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The Vehicle and Human Systems Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) group at Draper is seeking a senior system analyst with broad technical skills to work within multi-disciplinary teams to evaluate and analyze GN&C solutions for vehicles (space, air, ground, underwater) and dismounted human systems operating GPS-denied environments.
A successful candidate will be one that is highly motivated to support the delivery of technology solutions that are of strategic importance to the nation. Tasking may include: modeling and simulation of vehicle system performance, requirements analysis and flow-down, system concept/architecture trade studies and analysis of alternatives, system design, verification/test planning, development of systems engineering documentation, documentation of analysis results, and presentation of results to both internal and external stake-holders.
The opportunity to work as part of team developing a state-of-the-art GN&C system will provide exposure to a wide range of advanced technologies, including inertial sensors, precision electronics, and advanced algorithms and will enable growth opportunities for a motivated individual.
Applicants must have the following key qualifications:
Any of the following additional qualifications are highly desirable:
Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance.