Controls Engineer

Saint Paul, MN 55112

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Controls Engineering Job Number: Jt953811020 Compensation: $100000-140000 / year

Job Description

Controls Engineer
Location: Saint Paul, MN
Salary Range: $100,000 - $150,000 per annum, plus bonus
Employment Type: Direct Hire

Company Overview:
Join an innovative and rapidly expanding team at our state-of-the-art facility in Saint Paul, MN. We are a dynamic organization specializing in the development of cutting-edge robotic systems designed to serve a wide range of products. Our focus on creating unique and adaptable robotics demands a team of highly skilled professionals who understand the complexities of control theory, simulation, and navigation systems.

Job Description:
As a Controls Engineer, you will play a vital role in the design, analysis, modeling, and simulation of Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) systems. You will work on groundbreaking projects and have the opportunity to apply your expertise in estimation techniques, digital signal processing, and navigation system error analysis to ensure the optimal performance of our robotic systems.

Key Responsibilities:
Design and analyze GNC systems, including the development of aided navigation solutions, target state estimates, and flight observers for guided flight.
Apply digital signal processing techniques and navigation system error analysis to verify sensor and filter performance.
Conduct flight system performance analysis, nonlinear modeling, digital control, and system effectiveness analysis.
Perform post-flight reconstruction and analysis to validate system flight test performance and flight simulation models.
Develop, modify, and maintain software tools for modeling fidelity and telemetry processing.
Prepare presentations, reports, research, and contract deliverables related to designs, analyses, and tests performed.

Master's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or Applied Physics.
Minimum of 6 years of experience in Guidance, Navigation, or Controls theory, test, and analysis.
Proven skills in developing, testing, and refining flight algorithms for guided projectiles or high-integrity flight systems.
Expertise in navigation filters, track filters, 6DOF fly-out, autopilot approaches, guidance algorithms, tactical code development, and engagement simulations.
Experience in developing advanced aided navigation solutions with strapdown inertial measurement units (IMUs).

Additional Information:
This role is perfect for individuals who thrive in a dynamic and innovative environment where they can apply their knowledge of equations and holistic control theory to develop versatile robots capable of servicing a diverse range of products. Our organization offers excellent benefits, tremendous growth opportunities, and a chance to work in a cutting-edge facility.

Application Process:

If you are a mid to senior level Controls Engineer seeking an exciting opportunity to work on groundbreaking projects and be part of a rapidly growing organization, we encourage you to apply.

Meet Your Recruiter

Ric Delgado
Lead Technical Recruiter

Ric Delgado is a seasoned Principal Recruiter primarily focusing on the Automation Division at Sterling. With a distinguished tenure of over five years at Sterling and an impressive career spanning more than a decade in the recruiting field, Ric is a respected and accomplished professional in talent acquisition.

As a Principal Recruiter, Ric draws upon his extensive experience to excel in the Automation Division. His in-depth understanding of this dynamic industry enables him to connect talented individuals with exciting and fulfilling job opportunities expertly. Ric plays a pivotal role in helping candidates find new positions, advance in their careers, and achieve their professional goals.

Ric's passion for positively impacting individuals' lives through career advancement is the driving force behind his dedication to recruitment. He takes immense pride in his role as a professional growth and development facilitator, understanding the pivotal role a career change can play in a person's life journey.

He firmly believes in continuously updating one's skills and knowledge to stay competitive in any field. His commitment to personal and professional development not only enhances his own expertise but also positions him as a valuable resource for candidates seeking guidance in their career journeys.

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