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Senior Missile Stability & Control Engineer (GNC) - Grand Prairie, TX

Grand Prairie, Texas

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The Guidance Navigation and Control (GNC) engineer at Lockheed Martin will have the opportunity to design, simulate and verify technologies such as missile autopilot, guidance algorithms, inertial target tracking, and Navigation algorithms using Kalman Filters for optimal estimation techniques. They will also have the opportunity to design, simulate and verify precision servo control and pointing algorithms for gimbaled seekers and other sensors as well as various actuators and mechanisms. Modelling and simulation of these systems is performed primarily in Matlab and C++.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Entry, Mid, Senior
  • Travel: Minimal, dependent on role

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  • Collaborative
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  • Results-driven
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  • Technologically savvy

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The work so far has been challenging and varied. Overall, it’s been a great job; The people, environment, and benefits are fantastic on top of the work itself.

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    Medical, Dental and Vision coverage is available for employees who opt-in.

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    Our generous parental leave policies support your journey into parenthood. When you return to work, our facilities offer mother's rooms to support your transition and work/life balance.

  • Paid Time Off

    We offer PTO, paid holidays and paid time off for jury duty and military obligations.

  • Flex-time

    Depending on the position, we offer a flexible 9x80 work schedule with alternating off Fridays.

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Senior Missile Stability & Control Engineer (GNC) - Grand Prairie, TX

Grand Prairie, Texas

Job ID: 504059BR Date posted: Oct. 03, 2019 City: Grand Prairie State: Texas Program: TOAR and GNC Engineers Description:Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control is looking for a missile Stability and Control engineer to work on a fast-paced capture program for a new missile development. This program is part of our hypersonic missile portfolio at our Missiles and Fire Control location in Grand Prairie, TX. Size control surfaces, evaluate stability and control in support of configuration trade studies, and develop missile autopilots as part of a small, high-performing team. Help define a new cutting-edge missile system from the ground up in the exciting domain of hypersonics.
This position requires an active Secret clearance. Come put your expertise to work pushing the boundaries of missile technology on products that make a difference.

Relocation:
Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.

The Locale:
Grand Prairie is part of the “Mid-Cities” region in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex which is in the North Central region of Texas. Grand Prairie is a suburb of both Dallas and Fort Worth. The region offers a great cost of living combined with a robust economy and a pleasant climate. This North Central region of Texas is a great place to live and to raise a family. The region is home to numerous colleges and universities to include University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Arlington, University of North Texas, Southern Methodist University, and Texas Woman's University. The Mid-Cities is the suburban region filling the thirty-mile span between Dallas and Fort Worth. These communities include the cities of Arlington, Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Southlake, Colleyville, HEB (Hurst, Euless and Bedford), NRH (North Richland Hills and Richland Hills), Haltom City, Watauga, and Keller, along with multiple other smaller towns such as Trophy Club and Roanoke and together represent more people than either Dallas or Fort Worth.

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Basic Qualifications:
• Must have the ability to obtain an interim security clearance prior to start at a minimum.

• Experience with stability analysis and control surface sizing.

• Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 9 years of professional experience; or 7 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. Considered an emerging authority.
Desired Skills:
Experience with the following:

• Thrust vector control (TVC), fin sizing, and missile performance analysis.

• Matlab, Simulink, Fortran, and C++.

• Configuration trade studies.

• Supersonic or hypersonic missile aerodynamics.

• Understanding of missile simulation and performance. 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 Professional Business Unit: ESS0385 MISSILES AND FIRE CONTROL Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Systems Engineering: Models and Simulations Clearance Level: Secret Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day Shift: First
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