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Research Scientist -- Plasma Physics

at Lockheed Martin Corporation

Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Reference #: 525550
Keywords: research, laboratory

Job Description

Req ID
500140BR

LMCareers Business Unit
ESS0343 AERONAUTICS COMPANY

Work Schedule
FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day

Security Clearance
Secret

Shift
First

Direct/Indirect
Direct

Business Area
Aeronautics Company

Department
6C4P00:Propulsion Systems

Relocation/Housing Stipend Available
Yes

Job Code/Title
E1453:Aeronautical Engineer Sr

Job Class
Aeronautical Engineering

Job Category
Experienced Professional

Program
ADP RTP / CFR

Industry Job Title
Research Scientist -- Plasma Physics

Req Type
Full-Time

Job Description
--Lockheed Martin Advanced Development Program--SKUNK WORKS--

This position is deployed to the Revolutionary Technology Programs (RTP) team to provide technical support/direction. Expected to support team’s performance on project related to the analysis, design, and testing of plasma physics experiments. The position more generally requires working in a small, fast moving team on concept level analysis, study of plasma stability and behavior, as well as detailed design of experimental hardware and experiments. Requires use of MS Office software tools to compile data, reduce data, and generate reports. Strong verbal and written communication skills are highly desirable. Occasional overtime and odd hours required. Candidate must be able to work in a manufacturing and laboratory environment, including wearing radiation safety badge.

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

Must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance. Selected applicant must also possess, or be able to obtain, special access program clearances.

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

Basic Qualifications
--Bachelor's or higher degree in Physics, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related technical discipline

--Must have experience in designing, developing, testing, analyzing, or modeling/simulating plasma physics experiments/phenomena

Desired skills
--Ph.D. in Physics, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, or Electrical Engineering with strong background in experimental plasma physics

--Strong research background in plasma diagnostics

--Strong research background working with or developing neutral beams

--Experience working with high vacuum and ultra-high vacuum systems

--Proficient with analysis tools such as MATLAB and/or LabVIEW

--Good oral presentation and written skills

--Proficient with MS Office tools

State
California

Virtual
no

City
Palmdale

Zip
93599

EEO
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.

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City, State
Palmdale, CA