Lockheed Martin Guidance Navigation and Control Engineer / Orlando, FL in Orlando, Florida

You will integrate seeker with the guidance, navigation and control (GNC) systems of two (2) different unmanned air platforms. This includes writing all APIs required to interface the seeker with the platforms’ GNC systems. The two platforms should represent, in their flight characteristics, two of the following three types of PGMs: glide bomb, air-to-ground missile (AGM), cruise missile (CM).

Demonstrate, in laboratory tests, correct function of the seeker/GNC interfaces. These tests may be (but are not required to be) closed-loop HWIL tests.

Demonstrate, by closed-loop HWIL tests, an integrated seeker-PGM platform for free-flight testing.

Demonstrate HWIL laboratory tests, baseline seeker function and performance meeting Phase 2 objectives, with imagery projected into the sensors and processed in real time by the seeker flight software.


Basic Qualifications Must have experience with feedback control system design and analysis and knowledge of basic aerodynamic principles. Strong math skills are required in the areas of linear algebra, matrix math, statistics, and trigonometry and coordinate transformation. The candidate must have experience with state estimation filters such as KALMAN, Extended KALMAN filter (EKF) and multiple model adaptive estimation. Experience in terrestrial navigation and navigation state error estimation is also required. Must be experienced in MATLAB and C/C++ programming.

Hardware-In-The-Loop (HWIL) simulation experience is desired

Must have a security clearance with an investigation within the last 5 years.

Desired skills Flight software integration and verification experience is also a plus. Experience with Embedded Software, RF/EO knowledge, and experience programming in FORTRAN is also a plus.

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Job Location(s): Orlando Florida