Lockheed Martin Data Processing Engineer in Edwards Afb, California
The successful candidate will act as part of the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company’s (LM Aero) technical interface/Subject Matter Expert (SME) team at Edwards AFB, CA to support F-35 Operational Test (OT) Flight Testing.
The following are some of the required responsibilities: On-site assistance to company and customer personnel initiating Network Data Requests (NDRs) and Test Data Requests (TDRs). Provide training, when requested, to customer personnel. Candidate must have comprehensive Mission Systems and Vehicle Systems background. Previous Mission Systems/Vehicle Systems Flight Test experience with F-35 is required. Must be able to work with and interact with the maintainer community as well as the professional engineers from other F-35 companies as a peer; education and background are vital to establish credentials. Some travel may be required. Applicant must be able to work and communicate well both orally and written in a team environment as this position involves significant and continued interface with customer personnel at all levels. Maintain open lines of communication to provide proactive support. The successful candidate should be familiar with flight test techniques and data analysis of countermeasures (IR & RF), radar, towed decoy, and other F-35 systems. The successful candidate will provide coaching, guidance and feedback to develop skills of peers and team members. The successful candidate will consult with management and solve technical problems working collaboratively and independently with individuals from diverse technical disciplines and represent the organization frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. The candidate must adapt to quickly changing tasks and requirements and learn new skills quickly. The candidate will work independently to determine and develop technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems consistent with organization objectives;
Basic Qualifications - In depth familiarity working within F-35 Mission Systems and/or Vehicle Systems flight testing - Must be able to obtain F-35 Program SAP/SAR access. - Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. - Secret Clearance required to start
Desired skills - 5+ years experience of Missions Systems and Vehicle Systems testing - Ability to work to constraints of time and budget. - Ability to adapt to quickly changing tasks and requirements and the ability to learn new skills quickly - Possess general knowledge of other related aircraft engineering disciplines. - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Excellent customer intimacy skills (i.e. listening, understanding, questioning in a non-threatening manner, differentiating between customer’s wants and needs) - Self-motivated, organized, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, possess an ability to solve application and technical problems requiring attention to detail
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Job Location(s): Edwards Air Force Base California