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Control Engineer

Company: Lockheed Martin
Location: palmdale
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. Be More Than You Can Imagine .

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, home of the world-renowned Skunk Works, turns visionary aircraft into reality and is known for building the finest military aircraft in the world. This recognition is continually earned through our commitment to relentless research and development of high-performance aircraft, continuously seeking innovative, low-cost design and manufacturing strategies, and delivering operational readiness for our customers' missions to ensure continued relevancy for the life cycle of our products.

Flight Test Control Engineer (FTCE) Lead position on the ADP as part of Test Operations Team at Palmdale. Position will work with military, contractor, and civil service personnel as members of the flight test team. Provide Program Leadership with communication and status of platform readiness and maintenance issues. Act as liaison between Operations Subject Matter Expert (SME)and Test Operations group leads, modification team, and FTCE's in coordinating scheduled events. Represents test program leadership in meetings.
Duties and responsibilities also include coordinating with other organizations associated with test readiness. The applicant must be able to effectively communicate, direct, and interact with other test team members to achieve mission success. Understanding of aircraft systems and capabilities to include:
Schematic reading /interpretation/troubleshooting.
Knowledge of installed aircraft systems/subsystems and Support equipment.
Knowledge of avionics/mission systems and vehicle/utility systems.
Fault isolation and/or problem analysis at the subsystem level.
Good knowledge of the system/software engineering environment.
Authoring test and technical documents (System Checkout Procedures, Ground Test Support plans, etc.), plus directing and overseeing their execution.
Technical report writing.
Train and mentor less experienced team members
The FTCE is also the primary liaison between aircraft maintenance and engineering, communicating aircraft test configuration to responsible engineers and flight operations.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Overtime, non-standard shifts, and weekend work will be required.

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

A level 5 employee Typically has 14 - 20 years of professional experience.

Whats In It For You
Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:
Paid time off
Work/life balance
Career development
Mentorship opportunities
Rewards & recognition

This position is in Palmdale, CA

EngineeringAeronautics Flight Test execution/operation experience

Experience with/understanding of aircraft capabilities and test techniques

Lead or Leadership Experience

Secret security clearance Developmental test program experience
Test Range Experience
Understanding of instrumentation and Data Processing
Understanding of Flight Test Engineering
Must be willing to mentor junior-level team members
Ability to obtain a Top-Secret security clearance
Configuration management experience
Presentation experience to company and customer audiences
Experience interfacing with all levels of customer management
Airframe Powerplant/Maintenance Experience

Keywords: Lockheed Martin, Palmdale , Control Engineer, Other , palmdale, California

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