Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Engineering Manager in Palmdale, California

Description: -- Manager, Airframe Design

-- Lockheed Martin Advanced Development Programs --

-- Skunk Works--

This position is for an Aeronautical Engineering Manager with Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works® Advanced Development Programs. The candidate will be responsible for staffing assignments of airframe designers. The candidate will define staffing needs, select and assign personnel to meet program needs. The candidate will be responsible for all aspects of ADP program staffing and personnel management. Additionally, the candidate will support the development of technology plans and roadmaps in support of Skunk Works programs.

A strong background in air vehicle development is required with extensive experience in primary structural layout and detail design. Experience as a manager with performance management and schedule /budget responsibility desired. Experience in proposal and conceptual development is highly desired. Significant experience in both the full scale aircraft development and IRAD/CRAD environments is preferred. A portion of this assignment will be to support Skunk Works programs as an individual contributor.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Selected applicant must have a secret clearance to start and will be submitted for a top secret clearance afterwards.

Desired Skills: Primary structures layout and design experience

Management experience

Conceptual design experience

Proposal development experience

R&D project experience

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Experience working ADP or similar programs

Ability to interact effectively with customers and senior management


Bachelors Degree required with 14 years of professional work experience

Experience in an area of air vehicle development

Experience leading a team

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.

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.

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