Senior GNC Engineer

Updated on 5/25/2024

ABL Space Systems

ABL Space Systems

201-500 employees

Builds rockets for small satellite launches



El Segundo, CA, USA

Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • B.S. degree from an accredited university
  • 5+ years of experience in the development of aircraft, missile, spacecraft or similar vehicle GNC system
  • Perform and lead the GNC system development, implementation, integration and testing
  • Gather, define, and document requirements to support mission and/or trajectory
  • Develop GNC algorithms, models and software
  • Develop, analyze and review data to validate and verify system meets specifications and design requirements
  • Perform modeling and simulation tasks to validate system design and performance
  • Perform GNC system integration, checkout and troubleshooting of anomalies
  • Perform and direct test planning, development of test procedures and test execution
  • Develop sensor and support Avionics systems requirements
  • Support critical sensor (e.g. IMU) system engineering, integration and test
  • Support critical controller (e.g. Thrust Vector Control Actuators, Throttle Valves) system engineering, integration and test
  • Mission specific analysis for customer launch and in support of business development
  • Perform 'Hardware in the Loop' (HITL) testing/simulation prior to launch on both testbed and integrated launch vehicle
  • Mentor younger engineers and help develop their technical skill sets
  • Step up as a leader to be at the forefront of solving the most challenging and impactful technical issues

ABL Space Systems specializes in building rockets for launching small satellites, featuring technologies like additively manufactured 13,000lbf engines entirely produced in-house, and the innovative GS0 ground system designed for global deployment. This capability showcases its leadership in modular and mobile launch solutions, making it an attractive workplace for professionals passionate about aerospace innovation and operational efficiency. The emphasis on in-house production and cutting-edge technology facilitates a dynamic work environment conducive to rapid learning and significant contributions to the field of aerospace.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



El Segundo, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


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