Lockheed Martin Senior Hypersonic Booster Systems Engineer - Aerodynamics in Grand Prairie, Texas

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Experienced aerodynamicist sought to support a fast-paced, hypersonic booster development program. Duties include, but are not limited to, configuration design, control surface sizing, aerodynamic loads predictions, computational fluid dynamics analysis, wind tunnel testing, and aerodynamic database development. The aerodynamicist will work with the aero/performance team to update the aero model as the configuration is refined. Duties will also include developing aero models for separation events and rocket plume modeling. Will work closely with CFD analysts, and support wind tunnel test efforts.


Basic Qualifications Minimum BS degree in Aerospace Engineering or equivalent is required. Understanding of missile aerodynamics and flight performance. Experience in missile or rocket configuration design and aerodynamics analysis. Familiarity with CFD modeling and aerodynamic database development.

The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communications skills. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Candidates should be comfortable giving presentations to program leadership and government customers.

Minimum final secret clearance is required prior to start.

Desired skills Hypersonic aerodynamics experience is highly desired. Past experience on programs such as X-51, FALCON, or HiFiRe programs is a plus. Experience using STAR-CCM+ or FALCON CFD codes. Experience with Creo, SOLIDWORKS, or CATIA. Supersonic or hypersonic wind tunnel testing experience.

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Job Location(s): Grand Prairie Texas