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Sr Advanced Satellite GNC Engineer

Company: Honeywell
Location: Glendale
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Join a team recognized for leadership, innovation and diversity The future is what we make it.

When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our global team of thinkers, innovators, dreamers and doers who make the things that make the future.

That means changing the way we fly, fueling jets in an eco-friendly way, keeping buildings smart and safe and even making it possible to breathe on Mars.

Working at Honeywell isn't just about developing cool things. That's why all of our employees enjoy access to dynamic career opportunities across different fields and industries

Join a team that designs, develops and integrates highly complex systems for space within Honeywell Aerospace. As the Satellite Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) Engineer, you will be part of a team tasked with implementation of a Satellite Integrated Attitude and Orbital Control System (AOCS) for a constellation of satellites. The Integrated AOCS consists of vehicle sensors (e.g. Star Trackers, Sun Sensors, Rate Gyros, Magnetometers, GPS, etc.) On-Board Computers, actuators (e.g. Reaction Wheel Assemblies, Torque Rods, etc.) and associated software.


Execute and support customer requirement analysis, synthesis and derivation

Execute and support Identification of algorithms and approaches for AOCS Fault Detection Isolation and Recovery (FDIR) and AOCS Mode management

Execute satellite performance analysis

Interface with software supplier for implementation

Support proposals, costing and planning of projects

Creation and support of product simulation for internal products

Execute verification of Integrated AOCS vehicle control in simulated environment

Support verification of Integrated AOCS vehicle control in hardware test environment


Bachelor of Science in Engineering

5+ years of experience in Guidance and Navigation Control

Must be a US citizen with no dual citizenship, due to contractual requirements


Experience working both independently and as part of a team in a hands-on role with a specialty in vehicle attitude and orbital control development.

Experience with Matlab, Simulink, C++,

Energetic, self-motivated and highly organized.

Experience with electrical design, industrial design, clean room work

Passion to develop solutions and trouble shoot problems.

Developing software and hardware for space and similar harsh environments.

Electrical hardware and test equipment design, build and test experience

Experience with system simulation software for spacecraft environments

Experience with software coding and debugging with Linux and/or Python

Experience with NASA, ECSS, CSA and/or NewSpace satellite verification and validation standards

SAP or similar business software

TeamCenter or similar PDM experience

Additional Information

  • JOB ID: req377472
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: 19019 N. 59th,Glendale,Arizona,85308,United States
  • Exempt
  • Must be a US Citizen due to contractual requirements. Engineering (GLOBAL)
    Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.

Keywords: Honeywell, Glendale , Sr Advanced Satellite GNC Engineer, Engineering , Glendale, Arizona

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