PNT Engineer

Location: NM - Albuquerque
Req #: 5469

Thank you for your interest in joining the KBR team. 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.


Description

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.

GPS/PNT Communications Engineer

The successful candidate with have directly applicable experience in one or more disciplines of GPS, PNT, 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, GNSS receiver testing and the PANACEA virtual GNSS test system onsite support. This support includes the ability to perform hardware-in-the-loop 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. 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 for use in PANACEA and RxStudio
  • Understands and implements all aspects of the software development lifecycle – material provided
  • Actively participates in all PANACEA hardware and software verification testing efforts
  • Understands the GNSS RF environment and GNSS Navigation Warfare (NAVWAR) threats
  • Develop PANACEA and RxStudio user and test documentation

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 GNSS 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
  • Strong working knowledge of C# or the knowledge of a similar language with the ability to learn quickly

 



KBR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.



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