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GNC Engineer

Kelly Services
Cocoa, FL 32922
**_GNC Engineer_**

**_Cocoa, FL (Relocation Provided)_**

**_Full-Time_**


**Summary**


You will be part of a team of driven and enthusiastic engineers working to prototype, design, develop, and test our innovative Dauntless small launch vehicle. In this position you will be designing an orbital class controls system and serving as a critical part of the overall launch vehicle design team.


You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced and often uncertain environment, contributing to innovative solutions, while demonstrating personal leadership, technical competence, and attention to detail. A willingness to branch outside your comfort zone is essential were a small fast-paced company and everyone pitches in when needed. This is an opportunity to get in near the ground floor of an expanding space launch start up and have a direct impact on the development and production of a completely new space launch vehicle.


**Essential Duties and Responsibilities**


+ Support the derivation, design, implementation, and validation of the Dauntless autopilot

+ Identify, evaluate, select, integrate, and validate Dauntless actuators and control hardware

+ Support the derivation and implementation of endo-atmospheric guidance algorithms

+ Analyze Monte Carlo simulation results to drive launch vehicle design

+ Collaborate with your GNC teammates to deliver the entire Dauntless GNC system


**Qualifications**


+ B.S. Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering with 4+ years of professional GNC experience

+ A solid foundation in analytical flight dynamics and orbital mechanics

+ A solid foundation in modern linear feedback control

+ Experience with the derivation, implementation, testing, and flight-certification of thrust vector control (TVC), engine throttling, and/or reaction control systems (RCS)

+ Experience with the derivation, implementation, and testing of endo-atmospheric guidance

+ Experience with using MATLAB & Simulink to model and evaluate autopilot performance

+ US Person as defined in 22 CRF Part 120.15 (U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, refugees and those given asylum in the United States, and temporary residents granted amnesty) since work includes ITAR controlled technical data


**Preferred Skills and Education**


+ M.S. or Ph.D in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering with 3+ years of professional GNC experience

+ Comfortable leading trade studies to select autopilot algorithms

+ Familiar with six degree-of-freedom (6-DOF) Monte Carlo simulations for trajectory analyses

+ Proficient with real-time operating systems and hardware-in-the-loop testing

+ Competent with using Python for data analysis and task automation

+ Excited to join a small, but passionate, team building a novel launch vehicle!




**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-06-29 Expires: 2022-08-29

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