Fly by Wire Control Law Design Engineer - TSII

Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Fly by Wire Control Law Design Engineer - TSII in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

Qualified Candidates will have experience with augmented air vehicle control law design, modeling, and analysis using linear and non-linear modeling techniques.


The Preferred candidate will have:

- Familiarity with full envelope multiloop feedback gain design, architecture design, and gain scheduling techniques.

- Familiarity with handling qualities standards such as MIL-STD-1797B

- Experience with 14 CFR Part 23 or Part 25 certification

- Experience with ARP4754A, DO-178C, and/or DO-331


A Fly-by-Wire Control Law Design Engineer will:

- Establish requirements for control systems functionality, integrity, availability, and performance to ensure flight safety and Part 25 certification

- Design and analyze fly-by-wire primary and automatic flight control laws

- Conduct, analyze the results, and document hardware-in-the-loop tests of the fly-by-wire primary and automatic flight control laws

- Support flight test activities, including validation and verification of control law design and troubleshooting/revising control laws as required



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: 209961

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 07/31/2024 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream will consider employment visa sponsorship, if applicable.


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