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Leidos Senior Guidance Navigation and Control Developer in Huntsville, Alabama


Job Description:

Are you ready to join Leidos all-star team? Through training, teamwork, and exposure to challenging technical work, let Leidos show how to accelerate your career path.

Are you a Senior Guidance Navigation and Control (GNC) Developer willing to work on site at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama supporting our LInC Group at Leidos? This is an opportunity to use your skills to further the goals of NASA as they develop and refine GNC algorithms for use in the Space Launch System constellation of rockets. You will work with a dedicated modeling and simulation team analyzing SLS launch vehicles’ GNC performance. You will work to optimize launch trajectories and will analyze reentry performance to meet range safety requirements. If you enjoy the idea of modeling and analyzing complex launch and on-orbit vehicles for NASA then we want you on our team.

Fun stuff on the job you will do:- Development and analysis of 6-Degree-Of_Freedom (6-DOF) launch vehicle simulations- Support Range Safety analysts for launch abort cases, reentry footprint designation, etc.- Simulate and report on a variety of trajectory-related “what if” cases

To be successful in this role you need these skills (required):- Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering or related field with 10+ years’ experience- Experience in 6-DOF development for launch vehicles and/or missiles- C/C++ experience

You will wow us even more if you have these skills:- Masters or Ph.D in engineering or related field - MATLAB/SIMULINK experience- Ability to collaborate while representing the customer at meetings with contractors and other government agencies

LInCExternal Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:None

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Aerospace Engineering

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected]

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

REQNUMBER: R-00031998

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.