Senior GNC Engineer

Navigation & System Integration

Posted on 5/21/2024



51-200 employees

Develops hypersonic and autonomous aircraft



Atlanta, GA, USA

Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of experience, Master's degree with 3 years of experience, or PhD with 1-2 years of experience in Aerospace, Electrical, Mechanical, or related Engineering field
  • Strong understanding of Navigation, GNSS, INS/IMU systems, filtering, fusion, and Navigation sensor suite
  • Experience with Navigation sensor trade studies, selection process, sensor models, Nav. sub-systems, Nav. SW system integration, fusion/blending algorithms and strategies
  • Experience with filtering techniques (KF, UKF, EKF, Particle filters, etc.)
  • Familiarity and experience with Navigation needs for autonomous flight systems and autonomy
  • Proficiency in MATLAB, Python, familiarity with Julia, and other modeling and simulation tools
  • Experience with Navigation sensor testing and data analysis
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Passion for aviation and the development of advanced aircraft technologies
  • Actively support and participate in all Navigation, GNSS, INS/IMU, Localization, Fusion, System integration efforts
  • Support Navigation/GNSS/Localization modeling & integration needs for high-fidelity simulation platform
  • Conduct simulation studies to assess the performance of the Navigation suite in aircraft and optimize its design
  • Communicate and collaborate closely with cross-functional teams on Navigation model integration, sub-system integration, and Nav. Suite simulation testing/verification capabilities
  • Run and conduct Monte Carlo simulations (with Navigation emphasis), as well as SITL, HITLS, regression testing, and test coverage scenarios
  • Design and develop navigation, sensor fusion, and/or blending algorithms for aircraft using advanced techniques and tools
  • Develop and implement different filtering techniques/algorithms and strategies to ensure safe and efficient flight instrumentation and operations
  • Conduct flight testing to validate and refine the performance of the aircraft's Navigation systems
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams to ensure the aircraft meets safety, performance, and efficiency standards from the Navigation suite perspective
  • Participate in the development of system-level requirements and specifications
  • Prepare technical reports, presentations, and documentation related to Navigation and instrumentation activities

Hermeus is dedicated to building cutting-edge hypersonic aircraft that can reach speeds up to Mach 5, powered by an innovative turbine-based combined cycle engine that integrates advanced propulsion technologies. The company also pioneers in autonomous aircraft for defense, setting a benchmark in rapid, efficient, and secure aerospace solutions. Working at Hermeus means joining a forward-thinking team committed to redefining aerospace limits, with a focus on safety, precision, and groundbreaking advancement in flight technology.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



Atlanta, Georgia



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Paid family leave

Employer-paid health care

Stock options

Competitive salary


Team bonding