Lockheed Martin Program Mgmt Configuration Lead Engineer in Palmdale, California

Selected candidate will be responsible for leading, coordinating, planning and executing engineering activities for one of multiple aircraft configurations within the program. The candidate will work with the program Chief Engineer to ensure technical integrity of the aircraft design and work with the Program Director to ensure execution of development activities. The selected candidate will be responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical performance of the assigned Configuration, coordinating across all engineering disciplines.

The selected candidate will act as the primary interface to the Configuration's customer engineering organization, be responsible for the technical elements of SOWs, proposals, and other deliverables, and oversee all Configuration engineering activities, including concept formulation, preliminary design, detailed design, system modification, software development, and system test including flight test. This will include developing program schedules, managing to cost baselines, and reporting status. The selected candidate will establish and maintain effective communication between engineering and production operations teams, and be responsible for transitioning the Configuration between detailed design and production, and production to system test.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. This position requires an active Top Secret Clearance with an investigation w/in the last 5 years.

Basic Qualifications - Experience across all major elements of manned and unmanned systems (air and ground, operational and support) - Experience with maturation of system design from initial concepts through detailed design, SIL test, ground test, and flight test - Cost account manager experience - Experience interfacing with all levels of customer management and internal executive leadership - This position requires an active Top Secret Clearance with an investigation w/in the last 5 years. - Bachelor's degree or higher in an Engineer/Technical field

Desired skills The ideal candidate will have a proven record of holding design to the minimum needed to meet threshold program requirements. This includes the ability to effectively communicate design minimum thresholds to the customer engineering organization and work with program management to generate Engineering Change Proposals in support of customer objectives. Experience leading multi-disciplinary, multi-site engineering teams

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Job Location(s): Palmdale California