PNT Engineer- Entry Level (Baltimore, MD)

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PNT Engineer- Entry Level

KBR is a technology-driven company providing high-end, creative software and engineering solutions to critical national security missions across space, cyber, ISR, missile defense and intelligence domains. Bringing together the brightest minds in STEM, intelligence operations and analysis, with a culture that attracts innovators, difference-makers and entrepreneurs, our teams are dedicated to solving the most complex challenges to help keep our nation safe. Together, we can leverage the next generation of advanced technologies to deliver industry-leading capabilities across land, air, sea, space, and cyberspace. Our goal is to deliver innovative solutions using an agile, mission-first approach to address the most difficult technical challenges facing our customers. The only way that we can tackle these challenges is by recruiting the brightest minds in the industry to join our team.

GNSS/PNT/NAVWAR Communications Engineer

The successful candidate will have directly applicable experience in one or more disciplines of GPS, PNT, NAVWAR, and/or Communications engineering. This position reports to the Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Supervisor in support of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver integration software development, GNSS receiver testing, NAVWAR hardware and software development, and system onsite support. This support includes the ability to perform hardware-in-the-loop and live sky testing by integrating hardware and assets with software tools, and the ability to articulate simulation/test results. A successful candidate has a high interest in GNSS and GNSS receivers, a desire to continuously learn, and the ability to be a contributing member of a small team. The successful candidate must be comfortable dealing with requirements changes, be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Responsibilities
  • Provides technical onsite support for all company products - training provided
  • Provides technical demonstrations and explains company product capabilities to customers
  • Develops GNSS receiver software controllers
  • Understands and implements all aspects of the software development lifecycle - material provided
  • Actively participates in all hardware and software verification testing efforts
  • Understands the GNSS RF environment and GNSS Navigation Warfare (NAVWAR) threats
  • Develops user and test documentation
  • Analyzes test results to fix bugs or properly portray system performance

Requirements
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent
  • Ability to work independently/efficiently and to thrive in a fast-paced environment, as well as the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Strong interest in RF, Satellite Systems, and GNSS Receivers
  • Strong communications skills
  • Some experience in Satellite Remote Sensing or Communications
  • US Citizen and ability to acquire/retain a security clearance

Desired
  • 1-3 years' experience in GPS-PNT-Communications engineering (preferably in GNSS)
  • 1-3 years' experience in Hardware Serial Communications and Network Communications
  • Strong working knowledge of C# or other software development languages

In compliance with the U.S. federal government's vaccine mandate, only candidates who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
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Centauri operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Chantily, VA, Lexington Park, MD, King of Prussia, PA, Lincoln, MA, Beavercreek, OH, Ann Arbor, MI, Colorado Springs, CO, Albuquerque, NM and Carlsbad, CA. Centauri was founded in 1998. It has 474 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 178 open jobs at Centauri, click here.
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