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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. Flight Controls Engineer in Glen Burnie, Maryland

Job Descriptions:

Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services is currently seeking a Flight Control Engineer who will be responsible for design, analysis, testing, and implementation of launch vehicle flight control systems in the aerospace and defense industry.

Required Experience:

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Develop vehicle simulations with 1, 3, and 6 degrees of freedom

  • Perform linear stability analysis

  • Tune control gains to obtain desired results and margin

  • Perform Monte Carlo simulations

  • Hardware in the loop (HWIL) testing

  • System integration

  • Write test plans, procedures and reports

  • Launch support at US and foreign launch ranges

  • Travel up to 35% to support integration and launch operations

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Strong working knowledge of control systems

  • Must have experience with MATLAB

  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors

  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • M.S. or greater in Aerospace or Electrical Engineering (or similar discipline)

  • Experience working with classical and/or modern control theory, design and analysis

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to prepare, review, and evaluate documentation, specifications, test plans and procedures

  • Three (3) years' related experienced preferred

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Keyword: aerospace, Monte Carlo, vehicle simulations

From: Kratos Defense

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