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Guidance, Control & Navigation Engineers

Requisition ID 131475BR Date updated 02/14/2019

Role: Guidance, Control & Navigation Engineer
Req ID: 131475BR
Locations: Flexible Locations across the Raytheon UK sites

Are you interested in developing innovative weapon systems for the UK and our allies?

Summary of Role
The Raytheon Weapons Business area, has several positions available in the area of navigation systems engineering and design. The Guidance, Navigation & Control Engineer (GNC) will apply knowledge of software and hardware related to integrated Inertial Navigation System (INS) / Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation products. The engineer will be involved in the design, analysis, integration, and test of INS/GPS subsystems for weapons applications.

Main Duties
The GNC Engineer will be responsible for performing flight control system design and analysis, integration support, and system performance assessment. The GNC Engineer will apply knowledge of advanced control techniques, air vehicle dynamics and flight control, inertial sensors, and analysis of missile performance - both in simulation and flight test. The engineer will develop solutions to complex problems that require application of advanced technical principles.

The role includes:
. Developing and growing the Raytheon UK understanding and capability in the Guidance, Navigation & Control discipline.
. Work with the USA and UK customer to develop new guidance solutions for existing and future Weapons Systems.
. Work with international colleagues to create a local capability within Raytheon UK

Candidate Requirements

Essential:
. Relevant experience working with some of: flight dynamics, aerodynamics, sensors or actuators
. Relevant experience with applicable algorithms (Guidance, Navigation & Control, Data Fusion etc…)
. A relevant degree or similar level of qualification in a STEM subject with a strong mathematical background
. Capable of working with a small team, and growing the capability
. Flexibility and desire to travel for work (mostly to the USA).

Desirable Education, Skills and Experience:
. Optimal guidance theory, trajectory shaping, estimation theory, analysis of random processes
. Experience with non-GPS navigation aiding methods, such as terrain, magnetic, or image aiding.
. Experience testing navigation systems on airborne platforms.
. Experience with developing or integrating military GPS receivers into weapon systems.
. Experience in the development of modeling and simulation tools, particularly Covariance analysis or Monte Carlo analysis using six degree of freedom (6-DOF) simulations.
. Experience developing or modifying MATLAB and C/C++ software.
. Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision
. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across engineering disciplines

Eligible for or holder of current SC level security clearance (Raytheon will sponsor as required)

Desirable:
. Educated to degree level or equivalent, although not essential with demonstrable relevant experience.
. Experience of working with complex aircraft type programmes.
. Experience of working within the UK Defence Industry.
. Experience and knowledge of EASA Part 145 and Part M regulations.
. Working knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM).

About Raytheon:
Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass

Raytheon Career Development:
Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:
. 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
. Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
. 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
. Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
. Enhanced sick pay scheme
. Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
. 37hr working week, with a 9 day fortnight (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
. Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites with free snacks & drinks (hot & cold) available at others

Diversity:
. Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job.
. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.
. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I council, Reservist Network etc. and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

Raytheon Application Process
To apply visit the link to the website http://jobs.raytheon.com/united-kingdom/search/
and search for Req ID: 131475BR. Please complete the on-line instructions to create a profile and upload CV.

Please also view the Raytheon video: http://www.raytheon.com/ourcompany/ourculture/

131475
Business Unit Profile
About Raytheon:
Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass

Relocation Eligible
No

Clearance Type
SC

Expertise
Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
Engineering Technology

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Glenrothes
United Kingdom - Harlow

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