Lockheed Martin Aerodynamic Performance Analysis Senior Engineer, KF-X Program in Bethesda, Maryland
Become part of our team as an in-country Aerodynamic Performance Analysis engineer for KF-X. This position is for engineering technical assistance to the KF-X development program. KF-X is a South Korean program to develop an advanced multirole fighter for the Republic of Korea Air Force. This position will report to the Flight Sciences Lead under Air Vehicle Design, will be located in Sacheon, South Korea, and report in-country in the third quarter of 2016. The KF-X program is seeking a person with extensive Aerodynamic Performance experience to serve as a primary POC for advising Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) engineers during configuration development. The successful candidate will provide technical advice (to include training, guidance, support, and development assistance) to KAI engineers while guiding concept development through the appropriate application of analysis methodologies, ground test, and flight test to achieve a balanced design solution that meets customer needs. In addition to strong technical skills the candidate should have a track record of success working in diverse groups where attention to the customer is paramount. The selected candidate will have high proficiency in aerodynamic performance analysis and a good working knowledge of related engineering disciplines that include aerodynamics, stability and control, wind tunnel testing, and mass properties. Tasks shall include, but not be limited to, providing subject matter guidance, training and mentoring to the customer engineers. Upon selection candidates will receive details of the long term benefits package associated with this international assignment.
Basic Qualifications • Bachelor's Degree with 7+ years of experience in aircraft Aerodynamic Performance Analysis • Experience applying Aerodynamic Performance knowledge to configuration design • Exceptional skills/experience mentoring and training others • Experience working on diverse engineering teams • Experience with military or government programs • US Citizen or legally authorized to work in US as a permanent resident. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. • Ability to relocate internationally
Desired skills • Experience with aircraft configuration design/sizing and development • Experience applying ground/flight test data to aerodynamic predictions • Experience working with international customers • Experience with Export Control Compliance • Experience with communicating cross-functionally • Exceptional interpersonal skills • Experience working in or with the Korean government or culture
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Job Location(s): Bethesda Maryland