Draper Navigation Algorithms Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Design and analyze navigation algorithms for aerospace vehicles operating in a variety of applications from hypersonics to commercial space. This position offers an opportunity to join the Precision Navigation Group whose expertise stretches back to Apollo. The group supports the full life cycle of flight programs, including requirements definition, algorithm development and analysis, flight software deployment, flight test support, and post-processing. This position is located in Cambridge, MA.
M.S. in Aerospace Engineering, or equivalent
Strong background in dynamics and control, linear systems, calculus, and estimation theory
Project-based work using Kalman filters desired
Proficiency in MATLAB and Simulink
Familiarity with GPS and inertial navigation systems desired but not required
Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance.
External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc