Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Engineer in Palmdale, California

Lockheed Martin Advanced Development Program

The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® is a national asset that not only holds a legendary history but also a promising future. Just as founder Clarence “Kelly” Johnson intended, we’re not big on titles or protocol – we simply tackle the toughest technical challenges, making a real difference for our customers.

We need extraordinary people who are passionate about working on the next cutting-edge design or technology; comfortable with ambiguity; enjoy being part of a team; love to learn, and willing to push the boundaries.

This position requires an Aircraft Structural Analyst to use their technical expertise to develop innovative and ingenious solutions to highly complex technical problems. Assignments could be in stress, external loads, structural dynamics or flutter.

The candidate will be expected to define plans and goals, assess analysis approaches and results, define any required testing, and ensure all structural integrity requirements are met. The candidate will provide status reports and report major findings to management and customers, and advise management on structural questions. The candidate will be capable of planning and initiating their own work, and assigning and checking the work of their team members.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

This position is contingent upon program award.

Must be a US Citizen, position is located at a facility that requires special access

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor or Above Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical Engineering, or Civil Engineering or equivalent

Experience with structural analysis

Experienced with CAD tools

Desired skills

Active Secret clearance

Experience building finite element models, running analysis, interpreting results, with MSC Nastran preferred

Experience using LM Aero Common Analysis Tools including SLIM, TMP Vision, IDAT

Matlab, Simulink, Fortran, C

Familiarity with CAD, with CATIA V5 preferred

Excellent writing and communication skills

Composites and metallic analysis

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s team of 113,000 people works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in all 50 states and more than 570 facilities that span 70 countries.

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): Palmdale California