Modeling & Controls Engineer

Redstone Arsenal, AL |Full Time
In order to apply for this or any other job you will need to log in.

Position Description

Dynetics, an employee-owned company, is seeking a talented, self-motivated Modeling & Controls Engineer to join a multi-discipline engineering team that develops embedded systems for military applications. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions. Dynetics is well known for our people-oriented culture, positive work environment, technical excellence, and resilient business ethics.

The candidate will join a team of highly technical engineers and programmers that support weapon system design, development, test, and sustainment for the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command – Aviation & Missile Center (CCDC AvMC). Work will cover new and existing launch vehicles/systems for the Long Range Precision Fires project office. This position’s responsibilities will include:

  • Developing motion control system architecture and logic
  • Modeling system dynamics based on first principles
  • Modeling development from frequency response testing
  • Applying classical and modern control techniques
  • Researching and selecting control devices, motors, actuators and sensors for motion control and position sensing
  • Designing and testing control system interface with system executive software and off-the-shelf motor controllers
  • Modeling system electronics and software
  • Developing modular system simulations for testing/debugging and playback
  • Implementing and testing control solutions in multiple environments:
    • Simulation
    • Hardware-in-the-loop
    • Prototype Systems
    • Production Systems



Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications: Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Control, Mechanical, Aeronautical, Electrical, Mechatronic, Software or Computer Engineering, or equivalent technical degree.

-Candidate should have 3-10 years of experience or 1-10 years of experience with a Master’s Degree in an applicable field.

-Candidate must be knowledgeable of model development and control system design for mechanical systems and be proficient in MATLAB and Simulink.

-Working on-site at Redstone Arsenal on a multi-contractor team and interacting regularly with the government customer, the candidate will be expected to represent Dynetics technically, professionally and ethically.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

Other Qualifications: Highly desirable skills and experience:

  • Experience with modeling in Simscape and Solidworks
  • Knowledge of digital signal processing, filtering, state estimation
  • Experience with robotics and/or mechatronics
  • Knowledge of programming languages, especially C++
  • Experience with robust control design, addressing difficulties such as significant nonlinearities, nondeterministic behavior, and a disparity of maintenance states

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

Job Number:
Closing Date:

You might also like