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Flight Test Instrumentation System Design Engineer

Lockheed Martin

Bethesda, MD
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Become part of our team as an in-country engineer for the KF-X effort. This program provides technical assistance to Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to develop an advanced, multi-role fighter for the Republic of Korea Air Force. This position will be located in Sacheon, South Korea, and responsibilities include:

• Determining instrumentation requirements including sensor selections, instrumentation system design, telemetry data, development specifications and procurement of data acquisition system & test-aids
• Determining special instrumentation such as avionics ethernet acquisition, digital video acquisition and air refueling instrumentation system on tanker and receiver
• Technical assistance for the development of onboard & laboratory check-out procedures
• Support for mechanical & electrical installation design and laboratory operations
• Preparation for Preliminary Design Review (PDR) and Critical Design Review (CDR), (related to Flight Test Instrumentation System Design)

In addition to strong technical skills, the candidate should have a track record of success working in diverse groups where attention to the customer is paramount. The successful candidate will serve as a subject matter expert and train and mentor customer engineers. Upon selection, the candidate will receive details of the long-term benefits package associated with this international assignment.
Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Candidate must be able to relocate internationally

Basic Qualifications
The successful candidate will have the following:

• Bachelor’s Degree with 7+ years of experience in military aircraft flight test instrumentation
• Experience and skills mentoring and training other engineers
• Experience with system engineering principles
• Experience with coordinating engineering effort in an Engineering and Manufacturing Development program (EMD)
• Experience with development of Mechanical and Electrical system detail designs for flight test instrumentation

Desired skills
The following are desired but not required:

• 10+ years of Flight Test Instrumentation engineering experience on Fighter Program
• Be capable of performing sensor selection, instrumentation requirement analysis, instrumentation system design including test-aids
• Have knowledge of electronic & electrical engineering
• Have knowledge of IRIG 106 standards
• Have knowledge of Ethernet data acquisition protocols and ARINC 818 digital video standard
• Effective task organization skills with a background in data collection systems including data processing and display of recorded data
• Experience supporting data systems on a fighter aircraft in a developmental and/or operational flight test environment

• Exceptional interpersonal skills
• Experience with military or government programs
• Experience working with international customers, particularly the Korean Government or culture
• Experience with Export Control Compliance

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

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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): Bethesda Maryland