Control Systems Engineer

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This role is to be part of an integrated project team to deliver high quality satellite communication system on sea and on aircraft. The control systems role is to provide the domain knowledge to enable the tracking and motion rejection of highly resilient, reliable and robust systems for sea and air.

Required skills:

  • Understand the design of Servo control system for an inertially stabilised mobile platform
  • Ability in the design of Motion control system
  • Knowledge of Inertia stabilisation system based on Rate Gyro for antenna gimbal control
  • Ability in control system modelling, analysis and design using MATLAB Simulink or similar
  • Knowledge of multi axis gimbal dynamics and kinematics
  • Control of nonlinear disturbance on marine/ship environment
  • Familiar with Control system theory such as- MIMO, system identification, Mathematical modelling (transfer function), matrix manipulation, PID, pole placement, adaptive control, fuzzy logic, stability analysis, tracking algorithm, axis transformation.
  • Instrument design and interface
  • Systems engineering experience in capturing system requirements specification and analysis for integrated Mechatronic system (Software, Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical integrated system)
  • Knowledge of modern servo drive control technology
  • Low-voltage electrical system design
  • Instrument network interface technology such as Ethernet, CAN/LAN/EtherCAT, distributed IO, RS422/RS485
  • Knowledge of Safety critical system design Desired skills
  • Knowledge of SatCom systems
  • Familiar with Enterprise Architect, DOORS, Matlab Simulink, UML, Model based System engineering, MatCad, Ada programming language
  • Understanding of ship motion and sea states
  • Knowledge of RF beacon characteristics
  • Knowledge of structural resonance in gimbal design