Senior Guidance, Navigation, and Control Engineer
Company: Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company
Location: El Segundo
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company delivers affordable,
high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At
Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on
exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment
where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample
opportunities for advancement based on demonstrated excellence.
Join our close-knit engineering team in developing advanced space
missions as a Spacecraft Guidance, Navigation, and Controls
Engineer. Superstars are welcome.
At Millennium, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a
better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to
work that matters with a company where diversity, equity, and
inclusion are core values. We're committed to fostering an
environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and
inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find
your future with us.
The Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) Engineer is the
Responsible Engineering Authority (REA) for all closed loop control
system design elements, and electro-mechanical system control
capabilities. The Spacecraft GN&C Engineer works under the
direction of the Flight Controls Group Lead to support the various
projects at Millennium. You will develop and manage requirements,
design control algorithms, design autonomous control systems,
define associated telemetry & command structures, develop math
models & simulations, support flight software development, and
support system testing, as well as develop relevant spacecraft
operating procedures. As a Spacecraft GNC Engineer you will be
involved with developing subsystem requirements and design through
system integration, and into flight operations.
Responsibilities And Duties
- Perform GN&C system design, analysis, and subsystem
component selection & evaluation, to ensure optimal closed-loop
- Develop spacecraft element models to predict dynamic responses
to determine pointing knowledge and control capabilities.
- Perform and manage GN&C and ACS systems design and analysis
using control theory and analysis techniques applied to launch
vehicle and space systems.
- Perform all spacecraft GN&C system mechanical & electrical
configuration, design, analysis and test.
- Perform GN&C qualification testing on spacecraft systems
and components including test design, test procedures, data
reduction, analysis, and reporting.
- Develop and document the design and analysis processes
necessary verify the design meets its requirements.
Qualifications And Skills
- Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or
Aerospace engineering. MS or Higher Preferred.
- Minimum 10 years experience with spacecraft GNC/ACS
- Ability to perform complex system analyses of trajectories,
kinematics, dynamics, and control systems using existing and/or
- Ability to perform launch trajectory, spacecraft orbital, rigid
body, and flexible body kinematic and dynamic analyses.
- Ability to apply both classical and modern control theory,
system trade studies, architecture development, and systems
integration & analysis and apply appropriate tools for
electro-mechanical, launch vehicle, and/or spacecraft systems
development, test, and operations.
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Active TS/SCI clearance
Benefits And Perks
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company offers a very
competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision,
and 401k plan. Relocation assistance to Southern California can be
Before applying, please note:
Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This
position is located at a facility that requires special access.
Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security
clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for
and maintain a security clearance. We are proud to be an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage
veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for
any open position for which they feel they are qualified.
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