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Northrop Grumman Principal Guidance, Navigation, & Control Engineer in Redondo Beach, California



Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) has an exciting career opportunity for a Principal Guidance, Navigation & Control (GNC) Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be at Northrop Grumman's South Bay Center of Excellence (CoE) located in Redondo Beach, CA.

Position Overview:

The selected GNC Engineer will support research and development of flight control algorithms for manned and unmanned air vehicles. This is a dynamic and fun organization involved in deploying forward-leaning avionics, guidance, navigation, and control systems for many of the newer concepts in development for air vehicles, weapons, and many more platforms.

Essential Duties:

  • Stability and control analysis and preliminary control design synthesis.

  • Support inner-loop and outer-loop control development.

  • Perform modeling and analysis using Matlab/Simulink.

  • Develop high-fidelity 6 Degree of Freedom simulations to verify performance.

  • Lead and manage projects accomplished by small, highly skilled teams.

  • Communicate project updates/statuses clearly to project management, customers, and manage the subcontractors.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.


Job Category : Engineering