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Posted: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 10:28 AM

Requisition ID: 29905
All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)
A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning clandestine to commercial, youll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nations space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration : to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, youll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game:changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?
Responsibilities 13;
Provides professional engineering/scientific support within (research and development) engineering, systems engineering, project engineering, or technology functions/ organizations. The Guidance Analysis Department (GAD) provides the design and analysis support for guidance, navigation, and control (GN and C) for launch vehicles and upper stages. GAD is responsible for GN and C system validation, targeting, trajectory performance, and mission certification. GAD fulfills a systems engineering and integration role for the respective disciplines. The department is dedicated to achieving total mission success while maintaining the highest level of integrity and technical excellence.

Key Functions
:Independently evaluates, selects, and applies engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgment in making adaptations and modifications. Assignments typically have specified objectives. Contacts are primarily internal, with infrequent inter:organizational and outside customer contacts on routine matters
:Engineering assignments: Performs analytical studies, conducts tests, develops details of specifications, prepares details of analytical report findings, assists in planning and development of studies and design projects
:Systems engineering assignments: Participates in development of program interfaces between hardware and computer systems; diagnoses both hardware and software simulation tool problems; designs improvements to simulation environments; develops and/or revises programs for data reduction and analysis
:Project engineering assignments: Performs analytical studies, conducts integration tests, and develops details of acquisition hardware/software and database specifications
:Technology assignments: Assists in technology planning and development; performs testing and evaluation of materials and devices; develops procurement specifications and test procedures; prepares details of analytical reports, including preliminary findings and recom mendations
:Perform engineering analyses of launch and upper:stage vehicle guidance and navigation systems, including performance of guidance algorithms and use of inertial systems, GPS, and other sensors
:Perform trajectory studies and conduct error and orbital perturbation analyses
:Perform statistical analyses of launch vehicle trajectories and targeting accuracy
:Develop mathematical models and high:fidelity computational simulations of launch vehicles from fundamental principles of dynamics and physics
:Develop computational tools to analyze the performance of launch vehicle guidance and navigation systems
:Study and evaluate launch vehicle guidance and navigation designs and algorithms
:Analyze control system performance, develop and perform linear stability analyses, time and frequency domain simulations
:Prepare technical reports and briefings to be presented to the customer 13;
Qualifications 13;
:Bachelors degree in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science or related field
:Advanced undergraduate:level knowledge in the following areas:
:Guidance, navigation, and control of aerospace vehicles
:Rigid:body kinematics and dynamics
:Flight dynamics and orbital mechanics


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