Senior Guidance Navigation and Control Engineer

Or GNC Engineer

Confirmed live in the last 24 hours



1,001-5,000 employees

Autonomous systems with AI-powered defense technology

Data & Analytics
Robotics & Automation
AI & Machine Learning


Newport Beach, CA, USA

Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • BS in Robotics, Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Aerospace Engineering or related field with focus on dynamics and control
  • Senior GNC Engineer: 8 or more years of experience in Guidance, Navigation & Control engineering or related technical experience
  • GNC Engineer: 3 or more years of experience in Guidance, Navigation & Control engineering or related technical experience
  • A strong theoretical knowledge of classical and modern control theory, estimation, and filtering techniques
  • Experience with developing GNC solutions for flight systems
  • Proficiency with GNC simulation tools like MATLAB, Simulink and related toolboxes
  • Familiarization with 6-DOF simulations
  • Able to travel up to 25%
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a U.S. Top Secret clearance
  • Develop, implement, and test algorithms for guidance, navigation, and control systems in line with project requirements
  • Design, implement, and assess the GNC architectures considering all elements, including spacecraft, sensors, actuators, and algorithms
  • Develop MDAO hardened models, tools, and processes to enable design exploration across a range of flight systems
  • Use MDAO techniques for the design and optimization of GNC systems, balancing performance, cost, and risk factors
  • Participate in all phases of system development, from concept to design, prototyping, testing, and operation
  • Collaborate closely with a multidisciplinary team including systems engineers, flight software engineers, and test engineers to ensure system-wide integration and performance
  • Contribute to design reviews, safety assessments, and system documentation
  • Use simulation and analysis tools to verify GNC models and system performance under different operating conditions
  • Provide system engineering expertise in the development of GNC systems, ensuring a cohesive and efficient approach to the design and implementation process
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to GNC systems during design, testing, and operational phases
  • Keep updated with the latest technologies and trends in GNC engineering and system architecture design

Anduril Industries is a leading developer of autonomous systems for defense applications, utilizing their proprietary Lattice OS to enhance command and control capabilities. Their focus on modular and scalable hardware makes them a competitive and adaptable player in the defense industry. A career here offers the opportunity to work on cutting-edge technology in a dynamic environment that prioritizes innovation and strategic solutions for complex challenges.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding



, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Full Family Health Coverage

16 Weeks Paid Leave for All Caregivers

Family Planning & Support

Incentivized Time Off

Mental Health Resources

Financial Planning

Unlimited Provisions

Professional Development