Hill Technical Solutions
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Full Time


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Job title

Senior GN&C Engineer


Huntsville, AL

Travel Required

Very Infrequent - <10%

Security Clearance Required

SECRET (TS Desired)


Until Filled


Job purpose

The senior guidance, navigation and control (GN&C) engineer will be responsible for the analyzing and testing candidate flight vehicle GN&C systems for hypersonic and missile defense applications through digital and hardware-in-the-loop simulations.


Duties and responsibilities

  • Work as part of a team under the direction of a chief engineer, and coordinate with other functional leads.
  • Responsible for understanding all aspects of GNC system design, development, troubleshooting, and optimization.
  • Develop, model and analyze guidance algorithms and embedded software
  • Design missile and flight vehicle integrated guidance, navigation and control system
  • Mentor and develop junior engineers
  • Develop models for hypersonic and missile defense guidance systems for sensitivity analysis.
  • Research and familiarize GN&C systems and technologies in use by DoD organizations
  • Develop and implement test plans for ground testing of GN&C systems.
  • Develop interface control documents (ICD)
  • Prepare and present briefings




Education: BS in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related field. MS preferred


Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated capability in performance analysis, design, integration, and testing of GNC Systems for use in offensive and defensive missile systems.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to conduct research and perform analysis on requirements, capability and operational effects as required.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong customer service orientation.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Experience with embedded software and firmware is highly desired.
  • Familiarity with modern and developmental GPS and INS systems is desired


Hill Technical Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in its job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following email address, HR@htsi-al.com and/or phone number 256-970-1258 to contact us about your interest in employment with Hill Technical Solutions, Inc.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected be federal, state, or local law. Hill Technical Solutions, Inc. participates in E- Verify.

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