JOB: Space Robotics And Controls Engineer At Agnikul Cosmos



We strongly prefer working with individuals who are passionate about aerospace and are willing to work with us for the long term.

What it takes

  • If you like to think the other extreme of the north pole is north “zero” – this is for you.
  • If you don’t need someone to tell you LQR is good enough – this is for you.
  • If you believe lead-lag compensation is the essence of all human interactions – this is for you.


  • Works on independent sections of controller design and integration process for launch vehicle control systems and related components in the vehicle’s guidance systems.
  • Aid in the development of Autopilot linear stability testing and analysis.
  • Design Non-linear 6DOF simulation analysis and scenario analysis.
  • Review system level and launch vehicle requirements.
  • Lead development and maintenance of software tools that predict pre-flight performance under nominal, off-nominal conditions.
  • Perform post flight verification of simulation predictions and Monte Carlo through multiple flight conditions.
  • Create hazards assessment programs and tools to understand probability of impact and expected damage from off-nominal and failure modes.
  • Support design reviews and milestones as necessary.
  • Assists independent sections of propulsion control systems.
  • Aid specifically, the development of some or all of the following.
  • Design of Mixture ratio control & stability analysis.
  • Integration of mixture ratio control, electric motor speed control and propellant utilization loops.
  • Development of system level requirements for cross coupled dynamics between propellant utilization algorithms and vehicle guidance / autopilot algorithms.
  • Support design reviews and milestones as necessary.
  • Supports hardware design & implementation of the vehicle across multiple control systems.
  • Analog and mixed signal design with focus on launch vehicle hardware.
  • Board level design for both ground checkout systems and flight hardware.
  • Support design reviews and milestones as necessary.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors / Master’s Degree in Controls Engineering, Electrical engineering, Electronics & Communications engineering.
  • Highly developed computer skills using EE design/analysis software.
  • Decent software programming skills.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Ph.D. in Electrical engineering, Electronics & Communications engineering.
  • Good understanding of product development and Control network (CAN).
  • 1+ experience with mechanical systems and engines.
  • Good understanding of engine controller design and implementation.
  • Good understanding of orbital mechanics, multi-body dynamics, and controls-structures interaction.
  • Experience with static constrained optimization, calculus of variations, dynamic optimization, maximum principle.


Additional Requirements

Must be available to work extended hours and weekends as needed.

Location: Chennai

Company: Agnikul Cosmos




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