Rockwell Collins Senior Systems Engineer - Guidance Navigation and Control (GNC) in Sterling, Virginia
Job ID: 1546
Requisition ID: 1546
Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?
Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.
We are currently searching for a Senior Systems Engineer - Guidance Navigation and Control (GNC) to join our team in Sterling, VA (2300). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.
Rockwell Collins Control Technologies (RCCT) is looking for enthusiastic guidance, navigation, and control (GNC) engineers to join our growing team.
Our group has become one of the go-to places for solving difficult flight control, estimation, and navigation problems. Our customers come to us because they know we have the skills, knowledge, and determination to tackle the tough problems and deliver products that work every time. Some examples of applications we support include:
Unmanned aircraft landing systems
Computer vision for precision pose estimation
Hand-held targeting systems
Fly-by-wire control systems for airliners
Damage tolerant flight control for autonomous rotorcraft
Our most successful candidates have a strong background in estimation and control, a passion for learning new areas and new concepts, and the determination to see their ideas through from concept to end product. Joining our team, you would have the opportunity to learn from some of the best GNC experts in the world, while also strengthening the team with your unique expertise and experience.
A typical project might include:
Diving head first into a new challenging problem area
Developing working prototype solutions in MATLAB/Simulink
Working closely with system and software engineers to ensure successful implementation and testing of algorithms
Supporting test campaigns for: manned and unmanned aircraft, precision targeting systems, navigation subsystems, and computer vision systems just to name a few
Clearly communicating technical concepts to internal and external customers
Must Have Requirements:
A Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM program
US Citizenship or permanent resident
Strong background in control and estimation theories
Working knowledge of fixed and rotary wing aircraft dynamics and control
Proficiency in Matlab/Simulink
Practical experience with autonomous systems
Proficiency in trajectory planning and optimization algorithms
Expertise in machine learning
Experience with image processing
Background in Kalman Filtering
At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.
And that's just for starters.
Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations
Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)
An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance
Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!
Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.