Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop, model, simulate, and analyze launch vehicle and spacecraft dynamics, performance, and stability.
  • Create, edit, and debug software written in C/C++, Matlab, and/or Simulink.
  • Develop, modify, maintain, and improve software simulations, tools, and scripts.
  • Analyze systems in the time and frequency domain.
  • Support the design, integration, analysis, and documentation of GN&C products.
  • Configure, conduct, and analyze 6-DoF Monte Carlo simulations.
  • Prepare and present technical reports and/or briefings.
  • Create and review engineering and software documentation.

Here's What You'll Need:


  • Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or related field is required. Degree from an ABET accredited university preferred. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D. with at least 4 years' experience; Masters with at least 8 years' experience, or a BS with at least 10 years' experience.

Required skills/experience:

  • Proficiency modeling, simulating, and analyzing the performance of aerospace vehicles.
  • Programming in Matlab/Simulink and/or C/C++.
  • Analyzing system performance in the time and frequency domain.
  • Design and development of flight control systems both using thrust vector control and thrusters using phase plane control.
  • Experience performing Monte Carlo simulation and analysis.
  • Personnel are required to be detail oriented and self-motivated that can work independently and collaboratively.
  • Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal, and problem solving skills.

Desired skills/experience:

  • Hardware in the loop integration experience.
  • Model based design.
  • Familiarity with software development, verification, and validation.
  • Deriving state equations related to space craft and launch vehicle systems.
  • Modeling of TVC, RCS, slosh, pogo, rigid and flexible body dynamics, and/or sensors.