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Ground Control Management Software Engineer

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Design, develop, and test the Control Management System (CMS) inside the Ground Control System (GCS) Unmanned Air System (UAS) The CMS is a real-time mission planning system to enable an operator to create new flight plans for the aircraft based on changes in tasking or adapt to changes in the environment Define the CMS requirements, software architecture, component breakdown, and interfaces Create a real-time mission planning workflow and identify all required algorithms and mission planning tools Write code for the control management system including a GUI showing the aircraft and flight path on a 3D Moving Map with multiple layers of data Write code to interface with outside data sources and display on the moving map (e.g. wind/weather, tasking, map data, terrain data, airspace data, etc.) Write code to enable an operator to optimize the flight path of the aircraft based on real-time onboard data feeds and external data feeds Write code to simulate aircraft 6-DOF flight performance Write code for various tools to support mission planning of aircraft flight operations Write code to interface with the air-vehicle command and control (AVC2) terminal to capture real-time telemetry from the aircraft and upload new flight plans. Develop a test, verification, and validation environment Required Qualifications Bachelors Degree (or higher) in Engineering or Computer Science Experience developing ground control system software for unmanned aircraft Strong coding skills. Must be proficient in writing code for aerospace applications (this job requires you to write code and review/approve the code of others) Experience with aircraft flight planning Knowledge of aircraft flight dynamics Knowledge of aircraft command and control functions and HMI display requirements Experience developing tools on top of COTS 3D moving maps (e.g. Worldwind, Cesium) Demonstrated history across all aspects of the systems engineering process: requirements development, design, development, integration, test, verification, and validation Preferred Qualifications Experience writing code for aircraft flight path optimization Experience writing code for aircraft 6-DOF flight simulation Background supporting UAV flight tests Experience with UAS mission requirements and CONOPS Experience with weather/wind forecast models Experience with typical UAV sensors (e.g. EOIR, Radar) Experience with UAV communications equipment including Satcom Preferred Tools / Process Experience C#, .Net, C++, SCADE, Matlab/Simulink Polarion Jira Confluence Team Center Search Keywords Software Engineer Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) Unmanned Air System (UAS) Ground Control System (GCS)

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Oklahoma City , Ground Control Management Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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