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Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Engineer - Early Career in Sunnyvale, California

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 employees 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!

We are a community of engineers looking for an enthusiastic Aeronautical Engineer to join our tight-knit group. The Fleet Ballistic Missiles Common Missile Compartment (FBM CMC) is one of Lockheed Martin’s premier Lines of Businesses that prioritizes partnership, integrity, and reliability.

The successful candidate will work as an Aeronautical Engineer with the FBM CMC Flight Sciences Engineering team, supporting the Aero-Fluids-Performance group with modeling and simulation of missile flight hardware. You will generally work with a small team, modeling the missile launch gas dynamics with respect to the next generation submarines.

As an Aeronautical Engineer, you will:

• Have an understanding of a variety of fluid flow phenomena including compressibility, turbulence, hydrodynamics

• Use various modeling & simulation methods and techniques to perform high fidelity analyses related to:

o Missile launch vehicle systems

o Stowage, testing, and flight environments

o Hydrodynamics phenomenology

• Provide recommendations to data packages to support peer and customer reviews

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:

• Knowledgeable in some or all of the following:

o Aerodynamics, fluid mechanics, computer programming, computational fluid dynamics

• Strong mathematical & analytical skills

• Able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance; U.S. Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including MS Office proficiency

• Master’s degree in Aeronautical, Aerospace, or Mechanical Engineering

• Strong education/experience in some/all of the following: aerodynamics, gas dynamics, turbulence, grid generation, computational fluid dynamics

• Experience using the following software packages: Ansys Fluent, STAR-CCM+, Pointwise, Tecplot360 or other CFD, grid generation, and post-processing software

• Experience in one or more of the following programming languages: C/C++, MATLAB, Fortran

• Experience in data processing

• Experience with testing & instrumentation

• Linux / High Performance Computing experience

• Active Secret or Top Secret clearance

Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.

Clearance Level: Top Secret

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: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.

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 off

Pay Rate:

The annual base salary range for this position in California or New York City is $77,600 - $146,000. Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/ training, key skills as well as market and business considerations when extending an offer.

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.

This position is incentive plan eligible.

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.

At Lockheed Martin, we use our passion for purposeful innovation to help keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. Our people are some of the greatest minds in the industry and truly make Lockheed Martin a great place to work.

With our employees as our priority, we provide diverse career opportunities designed to propel, develop, and boost agility. Our flexible schedules, competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits enable our employees to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. We place an emphasis on empowering our employees by fostering an inclusive environment built upon integrity and corporate responsibility.

If this sounds like a culture you connect with, you’re invited to apply for this role. Or, if you are unsure whether your experience aligns with the requirements of this position, we encourage you to search on Lockheed Martin Jobs , and apply for roles that align with your qualifications.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Business Unit: SPACE

Relocation Available: Possible

Career Area: Mechanical Engineering

Type: Full-Time

Shift: First