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Autopilot Software Engineer

Company: Jobot
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Ben JosephAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $150,000 - $250,000 per yearA bit about us:We are a leader in providing innovative autonomous systems, advanced optics, and resilient energy solutions to the US Department of Defense, the US Federal Civilian Agencies, allied governments, academic institutions, and commercial entities. We are proud to be a US owned and operated solutions provider to militaries, civilian governments, commercial entities, universities, and nonprofits worldwide. With production facilities in multiple locations in the United States and one in Europe, we can get the solutions our clients need quickly and avoiding potential snags involved in shipping equipment between countries.Why join us?We offer a positive culture with opportunities for career growth, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision insurances, paid vacation time, paid holidays, additional paid sick time, and a 401(k)-retirement plan with up to 4% company matching contribution.Job DetailsAbout UsWe are a leading unmanned aerial system technology innovator, and provides turn-key systems, subsystems, engineering services, training, and operational support to military and commercial customers worldwide.About the PositionWe are seeking an experienced autopilot software engineer to expand the capabilities of our current autopilot code to address emerging needs of guidance, navigation, and control of unmanned air systems. You will be building the next-generation autopilot system to enable advanced autonomous flight behaviors in challenging environments and conditions. Your code will be immediately fielded onto existing fixed wing and Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) aircraft.Primary Responsibilities

  • Expand the capabilities of our autopilot/flight control system.
  • Apply your fundamental and profound knowledge in flight dynamics for fixed wing and vertical takeoff and Landing (VTOL) aircraft
  • Design and implement Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) algorithms to expand the autonomous flight behavior of the aircraft and maximize flight safety in a variety of environments and flight conditions.
  • Refine the System Integration Lab (SIL) and Hardware Integration Lab (HIL) to enable rapid test and validation of code updates
  • Debug, troubleshoot, and isolate software issuesRequired Qualifications
    • U.S Persons, I-9 Requirement
    • Experience writing autopilot code for fixed-wing, rotary wing, or VTOL aircraft
    • Knowledge of classical control theory
    • Understanding of UAS architectures and subsystems
    • Understanding of flight-critical software requirements
    • Programming skills: C/C++, MATLAB/Simulink, Control System Tool Box
    • Practical experience writing firmware/embedded code for a physical device
    • Strong sense of ownership and drive in digging into complex problemsDesired Qualifications
      • Experience building a System Integration Lab (SIL) or Hardware Integration Lab (HIL)
      • Experience supporting flight test
      • Knowledge of Modern control theory
      • Ability to read schematics and use standard debugging equipment: oscilloscope, logic analyzer, multimeterInterested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Ann Arbor , Autopilot Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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