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Flight Controls Lead / ADP

Lockheed Martin

Palmdale, CA
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Lockheed Martin Advanced Development Program

This GN&C engineer position is with our Historic Skunk Works in Palmdale, California. This is a VMS lead engineer position for the Flight Controls/Vehicle Management System for an aerospace vehicle program

Candidate responsibilities include leadership for guidance, navigation and control (GN&C) algorithm design, analysis, modeling and simulation for an aerospace vehicle program, including development of optimum trajectory guidance laws. Candidate will also be responsible for management of VMS (vehicle management system) integration and test, including the System Integration Laboratory development and integration, and V&V efforts .Further responsibilities include coordination with partner companies, and management of related research efforts. The Candidate will represent program Flight Controls to company management and maintain good working relationships with program customers.

The selected candidate must have expertise and experience in the following technical areas: stability and control analysis; flying qualities criteria; 6-DOF simulation models development; flight control law design for stability augmentation, autopilot/autonomous operations; and model-based software development using Matlab/Simulink

Working knowledge and experience in software programming, real-time simulation system integration, and the application of modern control synthesis methods such as dynamic inversion for practical implementation are highly desirable

Must be a US Citizen this position is located at a facility that requires special access. Active Secret Clearance is required prior to start, with the ability to obtain a Secret SAP/SAR clearance/access

Basic Qualifications
Subject Matter Expert in Control Systems, Handling Qualities, Flight Dynamics and Matlab/Simulink

Demonstrated team leadership of aircraft technical development projects

Leadership experience

Desired skills
Prior experience in hypersonic flight regime

Familiarity with flight worthy software development process

Full Spectrum leader

Masters' Degree or above in Aeronautical Engineering

Demonstrated presentation skills and experience interfacing with customers

Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to establish working relationships with all levels of company personnel

Excellent communications skills with ability to effectively interact with team members and customers

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): Palmdale California