7 days old
2018-07-102018-08-09

Plasma Physics Engineer // E2 // Advanced Programs

Lockheed Martin
Palmdale, CA
  • Job Code
    439929BR

Plasma Physicist


Lockheed Martin Advanced Development Program


This position is deployed to the Revolutionary Technology Programs (RTP) team to provide technical support. Expected to support team’s performance on projects related to the analysis, design, and testing of plasma physics experiments. The position more generally requires working in a small, fast moving team on concept level analysis, study of plasma stability and behavior, as well as detailed design of experimental hardware and experiments. Requires use of MS Office software tools to compile data, reduce data, and generate reports. Strong verbal and written communication skills are highly desirable. Occasional overtime and odd hours required. Candidate must be able to work in a manufacturing and laboratory environment, including wearing radiation safety badge. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

***Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.***

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's or above degree in Physics, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, or Electrical Engineering


Must have education or experience in design, developing, testing, or analysis of plasma physics experiments

Must have experience in software tool development for optical spectroscopy analysis

Must be familiar with computer modeling such as Monte Carlo N-Particle Code and Attila4MC for radiation modeling

Desired skills

Bachelor's or above degree in Physics, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, or Electrical Engineering with strong background in plasma physics is preferred.


Strong research experience in plasma modeling and simulation


Experience with diagnostic system development for plasma physics research


Experience with plasma thrusters, fusion, or plasma manufacturing


Research background in experimental diagnostics


Prior experience with high-power electronics or pulsed-power applications


Proficient with analysis tools such as Matlab and/or Labview


Good oral presentation and written skills


Proficient with MS Office tools

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): Palmdale California

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