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    Job Description
    TitleGNC/AOCS Engineer
    Job posted on01/11/2018 (modified on 14/02/2019)
    LocationTokyo
    CountryJapan
    EducationMaster
    Contract typePermanent
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    This job is to perform spacecraft GN&C/AOCS systems design and analysis for ispace’s Lunar lander development. The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge base in spacecraft GNC/AOCS system design and analysis. Specific experience on interplanetary probes or in landing on celestial bodies is highly desired. The effort includes all phases from specifications to flight support: Design, analysis, verification and validation in software in the loop, processor in the loop and hardware in the loop test environments, support in the development of operational procedures and operations support.

     

    Key Responsibilities

    Participate in product definition, specification and requirements phases

    Collaborate on architecture design, component selection, including make or buy decisions, with other design and analysis team members.

    Participate in sensors and actuators procurement activities.

    Document requirements and specification.

    Design, simulate, and test guidance, navigation, and control algorithms for spacecraft.

    Validate and verify GN&C flight software through software-in-the-loop, processor-in-the-loop, and hardware-in-the-loop integration campaign.

    Support mission design and lunar landing site selection.

    Support integration, troubleshooting and testing.

     

    Basic Qualifications

    Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering, or equivalent

    Five or more years’ experience in spacecraft GNC/AOCS system design and analysis.

    Experience in procurement, integration and testing of GNC sensors and components.

    Design/operations experience across a range of missions and system elements.

    Strong understanding of first principals in dynamics, orbital mechanics, control systems, estimation, and software development 

    Demonstrated experience with MATLAB/Simulink and C/C++

    Excellent leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills

     

    Preferred Experience

    Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering or a related field.

    Ten or more years’ spacecraft GNC/AOCS design and analysis experience.

    Specific Lander experience including precision landing and obstacle avoidance.

    Specific GNC/AOCS development experience of interplanetary spacecraft.

    Experience with GMAT, STK or similar mission analysis tools.

    Experience with Simulink autocoding.

    Knowledge of lunar topography, target landing site selection and relative navigation.

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    Contact information
    Companyispace, inc.
    Contact nameRecruiting Team
    AddressSumitomo Shibakoen Building 10F, 2-7-17 Shiba, Minato-ku Tokyo
    Minato-ku
    Tokyo
    not applicable
    Japan
    105-0014
    Phone+81-(0)70-3660-4743
    Emailispace-hr@ispace-inc.com
    Web Pagehttp://www.ispace-inc.com


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