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Lockheed Martin Staff Structural Analyst in Littleton, Colorado

Description: The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our unique skills, talents and experiences to design and build solutions to some of the world’s hardest engineering problems. Do you want to be part of a culture that inspires employees to envision the impossible, perform with excellence and build incredible products? We provide the resources, inspiration and focus—if you have the passion and courage to dream big, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you. If so, join us as a part of a cutting edge analysis team for missiles and spacecraft systems!

In this role, you will:

•Perform structural dynamic analyses for missile and spacecraft flight hardware

•Produce and maintain models generated from both in-house and commercially available software codes, that simulate mechanical loading conditions, mechanism deployment motions, and the response behavior of missile segment and spacecraft separation events.

•Perform loads development (primary structure and component level), shock and vibration environments determination and component and system level testing and data evaluation.

•Prepare test plans; static, separation dynamics, vibration, modal and shock test execution, and post-test reports. You will be an important part of our product development team, where effective communication is critical.

•Have the ability to work on a multi-disciplined team performing structural design trades, preliminary and detailed design/analysis activity and performance and maintenance assessments of operational systems.

•Support dynamic test definitions, requirements development, test monitoring, data reduction, and comparison to analysis efforts.

•Provide user documentation and recommendations to data packages to support peer and customer reviews, present analysis data to engineering teams, customer technical representatives, and Program Office personnel at technical interchange meetings and design reviews

•Mentor junior engineers and cross train other engineering fields.

•Provide review, interpretation, flow down, and implementation of program requirements, and plan tasks and review budget and schedule to reduce cost and cycle time.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin cultivates an inclusive work environment that inspires differences and big-picture thinking.

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.

Basic Qualifications:

•Advanced understanding of structural dynamics through education or equivalent experience

•Extensive understanding and application of structures and structural dynamic principles

•Proficiency in application of finite element analysis principles as well as rigid and flexible body lumped-parameters

•Extensive experience working with mechanisms

•Experience leading analysis efforts

•Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance; US citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

• A Master's degree is strongly preferred for this position

• Ability to work in a collaborative and highly integrated team environment

• Ability and desire to assume ownership of tasks and drive to closure quickly and efficiently

•Experience evaluating designs using rigid body or flexible body analysis methods and tools

• Mechanisms, antenna, electronic component, ground support, hoisting, and test support equipment, and composite materials analysis experience

• Experience withNX/Nastran, Abaqus, ADAMS, LS-Dyna, Matlab, Mathcad and CREO

• Static, vibration, acoustic, modal, shock test experience of aerospace flight hardware

• 5+ years experience running modal test at the system level, large systems preferred

• Proficiency using IMAT and Attune software

•Creativity/innovation to tackle issues related to anomalous performance of any aspect of a mechanical system

•Willingness to mentor and lead junior analysts



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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