FCS Simulation Engineer

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    Wokingham, Berkshire

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    Tom Duckett

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    8 months ago

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A Simulation Engineer is required for a company that specialise in beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) inspection and maintenance using UAVs. Their customers are from a number of sectors including oil & gas, energy, defence and rail.

The role will be working to develop simulation tools for testing and validating Flight Control Systems for their UAV platform.

As a Simulation Engineer your responsibilities will include:

- Developing a toolset on LabVIEW for simulating a number of factors including Geofencing, Flight Path, Hardware in the loop, Sensors, Failures and Aircraft Dynamics.

- Optimising the simulators performance and resource allocation.

- Developing API in LabVIEW for simulating results from the ground station.

The Simulation Engineer should have the following:

- MSc or MEng qualification in a relevant subject (Computer Science, Mathematics, Software Engineering etc).

- Experienced in programming using LabVIEW, included OOP and RTOS programming.

- Software development experience.

- Professional experience in sensors and aircraft dynamics modelling.

- Some knowledge of rotary or fixed wing UAV platforms for commercial purposes.

This is an excellent opportunity for a software developer or programmer to develop your career and work in a growing high-tech sector.

If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Simulation Engineer please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

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