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Flight Test Engineer (Level 4)

Apply Now Job ID: 529440BR Date posted: Jun. 17, 2020 City: Edwards AFBState: California Program: F-22

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. Be More Than You Can Imagine.

Lockheed Martin's aircraft leadership is earned through relentless research and development of high-performance combat, air mobility and reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft. We also provide world-class training, focused logistics support, and advanced targeting and navigation technologies to enable the right people with the right skills to be in the right place at the right time with the right information and the right munitions to accomplish their missions.

Candidate will be responsible for test operations as the Lead Flight Test Engineer (FTE) for the flight science team located at the F-22 Combined Test Force (CTF), Edwards AFB, CA. The Senior FTE translates direction of the test ops manager into an executable plan by utilizing and coordinating the available resources in support of flight science testing, including personnel, range assets and support aircraft. The Senior FTE performs test conductor, test director duties and leads the overall planning and test execution of flight science projects at the CTF. Coordinates test ops & flight science discipline engineer team leads weekly meeting. Ensures testing is accomplished within schedule constraints, as well as safely and efficiently IAW with local operating procedures, aircraft limitations and approved Test Execution Packages. The Senior FTE also assigns aircraft test team duties, reviews & signs off on the team’s work product (test cards), and will provide mentoring /on-the-job training opportunities for junior FTE's. In addition he/she will author flight & ground test cards, participate in test card technical reviews & maneuver development, attend safety / technical review boards, and the Aircraft Operating Limits review board.

Weekend work, odd shifts and holiday work may be required to support mission requirements

A level 4 employee Typically has 9 - 15 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:
• Medical
• Dental
• 401k
• Paid time off
• Work/life balance
• Career development
• Mentorship opportunities
• Rewards & recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package here.

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technical Discipline

• Previous experience in flight test operations - planning & execution

• Extensive flight test conductor & test director experience
Desired Skills:
• Experience working at a flight test site, preferable in test operations

• Practical aviation experience / airmanship

• Excellent Communication/Presentation Skills

• Proven team lead or leadership experience

Other Important Information You Should Know Clearance Level: Secret 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.
Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: AERONAUTICS COMPANYRelocation Available: YesCareer Area: Aeronautical EngineeringType: Full-TimeVirtual Location: no Shift: First Apply Now

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