowledge and experience of the following:
* The MathWorks products - specifically Simulink, Embedded MATLAB and Stateflow
* C, FORTRAN and Ada
You will need to be able and willing to gain (UK Eyes only) security clearance, potentially to DV level in the future.
Please note; Due to the occasional high amount of applications, it can be difficult to reply to everyone. If you haven't been contacted within 1 working week, then you haven't been successful on this occasion. However, thank you for your interest.
Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment

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