Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Engineer Senior Staff / Advanced Programs 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 can be filled in either Ft Worth Texas, or Palmdale California.

This position requires a Aircraft Stress Analyst to use their technical expertise to develop innovative and ingenious solutions to highly complex technical problems.

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.

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


Basic Qualifications

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

Active Secret clearance with background investigation within the last five years

Desired skills

Expert with structural analysis by hand methods

Expert with Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

Experienced with and understanding of drawing practices, material properties, and manufacturing processes

Fully versed in metallic and composite stress

Fully versed in primary, secondary, and subsystem stress

Familiar with fatigue & fracture

Commitment to Full Spectrum Leadership

Experience using LM Aero Common Analysis Tools including SLIM/Vision/IDAT


Familiarity with CATIA V5

Excellent writing and communication skills

Leadership skills

Subsystem stress analysis background

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): Fort Worth California, Fort Worth Texas