24 days old
2018-07-252018-08-24

Aeronautical Engineer

Lockheed Martin
Huntsville, AL
  • Job Code
    442903BR_2
Come be a part of the development of the new Hypersonic Conventional Strike Weapon (HCSW). This new air-launched weapon system will include phases progressing through design, flight test, initial production and deployment of the weapon system. Join the Lockheed Martin team and be a part of the company that has developed and flown more hypersonic vehicles than any other U.S. Company and has decades of hypersonic development and flight test experience from government contracts as well as internal investments in research and development projects

Develop and perform trade study analyses in conjunction with a conceptual design team. Perform and oversee aerodynamic analysis and design using computational fluid dynamics, and plan and/or execute wind tunnel testing to assess aerodynamic characteristics including control mechanisms as well as aero heating environments for strategic missile systems, hypersonic vehicles, and related components. Formulate aerodynamic characteristics for use in trajectory simulations and to predict aero heating for subsequent thermal protection system design. Define heating environments during ascent and reentry, simulate thermal/material response, perform heatshield and insulation sizing, aerothermal ground test planning/execution/analysis, and component thermal analysis. Perform and oversee vehicle flight dynamic analysis, modeling and simulation tasks with the goal of ensuring a vehicle is capable of finding its way to an intended destination and delivering its payload optimally. Typical minimum of 2 years of experience

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor Degree or Higher in Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, or Physics or Mechanical or related Engineering
Background or course experience in any of the following: aerodynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), wind tunnel testing, thermal analysis/design, flight dynamics of aerospace vehicles.
Matlab or other higher-level programming language experience
Ability to perform in a team environment
US citizen and must have the ability to obtain a SECRET clearance

Desired skills
Technical background in missile/reentry/hypersonic analysis and design
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) experience, including mesh generation, turbulence modeling, reacting flows and post processing analysis.
Experience with wind tunnel testing and data reduction, model supplier and test facility coordination.
Experience in thermal analysis/design
Experience in flight dynamics of aerospace vehicles.
Experience with flight test data reduction and analysis
Current SECRET or higher security clearance

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): Huntsville Alabama, Huntsville Colorado, Huntsville Pennsylvania

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