Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Engineer in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Description: Join the Lockheed Martin team in our Air Force Programs locations where we are doing cutting edge engineering on missions of national strategic importance. Help us build on our more than 60 year history of supporting of our Air Force customer, while we develop systems for the next 60 years. Perform aerodynamic/thermodynamic/flight dynamic design and analysis tasks within ICBM and Strategic Systems, Hypersonics and other program areas located in Valley Forge, PA, Huntsville, AL, Orlando, FL, and Denver, CO. Develop and perform trade study analyses in conjunction with a conceptual design team. Perform aerodynamic analysis and design using computational fluid dynamics, and perform wind tunnel testing to assess aerodynamic characteristics including control mechanisms as well as aero heating environments for strategic missile systems, hypersonic vehicles, and related components. Define heating environments during ascent and reentry, simulate thermal/material response, perform heatshield and insulation sizing, aerothermal ground test planning/execution/analysis, and component thermal analysis. Perform vehicle flight dynamic analysis, modeling and simulation tasks with the goal of ensuring that a vehicle is capable of finding its way to an intended destination and delivering its payload optimally.
Desired Skills: Technical background in missile/reentry/hypersonic analysis and design
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) experience, including mesh generation, turbulence modeling, reacting flows and post processing analysis.
Experience with wind tunnel testing and data reduction, model supplier and test facility coordination.
Experience in thermal analysis/design
Experience in flight dynamics of aerospace vehicles.
Experience with flight test data reduction and analysis
Current SECRET or higher security clearance.
Bachelor Degree in Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, or Physics or Mechanical or related Engineering
Background or course experience in any of the following: aerodynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), wind tunnel testing, thermal analysis/design, flight dynamics of aerospace vehicles.
Matlab or other higher-level programming language experience.
Ability to perform in a team environment.
US citizen and must have the ability to obtain a SECRET clearance
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