Senior Electrical Engineer / Guidance & Control / Actuation Systems

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Grand Prairie, TX
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Job Description :

Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) is a recognized designer, developer and manufacturer of precision engagement aerospace and defense systems for the U.S. and allied militaries.

This is Lockheed Martin’s lead business unit for research development and production of manned and unmanned ground-vehicle systems, electro-optical and smart munitions systems and is a pioneer in the field of versatile, high-performance missile and rocket technology.

We are seeking a Guidance and Control Engineer for a position in Grand Prairie, TX. Primary responsibility is the technical management of a supplier, overseeing their obsolescence redesign of the missile system Electronic Unit Control (EUC).

The candidate will be responsible for knowing and interpreting requirements flowed down to the supplier and making sure the supplier is meeting the technical aspects of the requirements.

Responsibilities will include working within a cross functional team to manage the supplier. Task will include oversight of the initial design enhancements, PDR, CDR, integration and interface challenges, and then coordination and implementation of the qualification testing.

Evaluate and provide technical leadership for failure investigations and troubleshooting. Candidates must have a thorough understanding of the technical principles, theories and concepts of Control Systems.

Candidate must to be self-motivating, team-oriented and capable of working with minimal direction. Must be willing to interface with internal teams, suppliers and the customer.

Must have a SECRET security clearance or be able to obtain one.

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.

The region is home to numerous colleges and universities to include University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Arlington, University of North Texas, Southern Methodist University, Southern Methodist University, and Texas Woman's University.

The Mid-Cities is the suburban region filling the thirty-mile span between Dallas and Fort Worth. These communities include the cities of Arlington, Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Southlake, Colleyville, HEB (Hurst, Euless and Bedford), NRH (North Richland Hills and Richland Hills), Haltom City, Watauga, and Keller, along with multiple other smaller towns such as Trophy Club and Roanoke and together represent more people than either Dallas or Fort Worth.

Basic Qualifications

- Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a Department of Defense Secret clearance.
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (or related field)
- Must possess strong general electrical engineering knowledge
- Must be familiar with circuit design and components to include electronics testing and troubleshooting
- Experience in electronic system and subsystem design and test, systems analysis, software-driven operations and test schemes
- Ability to develop system and subsystem performance requirements Excellent communications skills to interface with subordinates, peers, supervisors, subcontractors, and customers
- Ability to work well in an interdisciplinary environment

Desired skills

- 3 – 5 years of professional experience in guidance and control engineering
- Experience with inertial navigation systems and control subsystems
- Knowledge of using Matlab or similar applications for guidance and control simulation development
- Ability to perform requirements definition, design trades, interface definitions, development estimating and tasking
- Strong electronic systems integration testing and excellent troubleshooting skills
- Ability to use test equipment to support acceptance testing, manufacturing production and in-process testing, data processing and analysis


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