Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company is looking for hands-on engineers who are passionate about developing revolutionary space systems. You will join a small, close-knit team working to support some of the most demanding and important space systems customers in the Country.
Breaking with Tradition
American aerospace is experiencing a renaissance – and among its leaders are the organizations and people who are breaking with tradition to reformulate and invigorate an industry. Millennium Space Systems is helping spearhead that change.
Millennium brings a unique and disciplined entrepreneurial culture to this space renaissance. We don't subscribe to the traditional thinking that cost and schedule are secondary attributes of space systems.
We bring a spirit of innovation and teamwork, coupled with a get-it-done approach to deliver solid, measurable results.
We are colleagues and fellow innovators; seasoned engineers, software developers, and technicians working together to deliver affordable solutions from inception through implementation; from fabrication through launch. We are enthusiastic partners looking for new team members who share our enthusiasm and dedication.
Company Overview Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. Here you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Superstars are welcome.
Job Summary The Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) Engineer is the Responsible Engineering Authority (REA) for all closed loop control system design elements, and electro-mechanical system control capabilities. The Spacecraft GN&C Engineer works under the direction of the Flight Controls Group Lead to support the various projects at Millennium. In this position, you will develop and manage requirements, design control algorithms, design autonomous control systems, define associated telemetry & command structures, develop math models & simulations, support flight software development, and support system testing, as well as develop relevant spacecraft operating procedures. As a Spacecraft GNC Engineer you would be involved with developing subsystem requirements and design through system integration, and into flight operations.
Responsibilities and Duties
Perform GN&C system design, analysis, and subsystem component selection & evaluation, to ensure optimal closed-loop performance.
Develop spacecraft element models to predict dynamic responses to determine pointing knowledge and control capabilities.
Perform and manage GN&C and ACS systems design and analysis using control theory and analysis techniques applied to launch vehicle and space systems.
Perform all spacecraft GN&C system mechanical & electrical configuration, design, analysis and test.
Perform GN&C qualification testing on spacecraft systems and components including test design, test procedures, data reduction, analysis, and reporting.
Develop and document the design and analysis processes necessary verify the design meets its requirements.
Required Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor's degree or 8+ years of working experience OR an Associate's degree or 10+ years of working experience
Minimum 5 years experience with spacecraft GNC/ACS System/Subsystem design
Ability to perform complex system analyses of trajectories, kinematics, dynamics, and control systems using existing and/or self-developed tools.
Ability to perform launch trajectory, spacecraft orbital, rigid body, and flexible body kinematic and dynamic analyses.
Strong fundamentals in both classical and modern control theory
Ability to apply both classical and modern control theory, system trade studies, architecture development, and systems integration & analysis and apply appropriate tools for electro-mechanical, launch vehicle, and/or spacecraft systems development, test, and operations.
Ability to work as part of a team
Preferred Qualifications and Skills
Ability to apply for an TS/SCI clearance is preferred
Master of Science in Electrical, Mechanical, or Aerospace engineering
Experience with both software-in-the-loop and hardware-in-the-loop simulations
Experience with analyzing, simulating, and developing digital control designs
Benefits and Perks Millennium Space Systems offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan. Relocation assistance to Southern California can be provided.
Before applying, please note: Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance.We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.