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Position Details: Guidance Navigation & Control Engineer

Location: Helensvale, Queensland
Openings: 1
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Rare opportunity to join a fast-paced, highly enthusiastic, and dedicated team in Queensland, Australia? 

The position will design algorithms and implement flight-critical software for a rocket system to deliver small satellites to orbit. 

The control laws include algorithms responsible for communicating to the effectors and sensors on the vehicle.

What's you'll be doing:
  • Design, analyse, and tune vehicle attitude and position control loops using time and frequency domain techniques
  • Design efficient logic algorithms and state machines to manage and control discrete-state actuators
  • Derive requirements for high bandwidth control systems within the context of full vehicle control performance, including setting bandwidth requirements
  • Implement GNC algorithms in C++ flight software and support flight software qualification testing, including hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) test programs
  • Assist in developing verification and validation procedures to ensure software products will perform as specified to meet system and subsystem requirements
What you'll need:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s (B.S.) degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering or relevant STEM degree
  • 3+ years’ experience with design of algorithms for classical, modern, and non-linear control system design theory
  • Proficient in C++11 or above software development
  • Demonstrated competence in tuning inertial navigation system filters
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional time management, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment
Be part of Australia's new frontier in rocket technology.

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