Flight Mechanics/Flight Controls Engineer (3-FMCE-15-17)

  • Centra Technology
  • Washington DC / Arlington VA Area
  • 02/26/2018

Job Description

Security Clearance: Secret Washington DC / Arlington VA Area CENTRA Technology, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Flight Mechanics-Flight Controls Engineer. U.S. Citizenship and existing Secret CLEARANCE are absolutely required. Candidates will work closely with DARPA Program Managers as well as high level personnel throughout the government and also with industry research and development communities. Applicants must be technically strong and possess superior oral and written communications skills. Candidates should be self-starters capable of working both independently and as part of a team. Some travel is required. Technical and management responsibilities may include: Providing technical support and subject matter expertise in monitoring the execution of advanced technology development and demonstration programs. Performing independent technical assessments and feasibility analyses of new technologies and system designs. Attending, monitoring, and reporting on system field testing and demonstrations. Supporting technical interchange meetings and design reviews. Developing and running simulation models. Identifying and implementing new program concepts. Providing program management and acquisition support. Authoring program status briefings and technical reports At least 10 years of relevant experience. Minimum of a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering with at least 10 years of experience or an M.S degree with 8 years of flight mechanics design experience. An advanced degree is preferred. Platform concept development, requirements definition, and program support. Emphasis on flight dynamics and controls. Trajectory and performance optimization. Guidance and relative navigation for air platforms. Programming skills include Matlab /Simulink and a high-level language such as C++. Experience with POST or OTIS, Missile DATCOM, and/or STK is beneficial. Aircraft platform software development process including scrum master experience is a plus CENTRA Technology, Inc. provides analytic services and systems engineering to US Government and commercial customers. We have offices in Burlington, MA and Arlington, VA. EOE/Veterans/ Disabled. CENTRA offers a full range of benefits, including competitive salary, comprehensive health plan including dental coverage, company-paid life & disability insurance policies, 401(k) plan with company match and profit-sharing, ESOP, incentive bonuses, and a generous educational reimbursement program. Interested candidates should send a resume to recruiter@centratechnology.com. Please reference job code 3-FMCE-15-17 in the subject line JBCentra ICJBMeta