Advanced Missile Defense Systems Engineer / Relocation to Grand Prairie, TX (DALLAS)

This is a very exciting time in Lockheed Martin's Missile Fire & Control division. We are developing cutting edge technologies for the future of Missile Defense. The opportunities are endless.

Our Grand Prairie, TX location is our headquarters for MFC.

We are seeking experienced Guidance, Navigation and Control engineers with an active security clearance to work on the development of high-performance missile systems in Grand Prairie, TX. Relocation is available and must reside in Grand Prairie, TX (Dallas).

Skills and experience should include some or all of the following:

- Design and tuning of autopilots, guidance laws and Kalman filters;
- Design, coding, maintaining and running simulation models of missiles and their subsystems for 6-DOF performance analysis, trade studies, pre-flight predictions and post-flight reconstruction;
- Fire control algorithm design, engagement planning, engageability analysis and performance predictions;
- Detection and tracking algorithm development and verification

Applicants should have a solid understanding of flight dynamics and strong programming skills in C++, MATLAB or FORTRAN. Experience with guided missile systems is preferred.

This position is a relocation opportunity to Grand Prairie, TX. Relocation assistance is available.

At Lockheed Martin, you’ll have an opportunity to create a better world every day. For most individuals, our work challenges belong merely to headlines and tweets. But our employees routinely experience a broad range of programs and projects, each geared to important human needs. Whatever your assignment, you’ll use your education and experience to take on formidable challenges. Meanwhile, you can rely on the resources of a global technology leader to back the kind of innovation that has characterized our historic breakthroughs.

Come join Lockheed Martin's Missile, Fire, Control in Grand Prairie, TX and see your career soar to feats you could never imagine. Also, enjoy a 9/80 works schedule with every other Friday off.


Basic Qualifications

Experience with a high-level programming language such as Fortran or C++

Experience with performance simulations of missile systems

Strong math skills

Good communication skills

Ability to work well as part of a large team

This position is a relocation opportunity to Grand Prairie, TX and candidate must reside in this location. Relocation assistance is available.

Must have at a minimum of a secret security clearance.

Desired skills

Familiarity with MATLAB

Familiarity with fire control sensors and algorithms

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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

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.

Job Location(s):
City(s): Atlanta, Attleboro, Baltimore, Bethesda, Bridgeport, Chandler, Chicago, Cincinnati, Colorado Springs, Columbus, Denver, Edwards Air Force Base, Fairfax, Fort Riley, Gilbert, Grand Prairie, Huntsville, Las Vegas, Lawton, Littleton, Los Angeles, Manassas, Marana, Minneapolis, Moorestown, North Las Vegas, Oklahoma City, Patuxent River, Rockford, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Sioux Falls, South Bend, St. Louis, Sunnyvale, Tempe, Troy, Tucson, Vandenberg Air Force Base, West Jordan, White Sands Missile Range, Wright-Patterson AFB, Yuma

State(s): Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington

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