Flight Controls Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-296485
    • Job Location: Glen Burnie, MD
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 02/04/2020
    • Years of Experience: 3+
    • Radford Job Code: 65271-65276
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Job Description

Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services is currently seeking a Flight Control Engineer who will be responsible for design, analysis, testing, and implementation of launch vehicle flight control systems in the aerospace and defense industry. 

 

Experience and Skills

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Develop vehicle simulations with 1, 3, and 6 degrees of freedom
  • Perform linear stability analysis
  • Tune control gains to obtain desired results and margin
  • Perform Monte Carlo simulations
  • Hardware in the loop (HWIL) testing
  • System integration
  • Write test plans, procedures and reports
  • Launch support at US and foreign launch ranges
  • Travel up to 35% to support integration and launch operations

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Strong working knowledge of control systems
  • Must have experience with MATLAB
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • M.S. or greater in Aerospace or Electrical Engineering (or similar discipline)
  • Experience working with classical and/or modern control theory, design and analysis
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to prepare, review, and evaluate documentation, specifications, test plans and procedures
  • Three (3) years' related experienced preferred