Lockheed Martin Instrumentation Engineer in Palmdale, California
The selected candidate will be responsible for supporting multiple programs on technical and schedule issues with respect to aircraft instrumentation.
The candidate will be responsible for the design, installation, and operational support activities for data acquisition. This includes responsibility for designing instrumentation systems, releasing engineering documents, work instructions, supporting airworthiness documentation, monitoring fabrication activities, and supporting aircraft checkout and flight operations. The applicant will be the engineering liaison for flight test and instrumentation modification activities.
The candidate should be familiar with integrating various sensors into a data acquisition system. The position will be responsible for ensuring recorded data is correct.
This position may require travel and odd, weekend or overtime shift work on an as-necessary basis.
Must be a US Citizen. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. For this particular position, an active Secret security clearance, with a current background investigation is required.
Basic Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronics or Computer Engineering • Experience developing instrumentation systems and sensor integration methods used on multiple aircraft. • The applicant must have experience developing data acquisition systems for air vehicles.
Experience with the following: - Microsoft Office - Electronics and electronics troubleshooting techniques and tools, including multi-meters, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, and/or other common lab test equipment.
Desired skills • Using MATLAB, and various CAD programs such as Catia, Autocad, etc. • Using general test equipment such as oscilloscopes and spectrum analyzers. • Understanding of IRIG 106 • Avionics bus protocols including Mil-Std-1553, ARINC-429, IEEE 1394, Ethernet and Fiber Channel • GPS and IRIG time standards • Video protocols and compression The applicant must have excellent organizational and communications skills. • Applicant should have knowledge of Systems Engineering practices and concepts. • Experience with or knowledge of calibration methods for test and evaluation of both mechanical measurements and electronic sensors. • Skilled in the conversion of digital data sets to engineering units and interpretation of data for validity and error determination. • Familiarity with military aircraft technical data, maintenance practices, flight operations, military stores and munitions is a plus.
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Job Location(s): Palmdale California