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Flight Dynamics Engineer

Date: Jan 10, 2022

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Flight Dynamics Engineer in  GAC Savannah


Unique Skills:

The Flight Dynamics Group is a combination of Fly By Wire Control Law Design and Stabilty and Control. This position requires a candidate with experience in augmented air vehicle control system design, simulation and analysis using state of the art techniques in linear and non-linear modeling and analysis. A Flight Dynamics team member will: Support design and analysis for fly-by-wire primary and automatic flight control laws Conduct, analyze, and document the results of simulation laboratory evaluations of the airplane A Control Law Engineer will: -Establish requirements for control systems functionality, integrity, availability and performance to ensure flight safety and Part 25 certification -Develop, document, and inspect fly-by-wire control law models for the purposes of flight dynamics analysis -Support flight test activities, including validation and verification of control law design troubleshooting/revising control laws as required A Stability and Control Engineer will: -Have knowledge of stability and control and application of handling qualities criteria to control system design -Support design and analysis for augmented airplane handling qualities and control law development -Develop, document, and inspect aerodynamic and system simulation models for the purposes of flight dynamics analysis -Support flight test activities, including updating and validating the aerodynamic simulation models Qualified Candidates will have experience with augmented airplane control law design, modeling, and analysis along with MATLAB & Simulink fluency The Preferred candidate will have: - Experience working with Matlab and Simulink - Experience with 14 CFR Part 25 certification -Use of IBM DOORS -Experience working with ARP4754A, DO-178B -Requirements Development Experience -Experience with 14 CFR Part 23 or Part 25 certification -Flight test experience


Education and Experience Requirements:

 

Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in engineering or technical related curriculum applicable to the respective job position required. 10 yrs in specific technical discipline or 15 yrs broad eng experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors. Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters and 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job.

Position Purpose:

Guides successful completion of major engineering programs, or conceives research in areas of considerable scope and complexity supporting the development and production of Gulfstream products and services

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Selects appropriate methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria to resolve complex engineering issues .
  2. Is consulted extensively by associates and others as a recognized authority within the field .
  3. Anticipates and resolves complex issues in creative and effective ways, developing standards and guides for diverse engineering activities .
  4. Approach to problem solving balances technical product, cost and schedule .
  5. Works without appreciable direction; work is reviewed from a long-range perspective for desired results .
  6. Exercises latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments, and makes decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative .

Additional Functions:
  1. Maintains a current knowledge of developments in the field of specialty and/or other related aircraft fields in order to recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness of company product .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Advanced degree in engineering, or related curriculum preferred.
  2. The level of technical skill and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline.

 

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 170504

Posting Type: Internal-External

Department: J0673-Flight Dynamics

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Salary Grade:E9

Number of Openings: 6

Posting End Date: 01/31/2022 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

Gulfstream will consider employment visa sponsorship, if applicable.

 

 

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