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Preliminary Design Sr. Staff Engineer

Apply Now Job ID: 521880BR Date posted: Mar. 13, 2020 City: StratfordState: Connecticut
Description:The Preliminary Design group is seeking a Senior Staff engineer for a Technical Leadership role. The candidate will be involved in leading the development of win and product strategies in support of ongoing & new business development efforts for the Heavy Lift / CH-53K platform. The candidate will also be directly involved in Internal Research and Development (IRAD) studies for the CH-53K aircraft.

The candidate will lead the Heavy Lift platform in the following areas: Requirements Generation, Analysis & Tracking; Conceptual Design Studies; Aircraft Configuration Development; Conduct of associated Trade Studies; Project Definition, Development & Leadership; RFI and RFP responses with associated Proposal Preparation; Development of Platform/Product/Technology Roadmaps including integration of new technology initiatives; Interface with Internal (Including Executive management), External (in particular DoD customers/users) and suppliers; Conduct of aircraft Ship Integration and Air Transport studies. The selected candidate will work closely with internal Preliminary Design personnel, Engineering & Technology disciplines/organizations, other Sikorsky Departments and with external customers/suppliers.
Basic Qualifications:
- 14+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree (12+ years with a Masters) in aircraft conceptual/preliminary design, systems engineering or equivalent avionics, airframe, subsystem analysis, design or test of helicopter systems.
- General knowledge of multiple areas of subsystem design, their interrelationships and effect on the overall product.
- An understanding of the conceptual design, business development and the acquire business processes.
- An understanding of the DoD acquisition and budgeting processes.
- The individual should have experience with project definition, development and leadership as well as Risk Management tools/techniques.
- Demonstrated experience managing or participation in an Integrated Product Development team environment is a plus.
- Ability to accommodate changing priorities on a daily basis are a must.
- Must be able to multi-task and work as part of a team to support customer schedules.
- Strong communication skills required.
- U.S. SECRET Clearance will be needed.
- Some travel will be required.
Desired Skills:
- Proven leadership and ability to effectively work in teams.
- The candidate should have a demonstrated knowledge of current Sikorsky Product Lines (Hawks, S/H-92, Heavy lift) with a focus on Heavy Lift, and experience/knowledge with maritime (ASW/SUW/AMCM/SAR), land forces (utility/attack/SOF) and other similar mission areas.
- Demonstrated experience managing or participation in an Integrated Product Development team environment is a plus.
- Program Management Academy or similar experience. Business Acquisition Management University or similar proposal development experience.
- Knowledge/experience with Bill of Materials, Design to cost and Design for Manufacturing
- Bachelor's in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical engineering or equivalent. Master's in Engineering preferred but not required.
Other Important Information You Should Know Clearance Level: None 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: RMSRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Systems Engineering: OtherType: Full-TimeVirtual Location: no Shift: First Apply Now

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