Senior Guidance Navigation & Control Engineer (Salem)

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: Full-Time


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Job Description

At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you'll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us.

The Boeing Company is actively recruiting for a Guidance Navigation and Control Engineer in the St. Louis area. Boeing Defense and Space Systems is growing in the area of aircraft, missile, weapons and autonomous system Guidance Navigation and Control (GN&C) system design, development, integration and test. Flight Engineering is looking for motivated, talented engineers to join the Boeing team in this exciting business area. Selected candidates will work a wide range of programs that will provide state of the art GN&C, performance analysis and simulation solutions to our customers, and will have visibility across the Boeing enterprise into modern GN&C and simulation development methods. Come join the Boeing Team!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Define Guidance, Navigation and Control (GN&C), mission or trajectory requirements and ensure requirements traceability and quality from the system level to component level
  • Design, analyze and guide others in the development of Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) systems, simulations, models & tools
  • Lead and perform trade studies to identify design solutions that meet program requirements
  • Lead design reviews, analyses, simulations and component/system testing to ensure delivery of products that meet or exceed customer requirements and expectations
  • Lead and guide others in the development of GN&C, simulation and related tools and techniques, develop technology roadmaps
  • Lead the identification of solutions for and the disposition of delivered product operational/service anomalies and incidents
  • Lead new business development efforts
  • Work under minimal supervision
  • Train and coach others

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • 5+ years or more experience with aircraft, missile, spacecraft, autonomous platform or similar vehicle Guidance, Navigation or Control systems
  • 4 years or more experience using Matlab/Simulink or MatrixX to model systems

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Highly Preferred: Current active Secret U.S. Security Clearance
  • Experience with simulation and/or system/component modeling
  • Experience or coursework with terminal seeker data processing and Kalman Filter design or other estimation techniques
  • Experience with implementing algorithms in Real Time systems
  • Experience with autocoding of software
  • 2 years or more experience in computer programming using C, C++, C#, Ada or other engineering programming languages

Typical Education/Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (eg Bachelor) and typically 14 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (eg PhD+9 years' related work experience, Master years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


Relocation assistance is provided for qualified candidates.

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

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