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Guidance and Control Engineer

Control Engineer


Highly competitive salary + Share Options + Pension

I have an urgent requirement for a Control Engineer for my Client who are developing a unique intelligent miniature Surveillance drone. The role is based just north of Oxford and you would be working at the forefront of this technology and within a highly stimulating working environment.


You will be responsible for designing, implementing and testing the real-time control, path planning and path following algorithms for a set of non-conventional UAV platforms. You will work closely with the navigation and electronic engineers to exploit full state, partial state and fused information to provide an optimal guidance and control solution for each platform. You will oversee testing of these algorithms in simulation and on the real platforms in the field.

Development of these algorithms will be done in C/C++ and implemented in simulation and in real-time on embedded (bare metal, RTOS or Linux) platforms.

Essential skills and experience: -

You will have in depth industry experience together with extensive knowledge and experience in the following: -

· Control System Design

· Path Planning and following: -

· Dubin's Paths.

· PN Guidance, etc.

· Non-linear trajectory tracking.

· Trajectory optimisation.

· Strong mathematical ability including pure mathematics, linear algebra, statistics and numerical methods

· C/C++: Embedded, RTOS, Windows and Linux

To apply or for more information please contact Seamus Hayes at IC-Resources

Keywords: Oxford, Control, Guidance, C/C++, RTOS, Embedded, Windows, Linux, Algorithms

South East England

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