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Flight Simulation Engineer Manager/ F-16 SME / Luke AFB

Lockheed Martin
Luke Afb, AZ
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At Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee. Lockheed Martin values your skills, training and education. Come and experience your future!

Primary responsibilities:
- Subject matter expert (SME) manager for the Networked Training Center (NTC), an F-16 simulation and training facility and LVC support facility for live fly training
- Manage a group consisting of F-16 SMEs, Training Integration SMEs, and Weapons Director SMEs at the NTC. Also manage SMEs external to the NTC supporting other RMS programs.
- Provides direction to SMEs based on general policies and management guidance. Provides performance assessments and career guidance. Manages timecards and all personnel-related matters for SMEs
- Ensures that projects are completed on schedule and within budget.
- Interact with NTC staff consisting of Program Manager, Engineering, Operations, QA, Procurement, Security, and Administration
- Fighter SME with flying background able to provide technical battle management support for Air Force Instructor Pilots, and direct operators and controllers during execution of training missions. May provide backup ground control intercept or JTAC radio call
- Provide LVC back-up support for the Training Integration SME, as needed, to inject constructive entities into the live training environment.
- Support work with site Development and Engineering team performing a variety of analytical reviews for visual display system, flight model performance and aerodynamics
- Work as interface with other Luke pilot training organizations and the Air Force Reserve Command (Mesa). May involve coordination of scheduling, testing/evaluations, simulator certifications, syllabus flow and modifications, discrepancy resolution
- Support NTC as a subject matter expert for F-16 aircraft systems, cockpit operations, Instructor Operation/Master Control Station (IOS/MCS) operations, and training trends
- Support new technology integration into NTC simulators
- F-16 Operation Flight Programs (OFPs) familiarity. Able to work with software development team evaluating code development and providing input to correct deficiencies

Basic Qualifications
- Instructor Pilot/I-WSO; graduate of a fighter flying Formal Course (Basic or Transition)
- Fighter military aviation experience
- Fighter flying currency within the past eight years or relevant fighter simulation experience in the past five years
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance with final clearance required to start

Desired skills
- Bachelors degree
- Ten years fighter experience
- Previous Command or management experience
- Targeting Pod and Link-16 qualified
- LVC familiarity
- Formal Training Unit Instructor Pilot/WSO
- Background investigation within the past 5 years from employment start date

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): Luke AFB Arizona

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