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Control Law Engineer - Skunk Works - Level 5

Fort Worth, Texas

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Control Law Engineer - Skunk Works - Level 5

Fort Worth, Texas

Job ID: 628324BR Date posted: Feb. 01, 2023 Locations: Fort Worth, TexasProgram: ADP
Description:At Lockheed Martin Skunk Works®, we apply our passion for purposeful innovation to keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. Our culture of performance excellence, teamwork, and inclusion are embedded in everything we do. Our Control Laws and Air Data team at Skunk Works plays a key role in the lives of many as we provide control law and simulation support for all programs in Fort Worth. Care to join us?

What’s In It For You
3 DAYS OFF every weekend with our flexible 4/10 works schedule!
From flexible work schedules to comprehensive benefits investing in your future and security,Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package here.
You will be joining an energetic and intelligent team filled with diverse perspectives with a common mission. Join us onsite in Fort Worth, Texas where our team operates on a flexible (part-time telecommuting) schedule to enhance work-life balance.  Discover Fort Worth.

Who You Are
The ideal skunk is an agile, multi-faceted teammate who loves to solve our customer's most difficult challenges. You are visionary, imaginative, and strategic. Self-motivated and passionate, you thrive in an environment where you are empowered to work your craft, never settling for the bare minimum. You are familiar with delivering reliable software solutions on a tight schedule. If you are someone who enjoys discovering new technologies and creating above all, this role may be perfect for you.

What You Will Be Doing
The greater team is proud of its ability to support for the entire Flight Controls lifecycle from design to implementation to testing and flight test. As someone who is fluent in your craft, you will have the opportunity to impact full-scale control law and algorithm development for flight controls, including inner loop design and outer loop design for automated modes. You will also be uniquely positioned to mentor and lead your team to success.
Beyond that, you may also find yourself:
• Developing model-based software for safety-critical systems.
• Developing and maturing technologies from concept through flight testing and transition to aircraft programs.
• Typically utilizing MATLAB, Simulink, and other linear analysis and Simulation software.
• Conducting offline linear and nonlinear 6DOF simulation for design and root cause analysis & offline and real-time testing.
• Supporting software reviews and releases and documenting requirements and design changes.
Basic qualifications (BQs) are the minimum requirements for a candidate to be considered for a position, 3 to 5 BQs are most effective.

Basic Qualifications:
Background in aerospace engineering or related field with flight control law development expertise; experience working the entire program life cycle (design, integration, test)
• Extensive experience with MATLAB/Simulink model-based design and autocode generation
• Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, equivalent experience/combined education considered
• Active Secret Clearance
Desired skills are additional skills that are nice to have and help narrow down a qualified candidate pool.
Desired Skills:
Ability to work and communicate effectively in a high-performing, multi-site, multi-discipline team.
• Experience working flight test or similar programs along with the demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment via rapid prototyping.
• Previous integration and test experience with aviation systems.
• Previous integration experience with software.
• Experience with 6DOF simulations
• Experience with configuration control and configuration management tools (e.g. Git).
• Self-motivated with a strong work ethic, time-management, and interpersonal skills.
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Secret with an investigation within 5 years
Other Important Information You Should Know
Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.
Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.
Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.
Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week
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: Software Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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