Lead Flight Test Engineer (Level 5)
- Palmdale, CA
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.
This position is for a senior member of an ADP Flight Test Engineering team, providing support across the entire product line of programs. The candidate will be part of a fast paced, dynamic environment exploring state of the art technical solutions. The right Fight Test Engineer will be tasking across multiple ADP programs. Some programs, candidate will be sole Lockheed voice representing flight test full spectrum from proposal development through post flight test reporting. Will be required to customize test processes to individual customers and circumstances. Assess prototype aircraft operations for risk and assist in develop appropriate mitigating procedures.
During flight phase will be the primary individual for controlling test execution, configuration management, troubleshooting, and asset scheduling. Travel, overtime, odd shifts, and weekend work may be required.
A level 5 employee Typically has 14 - 20 years of professional experience.
Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.
What's 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
Learn more about Lockheed Martin's comprehensive benefits package here.
This position is in Palmdale, CA Discover Palmdale.
- Flight Test execution experience
- Test conductor or Test director experience
- Experience leading a team of test personnel
- CAM and EVM experience
- Top Secret security clearance
- Developmental test program experience
- Understanding of instrumentation and Data Processing
- Understanding of Flight Test Controls
- Test project lead or ship lead experience
- Pilot experience
- Proposal development experience
- 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
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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