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Landing Gear Dynamic Load Analysis 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:

• Review and comment on Landing Gear Vendor analysis reports to include: loads, stress, fatigue, and test qualification reports. Help plan and develop requirements for drop test, static testing, and fatigue testing of the shock struts. In addition, help support wheel/tire/brake qualification testing, arresting hook qualification testing, and review qualification testing of gear and door actuators (including steering).
• Provide guidance to planning and detailing the ground and flight test requirement to support landing and arresting gear certification efforts.
• Review and advise on dynamic analysis of the gear and development of gear load cases.
• Review of specifications, process specification, repair procedures & manuals, and review of the flight manual and other tasks, as required
• Other duties include supporting safety and risk assessments and planning sustainment efforts

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 from an accredited college
• 7+ years related experience directly applicable structural and system dynamics
• Experience mentoring or training engineers on diverse teams

Desired skills
The following are desired but not required:

• Knowledge of finite element codes to support static and fatigue analysis, familiarity with environmental testing, corrosion control procedures, manufacturing processes, inspection techniques, and have exposure to dynamic load simulation routines
• Familiarity with static stress and fatigue analysis will be needed to help integrate the landing gear system into the air vehicle system.

• 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

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): Bethesda Maryland