Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Engineer Staff in NAS Pax River, Maryland

Description: The Pax Loads Staff Engineer's primary roles will be to support structural loads flight testing at Patuxent River Naval Air Station on the F-35B and F-35C aircraft. This includes providing real time control room monitoring support of external loads parameters on the STOVL and CV flight test aircraft, conducting pre-flight load predictions and post flight data requests, and supporting external loads flight test anomaly resolution and correlation of predictive aerodynamic databases with measured flight test data. The successful applicant will be frequently required to attend briefings with the customer and represent LM. Additionally, the position requires the ability to calculate various static loads on the F-35 airframe as required during periods not supporting flight test. This may include, but is not limited to: major airframe component loads, landing gear loads, external store loads, ground loads, etc.

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

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Aerospace, Aeronautical, or Mechanical Engineering

Experience with loads analysis

Loads Flight Test experience

Desired Skills:

Computer programming experience in FORTRAN, VBA, or C/C++.

MATLAB experience

Experience working with UNIX based workstations.

Experience with the F-35 Loads analysis methods and prior experience in loads flight test, instrumentation, and calibration is desired.

Prior technical leadership experience

The candidate must be able to work independently and proficient in the loads process.

Good written and verbal skills are required.

Proficency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook) and windows operating system.



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