The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
15 days old
2017-11-282017-12-29

Guidance, Navigation and Controls Engineer (C++/Python) (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM
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An experienced engineer with Guidance, Navigation and Controls \(GNC\) algorithm development background is needed to develop algorithms for mission analysis work utilizing modeling and simulation tools and implementation in avionics systems\.



On any given day, you may be called on to:



+ Prove leading edge technologies through analytical means, including modeling and simulation and HWIL simulators, and then implemented in field\-tested hardware;

+ Develop and employ both traditional and innovative algorithms, including sensor fusion through Kalman\-filters;

+ Work through current challenges including GPS\-denied navigation using SAR technologies, advanced vehicles and missile interceptors\.



Required:



+ Master's in Aeronautical Engineering, Controls Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent degree plus 5 years of relevant experience;

+ Bachelor's degree must also be in a STEM discipline;

+ Experience with one or more of the following relevant application and mission domains: estimation, navigation, control systems, dynamics, optimization, Kalman filtering or signal processing theory;

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a required DOE Q\-level security clearance and SCI clearance, which may require a polygraph test\.



Desired:



+ Working knowledge/experience with object\-oriented software development \(C\+\+/Java/Python\);

+ A strong analytical background, either through work experience or formal education;

+ Working knowledge/experience with Matlab;

+ Relevant experience in research and development scientific/engineering application software development;

+ Ability to conceive innovative solutions to complex problems;

+ Ability to clearly communicate complex concepts and solutions to customers and stakeholders;

+ Demonstrated ability to work on multi\-disciplinary development teams;

+ Excellent teaming and communication skills\.



Department Description:



The Navigation, Pointing, and Control Department delivers motion\-measurement and motion\-control solutions\. We specialize in navigation using inertial measurement units and GPS \(Global Positioning System\), ultra\-accurate position and velocity measurements for synthetic aperture radars, gimbal pointing with microradian accuracy for airborne and space remote sensing, and a variety of controls problems \(e\.g\., wafer and mask positioning with nanometer accuracy for semiconductor manufacturing\)\.The projects in the department require analysis, computer modeling and simulation, algorithm development, sensor development, electronics, implementation of real\-time algorithms in software and hardware, and system integration\.



About Sandia:



Sandia National Laboratories is the nations premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:



+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide

+ Extraordinary co\-workers

+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\*



_World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov



\*These benefits vary by job classification\.



Security Clearance:



Position requires a SCI security clearance\.



Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance and SCI clearance, which may require a polygraph test\.



Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship and SCI clearance, which may require a polygraph test\.



Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.



EEO Statement:



Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

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