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Staff Flight Controls Engineers (All Levels!!) in San Diego, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    San Diego, CA
  • Duration:
    60 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $80000.0 - $180000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is currently hiring several Flight Control Engineers of all levels for the San Diego market. 

Salary is 80-180K DOE!!

Flight Control Engineer will perform the following duties:

  • Analysis of aided inertial navigation systems (Fidelities, Tactical Grade Embedded GPS/ INS, Radar Tracking/ MEMS, and Precision Landing Systems such as JPALS)
  • Perform sensor trade studies, implementation of INS aiding, and alignment methods, hardware characterization and testing, and development of navigation algorithms and software
  • Analyze navigation systems performance in simulation, laboratory and flight testing, and van and fight tests

Don’t miss the opportunity to work for a great company in San Diego!


  • Requires degree (BS, Masters, etc.) and work related experience
  • Experience developing or modifying MATLAB’s, SIMULINK, and C
  • Applied knowledge of navigation and tactical grade Inertial Measurement Units and Inertial Navigation systems
  • Experience using GPS as a navigation aiding source and stand alone. GPS augmentation methods
  • Experience with developing of modeling and simulation tools, Covariance Analysis and Monte Carlo simulation

BS Degree Level

  • Classical control and introductory controls courses
  • Flight mechanics/ stability and control courses
  • Rigid body dynamics coursework

Master’s Degree or higher

  • Advanced Control Coursework
  • Additional Course work  / Experience with flight simulation
  • Advanced coursework in flight mechanics, stability and controls
  • Advanced coursework in rigid body dynamics


  • MATLAB plus controls tools boxes
  • SIMULINK, C or C++  coding experience

Key Words: Aerospace, Aeronautical, Electrical, Mechanical, Engineering, Aviation, Design, GPS, Analyst, Flight Controls, Simulation, Manufacturing, Radar, MATLAB, SIMULINK