12 months ago
Guidance Navigation & Targeting Engineer
Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems
Job ID 47753BR Date posted 05/19/City Hood River
Country United States
UTC Aerospace Systems – Hood River TASE Imaging Systems are the Preferred Tactical ISR Solution, providing superior image quality and offer the lowest size, weight and power (SWaP) requirement in the industry. Proven in the harshest environments our payloads have flown hundreds of thousands of hours of unmanned and manned in theater military operations, public safety missions and commercial surveillance projects.
We at ISR & Space Systems are world leaders in electro-optical sensors, employed by the U.S. and foreign military in time critical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. Our passion for supporting the Warfighters and their mission demands excellence in everything we do, from the talent we recruit to the highly-engineered systems we deliver. We value people, integrity, ideas and performance. This position offers an exciting opportunity to grow technically and broaden capabilities while proudly contributing to unique state of the art solutions that truly make a difference.
Secure one of the coveted engineering positions in the Columbia River Gorge, an hour east of Portland. Hood River is home to world-class wind sports, skiing, biking, hiking, and fishing, our staff enjoys the work/life balance you are looking for. Whether you are an outdoorsman, athlete, into arts/crafts or antiques we offer something for everyone. Ranked in the Top 10 of Americas best small towns we offer some of the finest school, restaurants, microbreweries, wineries and museums in the Pacific Northwest.
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United Technology Corporation is seeking a knowledgeable engineer with experience and educational, background, in the development of state-of-the-art GPS-based (and non-GPS) Navigation systems. The areas of applications will be varied but will include Navigation system development for mid and high altitude sensors , aircraft and autonomous vehicles, Responsibilities of the position will include GPS selection and modeling, design of algorithms to optimally combine data from multiple sources, simulation development, laboratory work with prototype hardware, possible support of flight testing, and interaction with customers, as well as research opportunities related to extensions and novel applications of navigation technology.
* Develop CONOPS for navigation & targeting systems
* Develop requirements for navigation & targeting systems
* Perform analysis on navigation & targeting systems
* Support integration & test of navigation & targeting systems
Qualification: Required Skills:
* 4+ years of experience developing geolocation & targeting systems
* Rich knowledge of inertial sensor characterization and modeling
* Practical experience with a range of different GPS/INS
* Demonstrated experience modeling and estimating inertial navigation systems' performance
•Range finder experience
•Classical control & Modern control application experience
•Modeling & estimation / Kalman filtering experience
•Strong personal discipline skills
•Strong verbal and written communication skills
•Demonstrated documentation / organizational skills
Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen, with ability to obtain DoD Security Clearance.
* PhD in Aero/Astro, Controls, Mathematics, or Physics with 4+ years GNC experience is highly preferred
* Master's degree in Aero/Astro, Controls, Mathematics, or Physics with 8+ years GNC experience
* Bachelor’s degree in Aero/Astro, Controls, Mathematics, or Physics with 10+ years GNC experience
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.