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Systems Engineer - Aerodynamics

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

Experienced aerodynamicist sought to lead trade studies, support wind tunnel testing, generate aerodynamic databses, and support aero/thermal studies for a guided tactical missile program. Duties include, but are not limited to, configuration design, control surface sizing, aerodynamic loads predictions, computational fluid dynamics analysis, wind tunnel testing, and aerodynamic database development. The aerodynamicist will work with the aero/performance team to update the aero model as the configuration is refined.


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. Familiarity with CFD modeling and aerodynamic database development.

The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communications skills. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Ability to obtain a DOD Secret clearance is required

Desired skills
Candidates should be comfortable giving presentations to program leadership and government customers

Experience using STAR-CCM+ or FALCON CFD codes is a plus.
Experience with Creo modeling software is a plus
Wind tunnel testing experience 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