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Sr. Navigation Engineer

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Sr. Navigation Engineer

Category: Development/Engineering

City: Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID: J0920-0326

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is seeking an experienced Sr. Navigation Engineer to join our team, developing high quality and cutting-edge software products for our federal government clients in the space industry. This is an exciting full-time opportunity to join our team in Fairfax, VA, and grow your career with the 5th largest IT services provider in the world. In exchange for your committed efforts toward success, we’re offering a competitive salary, a complete benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, and paid vacation.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

As a Sr. Navigation Engineer you will support algorithm development for our space, ground, and operational systems. Our navigation team tackles problems in orbit determination, clock estimation, user positioning, atmospheric modelling, and integrity for safety critical applications.

Tasks Include:

• Design and develop state-of-the-art navigation algorithms for constellation-wide orbit determination, clock synchronization, atmospheric modelling, and end-user positioning

• Create large-scale simulation development for algorithm prototyping and validation

• Design experiments to validate said algorithms in ground and on-orbit testing

• Support development and testing on bench-top prototypes and flight hardware

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Master's or PhD in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent

• 5+ years of experience working on navigation, localization, or estimation algorithm development for automotive, industrial, or aerospace applications

• Expertise in Kalman Filtering and other estimation techniques

• Experience in software development and algorithm prototyping using MATLAB

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience with statistical signal processing

• Experience with GPS, GNSS

• Experience with orbital mechanics/orbit determination

• Familiarity with atmospheric sciences and modelling

• Familiarity with satellite communication systems


  • Embedded Software Development

  • Satellite Communications

  • Satellite Navigation

  • Satellite Navigation

  • Satellite Operations

  • Satellite Operations

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

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At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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