Tucson, Arizona, USA
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.
The Algorithm & Simulation (A&S) Directorate is responsible for algorithm development including Guidance, Navigation, and Control; radio frequency (RF) and electro-optical/infrared (EO-IR) Signal Processing; and missile-and-sensor-level Modeling and Simulation for RMD’s broad portfolio of projects, programs, and products. The Flight Sciences department, within Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) is looking for motivated and dependable Controls Engineers for our Autopilot and Control Actuation Systems (CAS) teams at our Tucson, AZ location.
We value diverse skills and experience, so don’t hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you’re passionate about what you could accomplish here, we’d love to hear from you.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:
You will apply knowledge of advanced controls & inertial sensors to flight controls design & analysis of missile performance in simulation, ground test, and flight test.
In this role, you will develop solutions to complex control problems and contribute to uncovering and resolving issues related to development and implementation of flight controls systems.
You will develop flight control system architectures and requirements, implement control laws and design flight controls algorithms to maximize program performance and robustness.
You will develop missile state estimation algorithms, as well as derive algorithms and filters to compensate for flexible body, aeroservoelastic effects, and inertial coupling.
Control Actuation Systems team (CAS)
You will develop actuation control system architectures and requirements
You will implement advanced control laws to maximize performance
You will develop high fidelity motor and flexible gear train models containing nonlinearity and temperature dependencies
You will be responsible for analysis of actuation performance in simulation, ground, and flight test
Qualifications You Must Have:
Bachelor’s of Science degree in Engineering or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics
Two (2) years of experience in control system design and analysis (Can be a combination of professional experience and directly relevant academic experience)
Course work, independent research, and/or work experience that includes a combination of at least two of the following: classical and modern control system design techniques, modeling of system dynamics, state estimation, servo-mechanism control, or DC motor control
Experience developing or modifying code in higher level compiled languages such as Fortran, Ada, and/or C/C++
Experience with MATLAB and/or Simulink
The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
Qualifications We Value:
Existing U.S. security clearance
Experience assessing GNC system integration risks through test data analysis
Performance analysis by simulation, including verification and validation techniques
What We Offer:
Whether you are just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America’s 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature’s best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson’s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.
Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the Referral Award.
JBRTX // Equal Opportunity Employer // 193511MBR