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Senior Engineer - Flight Performance and Trajectory Analysis / Grand Prarie, TX

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

Lockheed Martin is seeking a Flight Vehicle Performance Engineer for a position in Grand Prairie, TX. Work will include 3-DOF and 6-DOF performance analysis of air defense missile systems. This position requires good math skills, computer literacy, good communication skills, problem solving skills, and desire to be part of a team on a mature, in-production missile program.

Offering both big-city excitement and quiet, suburban living, the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area offers an interesting mix of Texas pride and cosmopolitan offerings. The cowboy life still exists in Fort Worth, while Dallasites love the trendy local bars and numerous retail shops. And no matter which part of the metroplex they call home, sports fans rally together behind their professional sports teams

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Basic Qualifications
Aerospace Engineering degree or equivalent.

Experience with a high-level programming language such as Fortran or C++. Experience with MATLAB. Familiarity with flight performance prediction methods. Understanding of standard coordinate systems used in flight vehicle performance analysis. Understanding of 3DOF and 6DOF flight simulations. Experience with guided missile trajectory analysis.

Candidates must be familiar with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Experience with creating presentation-ready plots of performance data sets and communicating trade study results to other engineers and management. Excellent communications skills are required.

The ability to work in a fast-paced work environment is essential to success

Candidates must possess a Secret or higher security clearance to be considered for this position

Desired skills
Desired skills/interests include: • Ability to develop new and improved algorithms for fire control. • Data analysis of in-house lab data, flight test data and simulation data to verify correct operation of ground system/fire control functions and algorithms • Familiarity with MATLAB or similar Mathematical Computation platform • Familiarity with fundamentals of fire control system concepts • Familiarity with computer environments and languages, to include FORTRAN, Ada, UNIX and/or C++ • Desire to learn detailed ground system/fire control theory and operation • Ability to effectively communicate technical details on an individual and group basis • Willingness to commit to long term position and desire to progress to higher levels of responsibilities

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

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