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Lockheed Martin System Engineering Manager - F-16 System Integration & Test in Fort Worth, Texas


Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. Be More Than You Can Imagine .

Our customers include both the U.S. Military and international governments and organizations. Our global reach and technical depth offer an endless amount of opportunities for up-and-coming engineers seeking a place to make their mark – or for seasoned engineers seeking their next career challenge. Join us and see where your Lockheed Martin Aeronautics journey will take you

This position is for the F-16 Integration & Test engineering team located in Fort Worth, Texas. The selected candidate will manage the F-16 Integration & Test (F-16 I&T) engineering team, responsible for performance of laboratory integration testing, support of Developmental Test & Evaluation (DT&E) flight test, support of customer Operational Test & Evaluation (OT&E) flight test, and production/modification aircraft ground checkouts for F-16 Avionics systems. Team responsibilities include analysis of customer/design requirements, derivation of test requirements, development of test plans/procedures/AEIs, performance of avionics system integration lab testing, support of developmental flight testing in Fort Worth, Greenville, and on-site at customer test locations, analysis of test data, coordination of test results with LM development teams and program/project management, and performance of Avionics System Level Verification Test (ASLVT).

Team Manager responsibilities include personnel management for a team of approximately 35 engineers including employee recruitment, interview, selection, training and competency development, performance assessment, salary planning, talent management, and career development. Responsibilities also include Earned Value Management and Control Account Management by program, regular briefings of team performance, risks/opportunities, workforce planning/forecasting, and facilities planning to E&T senior leadership. The candidate will provide leadership to the team to ensure consistent processes are deployed and utilized to execute the work. The candidate will drive innovation and affordability through common solutions in products, processes, and tools including continuous pursuit of team performance and quality for improvements. The candidate will additionally facilitate and support of enterprise Zero Baseline initiatives and expanded the use of automated testing while being highly engaged in modernization/automation of the test infrastructure to create a competitive advantage for the Enterprise.

Secret Clearance w/an investigation in the last 5 years required.

Minimal travel may be required.

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.

This position is in Fort Worth, TX Discover Fort Worth.



Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree within an engineering or related discipline required

Experience leading a technical engineering team.

Integration & Test experience.

Cost/schedule experience.

Desired Skills:

Knowledge of F-16 avionics systems and architectures.

Excellent communication skills.

Ability to obtain TS and SAPF security clearances.

Excellent interpersonal skills



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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