Senior Controls Engineer

Job title : Senior Controls Engineer
Location : Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Job-type : Permanent
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Piper Maddox is partnering with a well-established organization that is leading the development of advanced products and systems for autonomy systems for the aerospace, defense, and transportation industries. They are providing cutting-edge R&D and engineering solutions especially around robotics and autonomous systems. They provide high-quality technology solutions to OEM’s and Tier 1 suppliers who carry these systems to market.

They are expanding to keep up with the increasing demand for their expertise and are looking for a Lead Controls Engineer who is going to play a critical role in their growth. They are looking for someone who focuses on integrating advanced autonomous and optimization algorithms into complex hardware systems.


  • Integrate advanced autonomous GNC and optimization algorithms into complex high-fidelity simulations and hardware systems, and carry out and document performance analyses.

  • Support hardware-in-the-loop and experimental testing of advanced GNC algorithms.

  • Work in a team or as a task lead to executing technical tasks.

  • Contribute technical materials for reports, presentations, and proposals.

Required Skills:

  • MS in mechanical, electrical, or aerospace engineering with a background in advanced GNC for autonomous vehicles.

  • Strong background in hardware integration and testing of unmanned vehicles.

  • Strong programming skills in C++ and proficiency in MATLAB/Simulink.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Background in system dynamics in one or more domains including ground, water surface, underwater, aerial, and space vehicles.

  • Proficiency in other programming languages.