Flight Mechanics Engineer (GN&C)
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Huntsville, AL 35806
This position will support research projects as well as simulation development efforts focused on improving simulation techniques for aerospace systems with a focus on missiles. The candidate will join an R&D team of engineers developing reduced order models (ROMs), machine learning (ML), and optimization solutions for DoD and NASA customers with a strong interest in developing rapidly evaluated models for use in control systems, optimization, and numerical simulation of aerospace vehicles.
In this role, the candidate will bring experience/interest in 3-&6-DOF model development as well as a fundamental understanding of control theory. The candidate will be the primary developer for these topics, developing tools that will be coupled with reduced order models, machine learning techniques, and optimization techniques. The candidate will work with other engineers with expertise ranging from CFD/CSD, panel methods, and model order reduction.
Candidate must be a US Citizen and be eligible to obtain (and maintain) and Secret Clearance
Position requires at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering or similar discipline (Master’s Degree is a plus)
Experience with GNC simulation, methods, and applications including: 3DOF and 6DOF simulators and numerical methods, working knowledge of optimal state estimation and control theory
Experience developing or analyzing hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) simulation is strongly desired
Candidate must demonstrate programming skills in one or more of the following: MATLAB, Python, Fortran, C++
Preferred candidate will have experience using Simulink for modeling control systems (or similar applications)
Experience or interest in reduced order models, surrogate modeling, and machine learning techniques is a plus
Experience working with CUDA or GPU is also a plus
About the Company:
CFD Research is the technology leader in engineering simulations and innovative designs. Our services are used by many Fortune 500 and emerging high-tech companies, national laboratories, and universities worldwide. CFD Research develops cutting-edge technologies (software & hardware, designs and prototypes) with Federal agencies and provides the highest possible leverage to our industry partners.
CFD Research offers competitive salaries and excellent employee benefits, including an employer matching 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). CFD Research offers a highly competitive insurance package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance. We offer company paid long-term disability, accidental death and dismemberment, and life insurance. Performance appraisals occur each year and pay increases are based upon corporate goals, personal development, performance, and outstanding achievements. In addition, group and individual bonuses are awarded for exceptional performance.
CFD Research is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.