SanDiegoRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for San Diego jobs

Lead Autopilot / GNC Engineer

Company: Natilus Inc.
Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Natilus is seeking a Flight Controls Engineer to lead our Autopilot team. The group will design, analyze and implement control algorithms for unconventional manned and unmanned air vehicles. The team is involved in physical modeling, controls and estimation, control law development with test pilots in simulated environments, software development, flight testing of small scale unmanned airplanes, supporting manned flight testing and whatever else is needed to make things fly. Natilus is designing and building a large 19,000lb Blended Wing Body (BWB) unmanned aerial vehicle to reduce the cost of air freight by 50%. It will be one of the largest UAVs in the world and the first full scale BWB design to fly. This position is based out of San Diego, CA and will require 25% travel. US Citzens or Permanent Residents may apply. Requirements Lead a team of peers to establish requirements for flight control system Source, select and analyze flight sensors Design and implement flight control algorithms Develop flight simulation programs Test control algorithms in simulation, hardware-in-loop and flight Minimum Requirements 4-year college degree in aerospace engineering, robotics or equivalent field 4+ years previous experience developing flight dynamics simulators, navigation algorithms and/or flight control algorithms 4 or more years professional experience with C++/Matlab/Simulink Excellent written and verbal communication skills Preferred Skills and Experience MS or PhD in aerospace engineering, robotics or equivalent field Good grasp of aerodynamics and flight dynamics Experience with manned aircraft Previous experience shipping a product Demonstrated ability to work in a self-directed manner in a fast-paced environment Attention to detail Benefits

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Stock Option Plan Natilus Inc hires solely based on qualifications, merit and competence. Natilus Inc is an equal opportunity employer. Natilus Inc does not hire on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Keywords: Natilus Inc., San Diego , Lead Autopilot / GNC Engineer, Engineering , San Diego, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

San Diego RSS job feeds