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Avionics Systems Design Engineer

Lockheed Martin

Stratford, CT
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The position requires a demonstrated ability to design, develop, integrate, and qualify an Avionics system on a helicopter program. The candidate will have the technical responsibility of Flight Management System (FMS) requirements development, supplier(s) subsystem design and development, system integration and hardware qualification activities. Substantial knowledge of avionics subsystem theory of operation with a demonstrated ability of these principles is preferred

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Support the systems development of advanced navigation systems for civil and tactical area navigation, including concept design, system architecture, definition and management of requirements, modeling and simulation, managing suppliers, managing cost and schedule, sub-system and aircraft integration, verification, and flight testing
2. Work within an Avionics development team to define, develop specifications, develop interface control documents, verify and qualify an integrated system solution for military and/or commercial aircraft
3. Contribute and participate in technical reviews of military and/or commercial avionics systems
4. Interface with customers, partner companies, suppliers, and other technical leaders within Sikorsky
5. Support and coordinate with interfacing organizations such as subsystem avionics product groups and third party suppliers
6. Provide technical support for the system safety and certification processes for military and/or commercial avionics systems
7. Lead activities such as; failure Investigations, root causes analysis and implementation of corrective actions, lesson learned, issues and design standards updates
8. Provide Engineering support, within one’s specialty, to teams working on performance, cost reduction and quality initiatives

Basic Qualifications
• 6+ years’ technical experience in Avionics Systems or related product design and development
•Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Aeronautical Engineering or related field from an accredited college or university

o Familiarity with Flight Management Systems (FMS) and RNP/RNAV systems

Desired skills
• Must be effective working in highly collaborative team environment to accomplish program objectives.
o Strong verbal and written communication skills essential
o Working expertise in the design, analysis, development and operation of aircraft systems and avionics sub-systems
o Familiarity with Flight Management Systems (FMS) and RNP/RNAV systems
• Skills/Knowledge Preferred:
o Minimum of 6-10+ years of technical experience in Avionics Systems or related product design and development
o Minimum of 6-10+ years of technical experience in Avionics Systems and sub-systems requirements definition, design, architecture, integration, verification, and qualification
o Strong Computer skills: WORD, EXCEL, PowerPoint, VISIO, DOORS
o Knowledge/familiarity of Military and/or FAA Certification Standards
o Working knowledge of EVMS / Control Account Management
o Strong knowledge of Mil Standards, Digital Busses architecture (Ethernet, ARINC-429, MIL-STD- 1553)
o Helicopter or Airplane pilot experience

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status

Job Location(s): Stratford Connecticut

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