Digital Prospectors GNC Systems Test Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts
GNC Systems Test Engineer
Job Type: Contract
Recruiter: Bela Vonnak at https://digitalprospectors.com/our-team/bela-vonnak
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Job Title: GNC Systems Test Engineer
Location : Cambridge, MA
Duration: 6+ Months
Candidates need to be a US Citizen as the Laboratory is a cleared facility.
A Secret Clearance without Incident is required for this role.
Position seeks engineer with 7-10+ years’ experience to work in a multidisciplinary team environment performing integration, test and evaluation of GN&C systems. Responsibilities include:
Performance and requirements validation (tests, analyses, demonstrations) will be planned and executed to established schedules and budgets. The ability to work and succeed within a process-oriented setting is critical, as is the ability to thoroughly document and communicate one’s work to a technical audience.
The candidate will work with and may lead other team members in the integration and performance assessment of modules, prepare Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs) and supporting data analysis, along with conducting Test Data Reviews (TDRs).
The candidate may be required to evaluate components and subsystems comprised of hardware and software elements to ensure their readiness for system-level integration and test.
Key job elements include problem identification and resolution, planning and execution of tests using dynamic test equipment including vibration tables, centrifuges, rate tables, vacuum and thermal chambers, and communicating regular status reports to management.
Performance validation (tests, analyses, demonstrations) will be planned and executed to established schedules and budgets.
The ability to work and succeed within a process-oriented setting is critical, as is the ability to thoroughly document and communicate one’s work to a technical audience.
This position seeks candidate with the following qualifications:
Engineer with 7-10+ years’ experience with bachelor of science in EE, ME, CE/CS or Physics (MS preferred).
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and capable of working at a high technical level with minimal supervision.
Excellent communication, collaborative, and interpersonal skills are required working in a process oriented environment complying with procedures.
An ability to acquire, process and analyze data
The ability to document designs, simulations and test results for distribution and present to a technical audience.
A technical background in GN&C systems and experience designing or evaluating inertial or other GN&C sensors or systems.
Ability to document activities such as test requirements, test plans, procedures, configuration and test reports.
Proficiency in MATLAB, SIMULINK, LabVIEW, Solid Works or similar modeling tools.
Experience in any of the following areas would be a plus: vibration and , heat transfer, signal processing, data acquisition and analysis, control theory, system error modeling, inertial system modeling and test, integration and test of HW and SW elements, commercial test instrumentation (power supplies, meters, etc.), and electronics-based components and subassemblies (breadboard HW, etc.).
This position requires a Secret Security Clearance.
POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer which includes providing equal employment opportunity for all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
We have placed many talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!
Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges.
The mission is critical and the work is as cutting edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds – AND THEY ARE HIRING!
Make this your next career move as one of our many long term contractors or employees!
Work as our full time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) – OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.
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