Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Engineer Sr in Lexington, Kentucky

Description: Lockheed Martin is seeking an Aeronautical Engineer to support our Special Operations Forces Support Activity (SOFSA) Program. This program is critical to the success of US service men and women deployed throughout the world. Our mission is to rapidly and properly equip the SOF community and its war fighters with the best possible systems and equipment anywhere in the world. The team is focused mainly on modifying existing aircraft and integrating modified components into various platforms based on customer specifications. As an experienced Aeronautical Engineer you will work as part of an engineering team based in Lexington, KY. Your job will be to analyze and write substantiation documentation based on customer requirements using applicable military specifications, internal structural manuals and text similar to Analysis and Design of Flight Vehicle Structures, Bruhn. The primary tool used for Analysis is ANSYS and FEMAP for Finite Element Modeling (FEM). MATHCAD and MATLAB are also used for 'hand' calculations. You will work with concurrently mechanical design teams to develop working models for integration of these components. Upon design completion, you will be expected to support the installation/integration of your analysis by providing support to the mechanic workforce as required.

Desired Skills: Previous Material Review Board (MRB) Authority

CAD/CATIA experience

Aviation Engineering experience

Skilled Dynamics Analysis or DaDTA experience

Experience with Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Demonstrated previous success working in a team based environment to meet objectives

Good technical, communication, presentation skills


Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical, Aeronautical, or Civil Engineering or Engineering Mechanics from an accredited university with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience; or 3 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree.

2-3 years of experience in Aerostructure stress analysis

Experience with Finite Element Analysis using ANSYS, NASTRAN or similar program

Key skills and knowledge required are: analytical thinking and problem solving, communication--written and oral

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.

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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