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Senior GNC (Guidance, Navigation, Control) Engineer

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General Atomics San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 2 months ago

Job ID#: 20779BR

Company: General Atomics

Job Title: Senior GNC (Guidance, Navigation, Control) Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Job Summary

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world's leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS' expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior GNC (Guidance, Navigation, Control) Engineer to join our Engineering group located in San Diego, California.


  • Develops guidance, navigation, and control algorithms for missiles, projectiles, and small satellites.

  • Integrates GNC algorithms into six-degree-of-freedom simulation software.

  • Analyzes the stability and robustness of guidance and control algorithms using control theory and Monte Carlo simulations.

  • May function in an advisory or leadership role for a project/program and provide direction, mentorship and guidance to less experienced professional staff or team of professional staff.

  • Will be responsible for delivering periodic status updates to internal and external customers.

  • Participates in or may lead the development of new or expansion of existing business opportunities.

  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply

Job Qualifications

  • Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; eighteen or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, sixteen or more years of experience with a masters degree, or thirteen or more years with a PhD. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.

  • Minimum of a DoD Secret Security Clearance is required.

  • Electrical, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering Degree is preferred.

  • Masters or PhD preferred.

  • Experience designing guidance, navigation, and control algorithms for aerospace systems is required.

  • Experience with physics-based modeling of dynamic systems and Monte Carlo simulation analysis is required.

  • Demonstrated experience developing software in C/C++ and Matlab/Simulink is required.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrates a detailed and extensive technical expertise and application of engineering principles, concepts, theory, and practice with the ability to organize, plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones with some experience in project leadership.

  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills to effectively interface with other departments, customers, government representatives, and/or professionals; the capability of representing the organization as a prime technical contact; and, the ability to provide leadership and guidance to less experienced professionals.

  • Must be customer focused and able to work on a self- initiated basis or in a team environment and able to work extended hours and travel as required.

  • A Professional Engineering License, original work(s) published in professional engineering journals, invited to present one or more original works to an engineering symposium, and invited and/or participated on an engineering review panel are desirable.

Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25%

Clearance Required? Yes

Clearance Level Secret

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