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Thermal Design Engineer/Analyst

Sunnyvale, California

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Thermal Design Engineer/Analyst

Sunnyvale, California

Job ID: 556176BR Date posted: May. 03, 2021 Locations: Sunnyvale, CaliforniaProgram: RSSE Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our outstanding skills and experiences to create, craft and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture supports employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, encouragement and focus and if you have the passion, we want to build a better tomorrow with you!

The Senior Spacecraft Design Thermal Engineer will be responsible for performing preliminary and detailed level thermal design and analysis on spacecraft components (RF and Power Electronics) and subsystems (Antenna, Propulsion, etc.), as well as performing comprehensive modelling of the entire spacecraft thermal system using standardized processes and tools (Thermal Desktop, SINDA). Other related responsibilities include providing technical memos and input to data packages to support peer and customer reviews; presenting resultant design and analysis data to the spacecraft design/engineering team, customer technical representatives, and Program Office personnel at technical exchange meetings and formal design reviews; providing review, interpretation, flowdown and implementation of all program requirements; providing thermal engineering support for multi-week TVAC testing at the Sunnyvale, CA and Denver, CO LM facilities, and working interactively with diverse engineering fields in a fast-paced environment to develop cost-effective solutions to thermal control requirements which also satisfy producibility objectives defined by Manufacturing and Quality.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin cultivates an inclusive work environment that inspires differences and big-picture thinking.

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.
Basic Qualifications:
- Detailed knowledge of heat transfer and thermodynamics, particularly related to GEO and LEO space applications

- Proficiency with one of the following: TMG, Thermal Desktop, SINDA or TSS

- Creativity/innovation to solve issues related to anomalous performance of any aspect of the spacecraft thermal system

- Microsoft Office (Excel, WORD, PowerPoint)

- TVAC test experience, including test plan preparation, instrumentation definition, analytical predictions, test direction, and post-test model correlation

- Excellent communication skills (technical writing and presentation)

- Ability to obtain/maintain a TS/SCI clearance; US citizenship required
Desired Skills:
- Spacecraft TVAC testing experience, including test procedure development, instrumentation definition, and test direction, as well as post-test model correlation

- I&T operations and Launch experience including support of thermal hardware installation and inspection of passive and active thermal control features and thermal station support during transfer orbit

- Basic understanding of the standard V-model of the systems engineering requirements and verification process

- LM spacecraft, antenna, and/or component analysis and test experience

- Ability and willingness to perform technical tasks requiring occasional extended hours

- Proficiency with CREO or similar CAD modeling tool on a PC platform 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: 9x80 every other Friday offSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: TS/SCI w/Poly 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: SPACERelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Mechanical Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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