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6 months ago
L3 Technologies
Location: Plano
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Engineers Jobs
GNC Engineer II


Requisition ID




GNC Engineer II

Job Summary:

We are a company of innovators, game changers, and entrepreneurs. As a prime contractor, we provide a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military and commercial platforms across the globe. We embrace innovative and progressive ideas to advance our products for military and commercial customers. Electronic Systems Segment (ESS) provides a broad range of aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training.

L3 AS&T is built on the proposition that a small team of the right people can do what others will not even attempt. We specialize in developing disruptive, next-generation technologies for advanced small UASs, affordable radar systems, weapon systems, and RF sensor technologies using small company agility and big company experience. We’ve earned a reputation for providing vital warfighter solutions at a faster pace than traditional DoD contractors, so if you like the idea of hands-on experience designing, building, testing and fielding new technology, join us.

As a GNC Engineer, you will provide advanced concept development, design, implementation, test, and evaluation of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The position can include time in office, lab, and infrequent flight test environments depending on program/task.

You will demonstrate success by:

· Development of outer-loop control algorithms utilizing feedback from a variety of sensors for precision guidance and ISR mission support

· Development of inner-loop control algorithms for vehicle stability and performance

· Development of navigation solutions using GPS and/or alternate-sensor aiding

· Development of high-fidelity 6DOF math models to simulate/recreate dynamic behavior of airborne flight systems and their sub-components

· Other duties as assigned

Our Values are an integral part of who we are. We seek candidates who share our values:

* Integrity

* Excellence

* Accountability

* Respect




Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering degree with an emphasis on Control Theory (advanced degree preferred)


0-3 years of experience using integrated sensor systems for guidance and/or navigation


Fluency in Matlab/Simulink for development and analysis


Working knowledge in C/C++ programming


Experience with modeling and control of power plant/propulsion systems


Working knowledge in control design and application (classical and modern)


Excellent root-cause analysis and debugging skills from live or simulated flight data


Positive mental attitude with excellent interpersonal and communication skills


Willingness and desire to document and communicate technical solutions with team


US Citizenship is required with the ability to obtain additional clearances, as required


Active DoD Secret clearance desired


Experience with GPS and alternate-sensor hardware as applied to navigation development/solutions is desired


L3 Technologies, Inc. is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.

US Security Clearance Required







Day - 1st



Yes, 10 % of the Time



UMS-Product Line-21002427

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Jan 16, 2019, 1:41:18 PM




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