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Research Scientist Senior

Lockheed Martin


Location:
Fort Worth, TX
Date:
07/25/2017
2017-07-252017-08-24
Job Code:
399978BR
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Job Details

The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works is seeking an experienced engineer & project lead in Electro-Optic and Infrared (EO/IR) low observables and survivability to contribute to and lead technology development, predictive analysis, concept prototyping, measurements, and flight test research activities
- Responsible for executing EO/IR signature integration, EO/IR signature measurements, EO/IR signature design and prediction, EO/IR signature material requirements, and EO/IR signature prediction tools development and methods.

- Engagement in the development and maintenance of EO/IR signature prediction tools and measurement capabilities to ensure consistency with industry state-of-the-art. This includes development of new software tools under IT project funding and specification of the required measurement hardware to utilize EO/IR tools and methods
- Responsible for EO/IR survivability technology maturation lifecycle from initial concept, internal research and development (IRAD) project execution, external customer communication and marketing, proposal and contract capture, contract research and development (CRAD) leadership, and transition to product fleet
- Responsible to document and maintain engineering processes for EO/IR signature design and validation. Promote use of common tools and methods across programs when appropriate.
- Perform in role of task lead for EO/IR survivability projects, successfully balancing technical, financial, and schedule milestones to the satisfaction of the customer
- Participate in government reviews, industry forums, and internal Skunk Works program reviews as EO/IR signature subject matter expert

- Must be a US Citizen, position is located at a facility that requires special access

Basic Qualifications
- Demonstrated experience in EO/IR signature phenomenology, predictive modeling, threat systems, design methods, and reduction technologies.
- Demonstrated experience in the cultivation, pursuit, capture, management, and execution of signature technology IRAD & CRAD projects
- Experience in low observable or survivability design

Desired skills
- Must be experienced in Unix operating system and software and code manipulation, e.g. C++, Java, or Fortran
- Must be experienced in the use of state-of-the-art IR signature prediction tools and measurement equipment
- Must be experienced with the impact of IR and RCS signature design methods on signature performance in other bands and trade-offs to ensure successful integration.
- Previous engineering and predictive analysis experience in the EO/IR low observables domain
- Masters degree or higher in the fields of engineering, physics, or material sciences
- Government customer recognition of strong technical expertise and communication in the IR signature domain

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): Fort Worth Texas

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