Engineer Systems 3
Azusa, CA 91702 US
At our company, we have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Company Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission.
Company in Azusa, CA specializes in Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) space programs that delivers timely, reliable and accurate missile warning and infrared surveillance information to key decision makers. The programs enhance global missile launch detection capability, support the nation's missile defense system, expand the country s technical intelligence gathering capacity and bolster situational awareness for warfighters on the battlefield.
Company in Azusa needs qualified system engineers with an emphasis in applied math to fill Line-of-Sight (LOS), image processing, data exploitation algorithms development, testing and tuning needs on OPIR programs. Strong mathematics background in numerical methods and statistics strong desired. Company has many payloads in different stages of their life including proposal and design, requirements and verification, ground testing and calibration, launch and on-orbit testing and calibration, and sustainment and anomaly resolution. Work may include payload design, payload and space vehicle integration and test, analyzing LOS calibration system performance for on-orbit payloads as well as in support of flight readiness test activities for payload and ground systems. Ideal candidate will have a technical understanding of LOS calibration techniques such as mechanical and optical misalignment compensation in a space environment, calibration errors associated with gyros, IMUs, and optical encoders, understanding of orbital mechanics and commonly used orbital reference frames and time systems; a working knowledge of Kalman filtering and least squares estimation techniques is strongly desired.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in a STEM field plus 9 or more years of relevant work experience, OR a Master s degree in a STEM field with 7 years of experience, OR a PhD in a STEM field with 4 years of relevant experience
Professional or coursework experience in the area applied math
Moderate written, oral and presentation communication skills
MATLAB experience required, Python and C++ are good to have as well.
Hybrid work of 2 days on-site and 3 at home until around May that may change to fully on-site.
Must have a valid driver s license and current state required minimum vehicle insurance coverage to drive onto Client and Company property.
Bachelor's degree in a STEM field plus 14 or more years of relevant work experience, OR a Master s degree in a STEM field with 12 years of experience, OR a PhD in a STEM field with 9 years of relevant experience
Professional experience with applied mathematics for embedded systems and numerical error analysis.
Proficiency with Mathworks MATLAB.
Experience with typical electro-optical pointing hardware such as encoders, resolvers, inertial measurement units, motors, as well as pointing and control flight software constructs such as onboard attitude propagation and calibration, motor control, and anomaly, diagnostic, and resolution applications.
Technical understanding in LOS calibration techniques and working knowledge of Kalman filtering and least squares estimation techniques.
Proficiency in MATLAB and object-oriented programming.
Understanding of payload operations in relation to OPIR.
Familiarity with commonly used tools in both MS Windows & Unix environments.
The pay range for this position is $100.00-$125.00 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.
The benefits available with this position include:
Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)
Continuous Employment Development and Learning
Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement
Aetna & Kaiser Group Medical Coverage
Dental Insurance Coverage
Vision Insurance Coverage
Basic Life Insurance & AD&D
Long Term Disability
Voluntary Short-Term Disability
Access to Health Joy
GAP Medical Coverage
Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.