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Senior Engineer - Flight Performance / Grand Prarie, TX

Lockheed Martin

Grand Prairie, TX
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At Lockheed Martin, you’ll have an opportunity to create a better world every day. For most individuals, our work challenges belong merely to headlines and tweets. But our employees routinely experience a broad range of programs and projects, each geared to important human needs. Whatever your assignment, you’ll use your education and experience to take on formidable challenges. Meanwhile, you can rely on the resources of a global technology leader to back the kind of innovation that has characterized our historic breakthroughs

Lockheed Martin is seeking Flight Vehicle Performance Engineers in Grand Prairie, TX to generate performance predictions and modeling. Will be responsible for verifying flight performance for tactical missiles and rockets launched from ground launch vehicles, including trajectory shaping, working with reliability and system test engineering to develop range safety fan, establish performance model, prepare simulations for analysis, prepare preflight simulations for test readiness reviews and post flight data reconstruction/analysis for flight test reports. Some travel to White Sands Missile Range for on-site flight test support will be required


Basic Qualifications
Aerospace Engineering degree or equivalent. Experience with a high-level programming language such as Fortran or C++. Experience with MATLAB. Familiarity with flight performance prediction methods. Understanding of standard coordinate systems used in flight vehicle performance analysis. Understanding of 3DOF and 6DOF flight simulations. Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Candidates must have a current DoD Secret security clearance

Desired skills
Experience with performance simulations of missile systems.
Experience with creating presentation-ready plots of performance data sets

Candidates should have excellent written and verbal communications skills

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): Grand Prairie Texas