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Job Title: Navigation Engineer
Company Name: KBR
Location: Beavercreek Township, OH United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 04/27/2024
Expire Date: 05/27/2024
Job Categories: Computers, Software, Government and Policy, Information Technology
Job Description
Navigation Engineer


Navigation Engineer

Job Title: Navigation Engineer

KBR is a technology-driven company providing high-end, creative software and engineering solutions to critical national security missions across space, cyber, ISR, missile defense and intelligence domains. KBR provides our customers with systems engineering support for solving the full spectrum of signal processing challenges. Our multi-disciplinary teams tackle challenges across the navigation, communications, electronic warfare, and cyber security domains.

We are currently seeking Engineers with software development skills with a desired experience in software development experience in Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT), Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), Global Positioning System (GPS), or other RF or satellite communications engineering to join our team in Dayton, OH. As a PNT Engineer, you will be responsible for developing software to interface with and control lab equipment for hardware in the loop testing of GPS and GNSS receivers, physical setup and measurement of results, as well as analysis and reporting of the findings. This job also includes interfacing and communicating clearly with customers and co-workers. We are seeking applicants who can deliver innovative solutions and work in an environment that encourages agile, mission-driven approaches that deliver valuable results through efficient means to their customers.


  • Perform multi-disciplined engineering and analysis primarily in the areas of Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT), Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), Communications, signal propagation theory, or electronics. The types of activities supported include scenario development, simulation, static lab testing, hardware-in-the-loop testing, data processing, and field testing.
  • Potentially serve as group leaders for complex tasks requiring extensive knowledge in multiple technical disciplines. Other positions include serving as functional subject matter experts.
  • Provide engineering, technical, and managerial direction for problem definition, analysis, constraint development and implementation for complex systems required to meet technical requirements. Activities include making recommendations and advising on system development, improvements, optimization, or support efforts. Performs risk assessments and analysis employing modeling and simulation techniques.
  • Author reports, contribute to and develop presentations, plans, and contribute insights in support of the program.



  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related STEM degree program.
  • Proficiency in the following languages: C#, Python.
  • Ability to manage, manipulate, maintain, and update complex code repositories on Git or similar version control software.
  • Ability to create intelligent visualizations depicting analytic findings.
  • Strong debugging and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong verbal and organized written communications skills.


  • Proficiency working with GNSS/GPS test equipment and control softwares such as BroadSim, Spirent, or Panacea.
  • Experience in designing and creating exhaustive test bench matrices.
  • Ability to streamline bench testing and data analysis via automation of hardware configuration through remote communication.
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively with team members, government partners, diverse organizations across the DoD, and other branches of government.

Clearance Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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