Engineer - Navigation Systems - Job ID 9987

The successful candidate will be responsible for development and implementation of navigation algorithms and software for space and ground systems. Additional responsibilities will include development of requirements and definition of software interfaces. The individual will work as a part of an Integrated Product Team, guiding the successful completion of major programs. The Navigation Systems Engineer will apply related knowledge of software and hardware to integrated Inertial Navigation System (INS) / Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation products. The engineer will be involved in the design, analysis, integration, and test of INS/GPS subsystems for missile applications.

Key Responsibilities:

·     Develop and implement space-borne and ground system navigation algorithms and flight software

·     Analyze navigation performance in simulation, laboratory, and flight testing

·     Resolve navigation system anomalies observed in simulation or test environments

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an STEM discipline (Engineering - Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace, Math, Physics) from an accredited university
  • 5+ years related experience
  • Understanding of Radio Frequency (RF) systems, propagation, and receiver performance
  • Experience with GPS systems/INS Systems and geolocation techniques and algorithms
  • Knowledge of GPS receivers, standard user host interfaces, Kalman filters, covariance analysis, or tracking loops
  • Must have or be able to obtain a DoD security clearance
  • Must be a US citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Thorough understanding of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) principles
  • Experience designing and developing Software Defined Radios (SDR)
  • Active TS/SCI clearance

About SDL: as a nonprofit unit of the Utah State University Research Foundation, SDL has been solving the technical challenges faced by the military, science community, and industry since 1959. SDL offers flexible work schedules and competitive salaries and benefits. As a University Affiliated Research Center (UARC), SDL also offers unique benefits, such as company contribution of 14.2% of annual gross earnings for retirement for exempt staff and discounted USU tuition of 50% for employees and dependents.


*Affirmative Action - Equal Opportunity Employer