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Systems Engineer - Datalinks / CNI

Lockheed Martin

Edwards, CA
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This position is for a test engineer to conduct flight test planning and execution on the JSF program. Act as part of an Integrated Test Force including Contractor Test, Developmental Test, and Operational Test. Team with US Govt and Foreign Military Sales Flight Test engineers in writing test plans, flight cards, conducting briefs/debriefs, problem reporting, first order data analysis and providing flight test data to verification engineers. This position is to flight test the Weapons/Armament system(s) on the F-35. The successful candidate should be familiar with flight test techniques and data analysis of weapons separation, carriage, and integration on military aircraft platforms

As part of the engineering team on site at Edwards AFB, significant interaction with the Verification Team and Discipline IPTs at Fort Worth is required to communicate issues found and to provide information to assist in problem resolution. Advise technical leads and management on overall flight priorities and critical problem reports based on data collected in flight

Participate in real time control room activities during flight execution. The successful candidate will validate that F-35 flight science and mission system tests are conducted correctly by actively monitoring real time telemetry data during flight. This will also include ensuring all test equipment is operational and working along with coordinating with the test ranges

Assist with on aircraft troubleshooting and failure resolution of the sensor systems as needed to ensure test aircraft mission capability. Coordinate with other mission system personnel to resolve system failures or performance questions. Participate in problem identification, analysis, and resolution. Assist with collection, distribution and analysis of data acquired during flight test missions

Ideal candidate should have design and integration experience with weapons on aircraft platforms and also be familiar with general Avionics architecture design. Excellent writing, mathematical, and computer skills are required

Basic Qualifications
Candidate should have Familiarity with Communications, Navigation, and Identification
Candidate should have basic Flight Test experience, to include understanding of control room procedures, test card practices, and general knowledge of test flight monitoring
Bachelors degree in a related field
Active Secret clearance required

Desired skills
-Bachelors degree in a related field
- Aircraft integration experience
- Flight test control room experience preferred
- Fighter platform weapons experience desired

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, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status

Job Location(s): Edwards Air Force Base California

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