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Senior Modeling & Simulation Engineer (Grand Prairie, TX)

Company: Lockheed Martin
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

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 who are unvaccinated will be required to adhere to onsite safety protocols.
Description:At Lockheed Martin, we apply our passion for purposeful innovation to keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. We are seeking a talented Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Engineer to support the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) interceptor missile and ground system.

The PAC-3 family of missiles are the only combat proven Hit-to-Kill interceptors that defend against incoming threats, including tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and aircraft through direct body-to-body contact delivering exponentially more kinetic energy on the target than can be achieved with blast-fragmentation kill mechanisms.

This role will require onsite support full-time at Lockheed Martin's Missiles and Fire Control headquarters in Grand Prairie, TX working a 4/10 Flex schedule.

What You'll Do:

  • Collaborate with subsystem and software engineers to integrate MATLAB and C++ models of weapons, sensors, ground systems and environments, guidance, navigation and autopilot algorithms and actual Operational Flight Program code into the 6-Degree of Freedom (6-DOF) Integrated Flight Simulations (IFS).
  • Use the simulation to stimulate hardware in the Hardware In the Loop (HWIL) Lab to verify performance requirements are met.
  • Perform modeling and simulation tasks for system survivability, Safety of Flight (SOF), trade studies and simulation analyses for end-to-end battle management systems (BMS).
    Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.

    The Locale: Grand Prairie is part of the "Mid-Cities" region in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex which is in the North Central region of Texas. Grand Prairie is a suburb of both Dallas and Fort Worth. The region offers a great cost of living combined with a robust economy and a pleasant climate. This North Central region of Texas is a great place to live and to raise a family.

    Click here to learn more about Lockheed Martin's comprehensive benefits package.

    Click here to hear directly from LM employees about our company and culture!
    Basic Qualifications:
    • Must currently posses a DOD Secret Security clearance or greater.
      • Proficient in C++ and MATLAB.
        • Willingness to work onsite in a classified lab environment.Desired Skills:
          • Prior experience with Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3)/IAMD modeling.
            • Experience with Python.
              • FORTRAN experience is a plus.
                • Familiarity with Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) tools such as DOORS, Rhapsody, Cameo is a plus.
                  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative environmentBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
                    job.Qualifications

                    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 Professional

Keywords: Lockheed Martin, Grand Prairie , Senior Modeling & Simulation Engineer (Grand Prairie, TX), Engineering , Grand Prairie, Texas

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