Lockheed Martin Avionics Systems Engineer Staff // Advanced Programs / U2 Program in Palmdale, California


The Skunk Works is looking for world-class talent in mission systems engineering to join the 70 year tradition of creating advanced aircraft.

This position requires an Avionics system engineer to use technical, program, and systems expertise to support the U2 program.

The candidate will define navigation specifications, navigation data interface with autopilot and avionics processing/displays, perform navigation performance analysis, system integration support and troubleshooting, technical interchange with the navigation system supplier, and perform aircraft navigation boresight procedures.

Candidate will perform technical analysis of related precision time distribution and troubleshooting.

The engineer will utilize in-depth knowledge of inertial and Global Positioning System navigation systems technology; integration/operation experience in design and development lifecycle phases; demonstrated data analysis experience and Mil-Std-1553 data bus interface expertise.

• Must be a US Citizen. Position is located at a facility that requires special access.


Basic Qualifications -Bachelor or above degree in a Engineering Technical Discipline

-Experience in electrical design and development.

-Experience with Global Positioning System, GPS, technology

Desired skills -In-depth knowledge of inertial and Global Positioning System navigation systems technology and their integration/operation

-Mil-Std-1553 data bus interface expertise

-Experience with autopilot and mission systems navigation data integration specification, analysis, and troubleshooting

-Strong written and verbal communications skills

-Knowledge of electrical power, discrete, synchro and analog,

-Understanding of Ethernet data interface,

-Test and verification experience.

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.

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Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Location(s): Palmdale California