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Lockheed Martin Systems Design & Installation Engineer, Sr Staff in Palmdale, California

Description: The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® is a national asset that not only holds a legendary history but also a promising future. Just as founder Clarence “Kelly” Johnson intended, we’re not big on titles or protocol – we simply tackle the toughest technical challenges, making a real difference for our customers.

This position is a Systems Design & Installation Engineer for an advanced air vehicle. The candidate will apply advanced technical knowledge to develop innovative and ingenious solutions to highly complex system integration problems. Systems may include avionics, mission equipment, fuel, hydraulics, secondary power and environmental control. The candidate will function as the prime technical contact to management and customers. Tasks are often self-generated with little to no oversight. Considered an expert and authority in subsystem integration.

Responsibilities for this position:

• Development, test, and validation of new and modified system designs.

• Creation and/or modification of primary and secondary structure with 3-D CATIA models, assemblies and installations.

• Creation and/or modification of system requirements, interface/supplier control drawings, performance specifications, system checkout procedures, statements of work, trade studies, and component/ground/flight test plans.

• Coordination with suppliers, internal and external integrated product teams, management and the customer.

• Technical engineering support for manufacturing, installation and testing at Lockheed Martin and external supplier facilities.

• Function in a project leadership role where they manage system performance, budget and schedule.

***Must be a US Citizen, position is located at a facility that requires special access. Selected Applicant must have a secret clearance with an investigation completed within the last 5 years.***

Basic Qualifications:

• Experience with aircraft system design/installation

• Bachelor’s Degree or above degree in an Engineering Discipline

• Experience with CATIA, Solidworks, Pro Engineer, Creo, Unigraphics, NX or equivalent 3-D Computer Aided Design (CAD) tool

***Must be a US Citizen, position is located at a facility that requires special access. Selected Applicant must have a secret clearance with an investigation completed within the last 5 years.***

Desired Skills:

• Experience with electrical equipment installation

• Experience with CATIA V5

• Experience with metallic and composite design

• Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

• Experience with structural analysis for preliminary sizing

• Bachelor’s degree with 14 years of professional experience; or 12 years of professional experience with a Master’s degree



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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.


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