IAP Worldwide Services Modeling and Simulation Engineer for UAVs in United States
Modeling and Simulation Engineer for UAVs
Technology and Computer-related
Aberdeen Proving Grounds
IAP is seeking an Engineer with experience in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Modeling and Simulation (M&S) to provide direct support to the Army Research Laboratory on Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. Individual will be required to create M&S software models for UAVs and UAV subsystems to include controls, sensors, actuators, and payloads.
Candidates must be a US citizen with an active U.S. Department of Defense SECRET clearance with SAP endorsement.
Essential Job Functions: (not limited to duties as described – performs related duties as requested)
Must be comfortable performing Modeling and Simulation (M&S) for UAVs and UAV autonomy.
Must be able to build code in a custom environment and integrate code into pre-existing code.
Be able to code in C, C++, and Python.
Ability/experience with PX4 open source flight control software for UAVs.
Ability/experience with Robot Operating System (ROS)
Ability/experience with integrating Unity game engine with ROS and/or PX4
Must thrive in collaborative environment working integrating code with and from other engineers and engineering project.
Perform in all phases of design, development, integration, test, and documentation.
Ensure compliance with all U.S. and local government reporting requirements.
Compile and submit operational status reports to senior management on program issues.
Works with multi-functional team to identify operational deficiencies and recommend various approaches for resolution of outstanding issues and requirements.
Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and other practices set forth by senior management.
Works cooperatively and collaboratively under general guidelines or objectives.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Level of Supervision:
Education & Experience:
- Minimum Bachelor’s (preferably Master’s) degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science with 5+ years’ significant demonstrated experience.
License & Certifications:
Knowledge & Skills:
Work collaboratively with diverse team of engineering integrating to/with new and existing code.
Experience with PX4, ROS, and Unity game engine.
C, C++, Python
Attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks independently.
Excellent follow through and time management skills.
Physical Demands/Working Environment:
- Standard work week, notionally Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.
Some travel is required (<5%).