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Staff Engineer, Advanced Concepts, Sikorsky Innovations

Company: Lockheed Martin
Location: Stratford
Posted on: September 18, 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-19 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 are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.Description: Advanced Concepts explores and defines next generation aircraft and as part of Sikorsky Innovations, meld the latest, state-of-the art technology with emerging customer needs. Be on a team that develops the next generation and help strengthen Sikorskys business and market position. An experienced Aircraft Designer Engineer is needed to blend art with physics; technology and customer needs. Incorporate advanced technologies into innovative, viable, competitive, customer-focused aircraft concepts.The candidate will be responsible for generating creative designs and maturing technologies using a variety of techniques including analytical design models, CATIA, 3D printing and other individually developed tools. Communicate designs, its attributes and capabilities using a range of effective techniques and media including briefings, review and reports. Designers will develop concepts and render classic General Arrangement and Inboard Profile drawings to desktop concept models to video clips to adaptation of desktop simulations to physical mockups to striking, dramatic artwork.The candidate will be responsible for successfully leading teams with significant scope and complexity. Results will be achieved by applying advanced knowledge across a range of subject matter areas. Candidates will be responsible to develop and coach others.Exercise effective presentation and communication skills. Strong listening skills are a must. Leading successful proposals will enable winning business for Sikorsky.Basic Qualifications:The candidate we are looking for will have:- at least 6-10+ yrs (BA/BS degree w/610+ years; MA/MS degree w/47+ years; PhD degree w/24+ years) experience with rotorcraft, aircraft or relevant complex systems design- a genuine interest in and innate sense of aircraft and aviation- a strong interest in aerospace related subject matter- an effective application of advanced knowledge that extends across a range of industry-related subject matter areas.- experience in conceptual design utilizing sophisticated sizing tools to sizing and analyze new air vehicles.- experience in conceptual design utilizing hand sketches to 3D CAD software. A demonstrated ability to blend art with a robust technical solution.- experience in leading small multi-functional teams.Minimum of BS in engineering or equivalent advanced technical engineering degree. MS in aerospace / aeronautical engineering strongly preferredDesired Skills:The candidate will be able to clearly and concisely explain an idea or solution (back-of-the-envelope analysis) to substantiate or validate an approach. The candidate we are looking for will be pragmatic and data driven, able to balance risk and innovation and naturally self-starting and self-motivated.Applicants should provide a portfolio of previous work including relevant images, drawings, pictures, analyses, products, trade studies, etc. Possession or ability to obtain SECRET clearance is highly desirable. Occasional travel may be required.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:job.QualificationsLockheed 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. Theyre 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 Martins 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, Stratford , Staff Engineer, Advanced Concepts, Sikorsky Innovations, Engineering , Stratford, Connecticut

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