• Control Systems Design Engineer

    Job Location US-MA-Pocasset
    Posted Date 6 months ago(8/14/2018 4:43 PM)
  • Overview


    Located in the U.S. and a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, Hydroid is the world’s most trusted manufacturer of advanced Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). Our marine robotics systems provide innovative and reliable full-picture solutions for the marine research, defense, hydrographic and offshore/energy markets. Our products represent the most advanced, diversified and field-proven family of AUVs and AUV support systems in the world.


    Hydroid employees are passionate about their work and strive to produce top-quality products and service. All products are designed and manufactured at the Hydroid facilities in Pocasset, MA.


    • Work with customers (internal and external) to develop, manage and verify system and sub-system requirements using industry standards including System Requirements Verification Matrices.
    • Develop and maintain physics based 6 Degree of Freedom (DOF) models including vehicle coefficients for the design, simulation and optimization of REMUS underwater vehicle controllers.
    • Apply principles of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) to the development of complete vehicle systems models for the REMUS family of underwater vehicles.
    • Generate and execute formal test programs for validation and verification of vehicle performance and models.
    • Transition model outputs to embedded control software and hardware.
    • Troubleshoot vehicle performance issues and communicate recommendations to development teams.
    • Perform capability assessments and define capability gaps and recommend mitigation plans.
    • Provide technical writing and estimates of labor and cost of materials for proposal efforts.
    • ~10% at sea as required.
    • ~10% business travel as required.
    • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.


    • Master degree (M.S.) in electrical, mechanical, computer or aerospace engineering with focus in control systems; and 10-15 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Proficient in the design, integration and test of autonomous controls systems.
    • Proficient with MATLAB, Simulink, and State Flow.
    • Experience building systems models, conducting analysis, and providing recommendations within a team environment on multiple projects.
    • Experience in Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approaches and workflows for real-time embedded control systems.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
    • The ideal candidate is an individual that can work in a fast paced environment; with a high attention to detail, excellent problem solving skills, ability to multi-task and enthusiastic attitude.


    Preferred Experience:

    • Hydrodynamics and/or Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modeling, simulation and analysis.
    • Experience with COTS Hardware-In-the-Loop and rapid prototyping systems such as dSpace, NI or Speedgoat.
    • Experience with Simulink Coder (or equivalent) for automatic code generation.
    • Utilization of SysML tools in support of MBSE: (preferred) NoMagic, MagicDraw or IBM Rational Rhapsody.
    • Requirements Management utilizing IBM Rational DOORS; others considered if applicable.
    • Robot Operating Systems (ROS) (integration with MBD, Mission Oriented Operating Suite (MOOS).
    • Solidworks; Enterprise PDM; JIRA; VISIO and Deltek.
    • C/C++ programming.
    • Underwater manufacturing or manufacturing experience is a plus.


    A condition of this position will require the successful Applicant to pass a government security investigation and must subsequently receive authorization to access US Department of Defense Controlled Unclassified Information (“CUI”) and potentially classified information.


    We offer a very competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including 75% company paid medical and dental insurance. The company also offers paid Life, STD, LTD, tuition reimbursement and 401K with company match, and more.


    Hydroid is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/AA/M/F/V/D Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and need assistance with the application process as a result of your disability please call 1-508-563-6565 or mail your request to 1 Henry Drive, Pocasset, MA 02559, Attn: Employment Application Assistance.



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