Lockheed Martin Mechanical Design Engineer - Structural in Sunnyvale, California

Description: The Conventional Prompt Strike program is seeking a Mid-career mechanical designer to develop first of their kind hypersonic flight vehicles and launch systems. Primary responsibilities include research, design and engineering development of structural components and mechanisms for the Missile Body and Glide Body which includes primary structures, secondary structures, mechanism design, and flight vehicle conceptual configuration design. Preliminary subsystem packaging layouts must be created along with detailed execution plans and schedules for all engineering work. The engineer filling this position will must coordinate their designs with the Flight Sciences team for material selection, load cases, stress sizing, coupon and element structural testing, and test planning. Will be responsible for mechanical requirements development, production planning, and coordination of test article delivery through flight hardware delivery.

Basic Qualifications:

Strong experience in mechanical design or a related area. Fluent in CREO, mCAD or other CAD package. Demonstrated ability to develop structures, identify load paths, and analyze static and dynamic response to loads.

Desired Skills:

Experience with programs within the Strategic and Missile Defense portfolio. Experience with concept design, preliminary design, detailed design methodologies



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