Simulation and Modelling Engineers

Mass Consultants
Bristol (City Centre)
£41.62 per hour
24 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
World class Defence Organisation based in Bristol is currently looking to recruit 2x experienced Simulation and Modelling Engineers (Guidance & Control Engineer). Please Note: you must be eligible for SC (Secret Level) Security Clearance. The contract is initially for 6 months (ongoing after). The hourly rate is £41.62ph KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Support the design, development and test of Mid-Course Guidance, Homing Guidance, Control and Navigation algorithms for missile applications. • Analysis of closed-loop model simulations. • Analysis of sub-system and system trials/firing data. • Generate/maintain justification documentation. • Prepare and present material at Design Reviews. • Work with Systems, Simulation & Modelling and Software Engineers to support the validation and verification process, particularly in terms of algorithm integration and test in the 6-DoF Performance Model and generation of Embedded Software through auto coding via the Mathworks toolset. EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITY REQUIREMENTS: • Practical experience of modelling flight dynamics (essential) • Practical experience of Matlab / Simulink (essential) • Practical experience of developing Guidance, Control & Navigation systems (preferable) – e.g. Guidance Laws, Estimators/Observers, Kalman Filters, Autopilots, Optimal Control, Multivariable Control, H-infinity, Mu-analysis, Integrated Navigation • Trajectory optimisation (preferable) • Knowledge of sensors (preferable) – e.g. Accelerometers, Gyros, Inertial Measurement Units, GPS, RF and IR Seekers. • Knowledge of actuation systems in relation to autopilot design (preferable) • Experience of delivering on a product development programme (preferable) This job was originally posted as