Lockheed Martin Flight Controls Software Engineer/Advanced Programs in Palmdale, California

Description: This engineering position is with our Historic Skunk Works in Palmdale, California.

This position supports Stability and Control, and Guidance, Navigation and Control (GN&C) efforts.

Responsibilities include Control Laws Development, and integration and coordination with software design, implementation, and systems integration teams. Tasking also includes reporting to Technical Management and Cost Account Manager. Need to have demonstrated working knowledge of stability and control analysis, flight control system architecture, autonomous control algorithms & analysis, system integration and test. Strong system engineering experience and the ability to mechanize the requirements for Guidance, Navigation and Control systems is highly desired. Must be proficient at making presentations to customer groups and internal community.

***Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires a Secret clearance to start.***

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor or above Degree in an Engineering Technical

or Scientific Discipline

• Experience with Matlab OR Simulink

• Experience in Flight Controls and or Guidance and


• This position is located at a facility that requires a

Secret clearance to start

Desired Skills:

•Ability to clearly, concisely, and briefly communicate technical design, requirements, and trade study results to internal, external, and customer team members in formal program reviews and informal integrated product team (IPT) meetings.

•Proficient with both Dynamic Inversion and conventional control law development methods.

• Hands-on experience in the design of flight control laws (algorithms & software) for aviation applications.

•Good understanding of aircraft stability, control, and aerodynamics characteristics

•Proficient with 6-degree-of-freedom simulation/control laws development tools, aircraft/system modeling

*Algorithm design and implementation



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.

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