Aircraft Dynamics Engineer

Lockheed Martin

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$46.88-78.13 /h
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Marietta, GA
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Job Overview:

Job Description

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. Be More Than You Can Imagine.

This position is within the Criteria, Loads and Dynamics team, part of the Air Mobility & Maritime Missions (AMMM) Structures organization and the Advanced Development Programs (ADP). This engineer will be a part of the team that produces Structural Design Criteria, External Design and Operational Loads, and Flutter/Dynamic Analyses for the C-130, C-5 and P-3 platforms as well as ADP. The candidate will have a significant understanding of fundamental technical principals, theories, and concepts with respect to aircraft external loads (Aerodynamics, Controls, Dynamics, Physics, Propulsion, Fluid Dynamics) and aircraft dynamics.

The candidate will be expected to work as a part of a team and will be expected to work independently with minimal oversight on assigned tasks
within a team environment.

The candidate will be considered a Subject Matter Expert in aircraft structural dynamics, to include: Flutter, Aircraft Dynamic Analysis (dynamic external loads), Vibration, Vibro-acoustics (acoustics, sonic fatigue). Operational Loads development is highly desired. Candidate should have extensive experience in aircraft structural dynamics of all types.

Additional duties include report writing, software design to assist in analyses, customer interface, test support, and interfacing with other disciplines (Stress, DADTA, Design, Flight Test, etc.).

A level 4 employee Typically has 9 - 15 years of professional experience.

What’s In It For You
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 here.

This position is in Marietta, GA  Discover Marietta.

Basic Qualifications

7-9 years of experience in aircraft dynamics and/or flutter. Analytical as well as test support experience is required.

Dynamics experience should be in aircraft dynamics, LRU qualification, vibro-acoustics, flutter.

Familiarity with Structural Analysis, Aerodynamics, Dynamics/Vibration, and Control Theory (Flight Dynamics).

Experience dealing with external customers (military and private) is required.

Desired skills

Exposure and experience with UNIX operating system, Windows programming, VBA, FORTRAN and C++ is desired.

Experience with structural analysis and design software such as NASTRAN, PATRAN, ABAQUS, CATIA V5 a plus.

Familiarity with aircraft load paths and stability of structure is strongly desired.


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.

Other Important Information

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 Schedule Information

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.

Security Clearance Information

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

Colorado Pay Statement

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.

Pay Rate:
In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $97,500 - $162,500 . 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, internal peer equity, as well as, market and business considerations when extending an offer.

This position is incentive plan eligible

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To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.