Draper Navigation Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Draper is seeking a highly-qualified engineer in navigation, estimation, and sensor fusion. Relevant experience with sensor systems including electro-optical or infrared cameras, star cameras, radar, GPS, or signals of opportunity navigation is desirable. Hands-on experience in project execution and in designing, developing, and validating real-time algorithms and software is preferred. The engineer in this position will also be expected to provide technical support for internal and external research and development proposals, while staying abreast of the state of the art in navigation, estimation, and sensor fusion.
Minimum of a B.S. or M.S. degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or closely related field) with at least 2 years of experience.
Strong record of successful project execution, and team work skills are required.
The candidate should have strong analytical and problem solving capabilities.
Project experience involving GPS Navigation system development, GPS and signal processing educational background and/or equivalent experience are desirable.
Programming experience in C, C++, MATLAB, and Simulink is desired.
Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
An active Secret clearance is desired.
External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc