Description:We are Lockheed MartinLockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, home of the world-renowned Skunk Works®, turns visionary aircraft into reality and is known for building the finest military aircraft in the world. This recognition is continually earned through our commitment to relentless resea

ADP Flight Test Instrumentation Manager (Level 5)

Lockheed Martin • 
Palmdale, California, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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Description:We are Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, home of the world-renowned Skunk Works®, turns visionary aircraft into reality and is known for building the finest military aircraft in the world. This recognition is continually earned through our commitment to relentless research and development of high-performance aircraft, continuously seeking innovative, low-cost design and manufacturing strategies, and delivering operational readiness for our customers missions to ensure continued relevancy for the life cycle of our products.

This position is for the Manager of the Palmdale ADP Flight Test Instrumentation and Data Processing Team within the Test & Evaluation Directorate of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. This team provides various engineering and manufacturing services to LM programs, lines of business and external customers. The services include data acquisition component, systems design and development, laboratory and equipment provisioning services, real time and post flight data acquisition and processing, flight test parts manufacturing and aircraft modification services. Significant infrastructure management is included under the management of this team to include: laboratories, instrumentation installations, strain gage facilities, mission control rooms and associated mobile assets; enterprise level flight test software tools requirements development, tool development, maintenance and management.

Manages the planning, pricing, scheduling, preparation, and execution of flight vehicle ground support and flight test airborne support to include: instrumentation laboratory and manufacturing requirements definition, and real time and post flight data processing needs, as required, to determine flight test vehicle compliance with specification and operational suitability. Responsible for the planning and forecasting of flight test related capital and information technology projects as required to meet the needs of the Aeronautics flight test team. This position will require the candidate to interface locally with ADP Leadership to include Program Directors, Flight Line & QA Leadership. Interface with DCMA and government representatives at the test installations may be required. Responsible for coordinating subordinate employee recruitment, selection and training, performance assessment, work assignments, salary, and recognition/disciplinary actions.

Overtime, non-standard shifts, and weekend work will be required.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

**Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. **

What’s In It For You
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 here.

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Basic Qualifications:
• Flight Test Experience related to Instrumentation or Data Processing
• Engineering/Technical Bachelors degree
• Technical Project Management experience
• Active Secret Clearance
Desired Skills:
• Flight Test Instrumentation Systems Design and Data Processing Experience
• Engineering design and development leading to manufacturing of aircraft modification kits
• Experience and understanding of flight operations, maintenance, configuration management, aircraft modification, avionics flight test, flight sciences flight test, instrumentation and data processing
• New business proposal development, pricing and scheduling
• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain good customer relations with the USG
• Proven organizational, communications (verbal and written), and leadership skills
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Secret
Other Important Information You Should Know
Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.
Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.
Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.
Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week

The annual base salary range for this position in California or New York City is $135,800 - $256,000. Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/ training, key skills as well as market and business considerations when extending an offer.

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.

This position is incentive plan eligible.
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
Business Unit: AERONAUTICS COMPANY
Relocation Available: Yes
Career Area: Aeronautical Engineering
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First

• Flight Test Instrumentation Systems Design and Data Processing Experience
• Engineering design and development leading to manufacturing of aircraft modification kits
• Experience and understanding of flight operations, maintenance, configuration management, aircraft modification, avionics flight test, flight sciences flight test, instrumentation and data processing
• New business proposal development, pricing and scheduling
• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain good customer relations with the USG
• Proven organizational, communications (verbal and written), and leadership skills
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