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GNC / Fusion Algorithms Engineer

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Maxar
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Melbourne, FL
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Added: February 9, 2024
At Maxar we unlock the promise of space intelligence to help governments and businesses solve problems on earth and beyond. Since humans first explored our solar system, we have been supporting space missions with our tools. Maxar partners with innovative businesses and more than 50 governments to monitor global change, deliver broadband communications and advance space operations with capabilities in Space Infrastructure and Earth Intelligence. Now is your chance to amplify your impact, working to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. We are hiring immediately for a GNC / Fusion Algorithms Engineer. In this role, you will demonstrate knowledge or experience in sensor/information fusion and/or model and simulation of flight and trajectory algorithms.

Life with Us:

There is a reason we boast awards like Best Employer, Best Place to Work, Top Employer, candidate experience winner. Our strength is in our people. Each team member makes a unique contribution

to our collective mission. So, we recognize that with best-in-class benefits like:

Stock purchase plan

Career growth opportunities

Family friendly benefits like maternity and paternity leave, adoption reimbursement, flexible hours, hybrid work options

Program to help you grow like tuition reimbursement, hackathons, and career development

Student loan repayment

Generous time off

Plus everything you’d expect from a leading employer such as a matching and immediately vest 401K plan, robust insurance coverage, medical, dental and vision, etc.

Day-to-day with your colleagues:

You will use your understanding of multi-INT data (MASINT, IMINT, OSINT, SIGINT and HUMINT) to support the creation of concise, insightful, comprehensive, and IC-coordinated intelligence products.

You will use your qualitative and quantitative skills to define new or unique research approaches that enable rigorous assessments.

You will adapt new algorithms into the workflow and provide validation and verification (V&V) to demonstrate improved capability.

You will perform data interpretation for better utilization of information during sensor fusion.

Minimum Qualifications:

US citizenship and must have a current/active TS/SCI security clearance and be willing and able to obtain a CI polygraph.

Bachelor’s degree in aerospace, mechanical, or electrical engineering with a focus on applied mathematics or physics.

2 years of experience.

Kalman filtering experience and stochastic estimation and propagation.

General understanding of orbital mechanics and/or flight dynamics.

Experience programming in C++, MATLAB, and Simulink.

Comfortable working in a Unix/Linux environment and using Git for version control.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in aerospace, mechanical, or electrical engineering with a focus on applied mathematics or physics with 2-5 years of experience -or- a PhD with 0-2 years of experience.

Experience with other estimation and analysis techniques such as Digital Filtering, Least Squares, or Monte Carlo analysis.

Experience or interest in Cloud Computing and associated technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, and CI/CD.

Significant current experience (within last 2 years) in multi-INT fusion training/techniques.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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