Controls Engineer ( Elkton, MD ) 8654941
12 Month Contract
Pay rate: $70-80/hr W2
Sr. Principal Software Engineer for embedded propulsion control system algorithms & Matlab/Simulink performance model development. Based on specification & goal-oriented objectives, develop, create & modify physics based system performance models & control algorithms and verify compliance to system level requirements. Coordinates w/ members of multi-functional team to develop innovative solutions.
•Performing research, design, & development in such areas as system modelling & analysis, data acquisition & evaluation, closed loop multi-order servo systems as well as other general & advanced controls engineering design & development functions.
•Applies research to the planning, design, development & testing of control laws & control systems for use in space & military applications. Is able to develop design solutions to meet difficult performance requirements.
•Generates advanced Matlab & Simulink models of existing & proposed plants & tunes & analyzes those plants. Reviews & critiques designs created by peers and/or Jr. engineers. Recognizes the unique design requirements such as safety & reliability architectures associated w/ manned space & military applications.
•Excellent skills in electro-mechanical systems control design using model based control law development with Matlab, Simulink, & related tools of Simscape & its various modules.
•Demonstrated ability to develop complex Simulink plant & control models. Strong skillsets in programming in C / C++. Strong experience w/ either National Instruments Labview or dSpace programming.