Job Category: Engineering – Systems

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This is the reality of Moog – and you can be a part of it.

Premier motion and flow control solutions provider for the following markets: satellites, human-rated space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, military ground vehicles, naval vessels, and security and surveillance.


Santa Barbara Operations is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer.  We provide sub-systems and components for every mission-critical system on a modern military vehicle. Our heritage is in electrohydraulic and electromechanical actuation systems, and now, through acquisitions and internal development, Moog provides expert solutions in:

  • Stabilized Turret Drive Systems
  • Integrated Weapon Systems (complete turret from mechanical design to fire control electronics and software)
  • Ammunition Handling
  • Data Control and Distribution
  • Power Management and Distribution


Here’s what you’ll be working on day to day: 

  • Provide systems engineering support for the design, development, integration, testing, and verification of highly complex electro-mechanical systems
  • Interface with customers, suppliers, and stakeholders to generate component and subsystem specifications
  • Define hardware and software interfaces between subsystems
  • Develop, test, analyze, and document turret fire control algorithms
  • Build linear and nonlinear dynamic models and simulations to evaluate system performance
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance for development teams
  • Support lab and field testing
  • Generate technical documentation (plans, reports)
  • Occasional travel required


 Here are the skills and abilities you will need to bring with you:

  • BS with an emphasis on Control Systems and Signal Processing
  • 1 to 5 years of industry experience; 5 to 10 years preferred
  • Classical and modern control systems design knowledge
  • Signal processing and data analysis knowledge
  • Hands-on experience working with the hardware and software aspects of electromechanical systems
  • MATLAB/Simulink knowledge
  • Proficiency with MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • High level of motivation and willingness to learn
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to access US export-controlled information
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. security clearance


It would be great if you had:

  • MS with an emphasis in Control Systems and Signal Processing
  • Turret fire control systems design, integration, and test experience
  • MATLAB/Simulink expertise
  • Strong mathematical background
  • Active DoD Security Clearance



EOE/AA Minority/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Female/Disability/Veteran


Security Clearance Required: No
Visa Candidate Considered: No
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Santa Barbara
State: California

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