Lockheed Martin Senior Engineer - Flight Performance and Trajectory Analysis / Grand Prarie, TX in Grand Prairie, Texas

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Lockheed Martin is seeking a Flight Vehicle Performance Engineer for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to integrate a smart submunition payload into existing guided missile platforms. The performance and trajectory analysis engineer will support modeling and simulation of the end-to-end system, including freestream flight of the parent missiles, dispense and separation of the smart submunition payload, and freestream flight of the smart submunition after dispense.


Basic Qualifications Aerospace Engineering degree or equivalent. Experience with a high-level programming language such as Fortran or C++. Experience with MATLAB. Familiarity with flight performance prediction methods. Understanding of standard coordinate systems used in flight vehicle performance analysis. Understanding of 3DOF and 6DOF flight simulations.

A minimum secret security clearance required prior to start.

Desired skills Experience with performance simulations of missile systems. Experience with creating presentation-ready plots of performance data sets.

Experience with high speed store separation analysis is highly desirable, either aircraft store separation or (more desirable) submunition dispense.

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Job Location(s): Grand Prairie Texas