Lockheed Martin Stress Analyst, Skunk Works® Advanced Development Programs in Palmdale, California

Description: --Lockheed Martin Advanced Development Programs—

--Skunk Works--

This position is for an experienced Stress Analyst with Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works® Advanced Development Programs. The candidate will also be expected to use their technical expertise to develop structural analysis methods and perform structural analysis of advanced composite structures. The candidate will have advanced and thorough knowledge in the field of aircraft structural analysis and will have a broad knowledge of all related disciplines. This position will require the successful applicant to act as a technical leader for small work groups and as a mentor to junior engineers. The candidate will be responsible for leading groups responsible for preliminary and detailed analysis of aircraft structures, structural assemblies, participation in trade studies and coordination with Integrated Product Teams.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Must have an active secret clearance with an investigation in the last 5 years.

Basic Qualifications:

--Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 10 years professional work experience.

--Experience working with program and or project management.

--Experience working with cross functional teams.

Desired Skills:

--Expert within Airframe Stress Analysis

--Expert with structural analysis hand calculation methods

--Expert with Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

--Experience using LM Aero Common Analysis Tools including SLIM/Vision/IDAT

--Expert with ABAQUS


--Fully versed in metallic and composite analysis

--Familiar with fatigue & fracture

--Familiarity with CATIA V5

--Understanding of drawing practices, material properties, and manufacturing processes

--Excellent writing and communication skills

--Leadership skills



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.


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