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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

a.i. solutions, Inc Kennedy Space Center, FL

Company
a.i. solutions, Inc
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
16-0093
Location
Kennedy Space Center, FL
Job Type
Regular
AJE Ref #
575990226

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position is assigned to the ELVIS2 contract supporting the NASA Launch Service Program. The Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) Engineer will be assigned to support the Mission Analysis department providing insight/oversight and analyzing launch vehicle stability, control, and separation dynamics, exercising approval authority on all applicable launch vehicle contractor deliverables for our NASA customer at the Kennedy Space Center. Insight/oversight includes GN&C independent verification and validation (IV&V) of analyses, support of launch operations, and mission integration requirements verification. The candidate will provide products/services that always meet and usually exceed customer expectations, delivering exceptional experiences that create value every time.





Essential Roles & Responsibilities:
Support the Flight Dynamics Branch of the NASA Launch Services Program and serve as a technical expert for GN&C issues on NASA Expendable Launch Vehicle (ELV) missions
Analyze spacecraft mission objectives to develop guidance and control system design requirements
Perform simulation modeling of launch vehicles and their subsystems (linear/nonlinear & frequency/time-domain) to assess mission objectives
Review and assess launch service contractors GN&C system design
Perform mission analyses such as powered flight stability, coast flight stability, staging, spacecraft separation, dynamic motion studies, or other mission-specific modeling/analyses to support conclusions and recommendations
Conduct detailed reviews of analyses or flight data to support NASA certification of ELVs
Provide on-console support of launch campaigns and perform post-flight data reviews




Minimum Qualifications:
B.S. degree in Aerospace, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering or a related technical field
5 or more years of experience in GN&C analysis/design
Experience using industry modeling/simulation software (e.g. MATLAB/Simulink, C/C++, FORTRAN)
Good oral and written communication skills
Candidate must be willing to travel ( 10%)
U.S. Citizenship is required




Desired Qualifications:
M.S. or PhD degree in Aerospace, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering or a related technical field
10 or more years of experience in GN&C analysis/design
Spacecraft/launch vehicle flight experience

Overview

At a.i. solutions, we are passionate about taking smarter approaches to reach better solutions for our customers. Since 1996, a.i. solutions has supported the nation’s space and defense agencies, producing products and services that span flight dynamics, space operations, ground system software, information technology, and systems engineering for launch vehicles, missiles and satellites. a.i. solutions is a mature small business with engineering, science and IT professionals nationwide serving our civilian, defense, and commercial customers. As a trusted space industry partner, we deliver what we promise: superior results.

Company Size:
201-500 Employees
Founded:
1996
Social Media:
Headquarters:
10001 Derekwood Lane
Suite 215
Lanham, MD 20706

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