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Aerospace Engineer (Flight Control)

Job Tracking ID:  85347-296485
Location:   Glen Burnie, MD
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  November 13, 2019
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Job Description:

Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services is currently seeking a Flight Control Engineer who will be responsible for design, analysis, testing, and implementation of launch vehicle flight control systems in the aerospace and defense industry. 


Experience and Skills:


  • Develop vehicle simulations with 1, 3, and 6 degrees of freedom
  • Perform linear stability analysis
  • Tune control gains to obtain desired results and margin
  • Perform Monte Carlo simulations
  • Hardware in the loop (HWIL) testing
  • System integration
  • Write test plans, procedures and reports
  • Launch support at US and foreign launch ranges
  • Travel up to 35% to support integration and launch operations


  • Strong working knowledge of control systems
  • Must have experience with MATLAB
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules


  • M.S. or greater in Aerospace or Electrical Engineering (or similar discipline)
  • Experience working with classical and/or modern control theory, design and analysis
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to prepare, review, and evaluate documentation, specifications, test plans and procedures
  • Three (3) years' related experienced preferred

Additional Information:
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:  
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP