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Staff Engineer - Flight Performance and Trajectory Analysis / 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 a Lead Flight Vehicle Performance / Trajectory Analysis Engineer for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to perform air vehicle design and flight performance trades a tactical missile. Work will also include 3-DOF performance and trajectory evaluations of the system concepts, and control system sizing. Successful candidates will have working knowledge of solid rocket motor missile aerodynamics and performance, trajectory shaping, 3-DOF and 6-DOF flight simulations. Tasks will include trajectory shaping and analysis, aero maps for mechanical design, and system trade studies.

The Advanced Programs area includes some of the brightest minds in Lockheed Martin, working on cutting-edge weapon systems to support our warfighters. The successful candidate will be at home in a fast-paced, change oriented environment where innovation and agility are critical to program success


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.

Candidates must be familiar with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Experience with creating presentation-ready plots of performance data sets and communicating trade study results to other engineers and management. Excellent communications skills are required.

The ability to work in a fast-paced work environment is essential to success

Candidates must possess a Secret or higher security clearance to be considered for this position

Desired skills
Past Army TACMS or GMLRS experience is a plus

Experience with hardware-in-the-loop simulations is a plus

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

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