Modeling And Controls Engineer - Huntsville, AL

Intuitive Research And Technology Corporation Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 2 months ago

Provides support to weapon system design, development, test, and sustainment for launch vehicles/systems. Develops motion control system architecture and logic as well as modeling system dynamics based on first principles. Researches and selects control devices, motors, actuators and sensors for motion control and position sensing.

Designs and tests control system interfaces with system executive software and off-the-shelf motor controllers. Exercises knowledge of implementation and test control solutions in multiple environments including Simulation, Hardware-in-the-loop, Prototype Systems, and/or Production Systems.


  • ABET accredited BS in Engineering

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in applying classical and modern control techniques

  • Some Travel

  • Ability to obtain and maintain security clearance


  • MS degree in a technical or scientific field

  • Knowledgeable of model development and control system design for mechanical systems

  • Proficiency in MATLAB and Simulink

  • Experience modeling in Simscape and/or Solidworks

  • Familiarity with robotics and/or mechatronics

  • Knowledge of military/DOD practices, packaging and standards

  • Experience in Digital signal processing, filtering, state estimation

  • Knowledge of programming languages, especially C++

  • Experience with robust control design, addressing difficulties such as significant nonlinearities, nondeterministic behavior, and a disparity of maintenance states

Necessary Competencies

  • Honesty, superior ethics

  • Interpersonal savvy, excellent communication skills

  • Ability to be a team player

  • Initiative

  • Positive attitude

  • Professionalism


Awards: INTUITIVE's many awards showcase our success at building a professional and well-rounded culture of excellence. Awards include Best Small and Medium Companies to Work for in the U.S. in Fortune Magazine, Huntsville Best Places to Work, National Prime Contractor of the Year Award, Best for Vets in Military Times Edge Magazine, Top 50 Companies in America for Workers over 50, Torch Award for Ethics, Family Friendly Business Award, Fit Friendly Company Award, and more. Employees take great pride in these validations of our success.

Giving Back: Giving in the community includes investment of time and effort, as well as monetary action. Very thoughtful in our choices, we focus on helping children and the elderly, as we feel they are most often overlooked. This approach results in meaningful employee involvement as we volunteer at a local school, support organizations that care for the homebound, assist groups that care for homeless children and families, support veteran organizations and activities, et al. Employee feedback shares how very rewarding such activities are.

Fun: Our natural atmosphere of camaraderie and professionalism fosters our coming together to enjoy many events, the success of which is evidenced by great turn-out, lots of fun, and wonderful feedback.

Focus on Health: Very health-conscious from the top down, we incorporate many types of health-related events and activities, resulting in positive impact on health-care cost outcomes. We are a proud winner of the Fit Friendly Company Award from the American Heart Association.

Incentives: A robust focus on recognition for performance, accomplishments, and creativity is part of our attracting and retaining skilled and talented individuals, supporting our outstanding retention rates.

Continuing Education: Close attention to the development of our employees and supporting them in many avenues of continuing education are a part of our company fabric, and result in the furthering of the caliber of our capabilities as well as the satisfaction of our employees.

Disability Accommodation for Applicants -- Intuitive Research and Technology Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in its job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following alternative email address or phone number to contact us about your interest in employment at INTUITIVE or 256-922-9300 x. 1113. Our process is to respond and to work with the requestor to identify a workable accommodation to the application process.

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Modeling And Controls Engineer - Huntsville, AL

Intuitive Research And Technology Corporation