Helensvale, QLD

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Gilmour Space is the leading Australian rocket company, pioneering next-generation hybrid propulsion technologies for small satellite launch vehicles.

An exciting opportunity exists for a results’ driven Guidance Navigation and Control Engineer to lead our GNC technical efforts. You will contribute towards the achievement of the company’s overall business aims by promoting strong leadership, excellence in engineering disciplines, vision, and best practice organisation practices.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership, motivation and direction to employees in the GNC team
  • Manage the planning, implementation, and execution of Engineering projects
  • Perform trajectory design, optimization, and dispersion analysis
  • Implementation of new software or algorithms to support mission unique capabilities
  • Manage the development verification and validation procedures to ensure the performance of software products
  • Perform analysis to support early design phase concept development
  • Contribute to System Engineering management processes
  • Actively consult with relevant people and departments to ensure program activities are achieved and issues are resolved quickly

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in physics or an engineering discipline
  • 5 years’+ experience in leadership role within the aerospace or similar industry
  • Advanced in software applications including C++, MATLAB, Python
  • Excellent understanding of C++ Embedded Real-time software engineering practices
  • Demonstrated project experience in launch vehicle systems
  • Experience in strategy, development, and execution of plans/projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
A self-motivated, team player with a background in the Aerospace or related industries and a passion for the space industry is essential to the success of this role.

How to apply:

You will be joining a team that is working together to achieve the unimaginable for human access to space.  You will be encouraged to reach your highest potential through continuous learning and embracing change.

If you are a proactive team player with a passion for space and a desire to succeed, please apply now by clicking the apply button and including your resume and cover letter. 

Gilmour Space Technologies is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.      

About Gilmour Space Technologies

Office address

  • 62 Millaroo Drive, Helensvale, QLD, 4212

Company size

11-50 people

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