Control Systems Specialist

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  • Location:

    Basildon, Essex

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    System Architect

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sam Bason

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Control Systems Specialist

A world leading aerospace and defence company are looking to recruit a Control Systems Specialist whose primary role involves the development of linear & non-linear dynamic feedback control systems for a range of products.

Key responsibilities -

+ Development of Control Systems for new and existing programmes, working at all phases of the development lifecycle.

+ Technical leadership and development of junior team members.

+ Supporting the development of current and future Control Systems architectures/designs and their implementation.

+ Robust capture of design artefacts as appropriate for all stages in the engineering lifecycle appropriate for managing existing systems and for taking concepts through to production.

Skills and knowledge required -

+ Theory of linear & non-linear dynamic feedback control systems, including PID, H∞, H2, Variable-structure control etc.

+ Thorough understanding of rotational and translational geometry using direction-cosine and/or quaternion approaches.

+ Appreciation of basic fundamentals of electro-mechanical designs, including direct drive and indirect (geared or tape/wire) drives, steering mirrors etc.

+ An appreciation of real-time embeddable Software and Firmware (to support Software and Firmware Specialists).