Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Engineer in King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Lead and perform aerodynamic design and analysis tasks within ICBM and Strategic Systems located in Valley Forge, PA. Responsible for performing and overseeing aerodynamic analysis and design using computational fluid dynamics and 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. Experience developing and performing trade study analyses in conjunction with a conceptual design team is desired. The ability to formulate aerodynamic characteristics for use in trajectory simulations and to predict aero heating for subsequent thermal protection system design is desired. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) experience, focused on hypersonic flow, is desired. Experience in analyzing flight test data is a plus. Demonstrated leadership experience planning and executing wind tunnel testing to verify vehicle design performance is desired. Demonstrated leadership experience in leading design and analysis teams including delegating tasks to more junior engineers and ensuring high qualify results. Experience in clearly and effectively communicating analysis and testing results and conclusions through documentation and presentations to customer at design reviews.
Basic Qualifications Bachelor Degree or Higher in an appropriate Engineering Discipline Technical background in aerodynamic analysis US citizen and must have the ability to obtain a SECRET clearance Ability to lead and perform in a team environment Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Desired skills Bachelor Degree or Higher in Aerospace or Aeronautical Engineering Familiarity with ICBM and Strategic Systems customer base and related programs Technical background in missile/reentry aerodynamic analysis with a minimum of 9 years associated experience with Bachelor Degree, or 7 years associated experience with Masters Degree 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 with flight test data reduction. Matlab and higher-level programming language experience
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Job Location(s): King of Prussia Pennsylvania