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Senior Systems Engineer - Aerodynamics

Lockheed Martin

Grand Prairie, TX
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Experienced aerodynamicist sought to support high speed munition dispense effort. Duties include, but are not limited to:
-Build 6DOF aerodynamic databases based on missile DATCOM, CFD, and wind tunnel testing
-Analyze safe separation characteristics with CFD analysis
-Conduct aerodynamic characterization analysis across flight envelop for 6DOF simulation
-Support high speed wind tunnel planning and testing, to include freestream force and moment testing, flowfield characterization, and captive trajectory system testing

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


Basic Qualifications
Minimum BS degree in Aerospace Engineering or equivalent is required. Understanding of missile aerodynamics and flight performance. Experience in missile or rocket configuration design and aerodynamics analysis. Previous CFD coursework or experience. FORTRAN, Matlab, or C++ experience. Familiarity with compressible aerodynamics. Understanding of wind tunnel test practices

The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communications skills. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Candidates should be comfortable giving presentations to program leadership and government customers

Minimum secret clearance is required prior to start

Desired skills
Experience with Falcon or STAR-CCM+ CFD codes
Supersonic wind tunnel test experience
Store separation and capture analysis experience
Ground and/or flight test planning and execution experience

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