Lockheed Martin Systems Engineer Sr Staff in Fort Worth, Texas
As a systems engineer in the Integrated Fighter Group, responsible for the F-16 pilot-vehicle interface. Engages in frequent interaction with the customer to clarify operational requirements and customer intent with respect to F-16 modernization, weapon integration, and sustainment efforts. Presents pilot-vehicle interface design concepts (in the form of figures, drawings, or simulations) to the customer for evaluation. Conveys customer intent and operational impact to system architects and designers to inform system level design. Collaborates with software developers, the customer, and program management to design the pilot-vehicle interface, obtain design decisions, and reconcile customer intent against feasibility, cost, and complexity of various design modifications. Provides technical and operational advice and design direction for cockpit controls and mechanizations for new systems/capabilities. Promotes consistent user interface and ensures alignment with customer intent. Provides operational subject matter expertise to support technical baseline management, technical reviews, system demonstrations, and Human Systems Integration. Supports defect resolution to aid in identification, investigation, prioritization, and documentation of corrective actions. Documents cockpit design descriptions and reviews flight manuals for accuracy.
- Ability to obtain a SECRET clearance
Basic Qualifications - Pilot or Weapons Systems Operator (WSO) with a minimum of 1,000 hours in fighter aircraft (F-16, F-15C, F-15E, F-18, F-22, or F-35) - Deployed within the last 2-3 years - Operational fighter jet experience
Desired skills Solid speaking and writing skills are a must due to frequent and sustained communication with a myriad of contractors and governmental organizations at multiple levels. Instructor Pilot or Instructor WSO Mix of air-to-air and air-to-ground experience Familiarity with OT, DT, or weapons evaluations Experience/education in Human Systems Integration USAFWS Fighter WIC Graduate or Navy Top Gun Graduate
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Job Location(s): Fort Worth Texas