This exciting position is with our historic Skunk Works program. Skunk Works is an integral part of Lockheed's Aeronautics business area responsible for advanced systems development including conceptual design and rapid prototyping of clean sheet solutions and improvements and derivatives to existing systems. The ideal skunk is an agile, multi-faceted teammate who loves to solve our customer's most difficult challenges. Some of our unclassified projects include the U-2, SR-71 Blackbird, F-22 Raptor, F-117 Nighthawk, and the F-35 Lightening II.

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Selected applicant will join a unique “Skunkworks” Advanced Development Program (ADP) team, and become qualified as an instructor pilot (IP) and subject matter expert (SME) on Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). Duties will include instructing academics, simulators, and student flight training events. IPs will also conduct Operational Test and Evaluation of program assets and systems. Applicants must possess extensive pilot skills and experience in all classes of FAA airspace including restricted areas and MOA’s. World-wide, day/night, and instrument military operational experience is highly desired. Selected applicant will maintain currency in an RPA and manned companion trainer aircraft.

Selected applicant will support overseas deployments and must be willing to train for, travel to, and work in austere remote locations. Deployments average 60-90 days per year. Must be willing to work extended shifts, including holidays and weekends. Must possess and maintain a valid U.S. passport, accept customer furnished quarters, and comply with customer mobility and security requirements. Selected applicant must meet minimum medical requirements, which includes a company overseas physical and a current FAA second class physical.

The applicant selected will be subjected to Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements. This position will require an active Top Secret security clearance with an SBI conducted within the last 6 years. The candidate must agree to and successfully pass a polygraph examination. Test Pilot School not required.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.”
Basic Qualifications:
  • -Top Secret with investigation within 6 years
  • -Commercial Pilot certificate with instrument privileges or ATP Rating
  • -Minimum of 1000 flight hours in RPA, turbojet, or turboprop aircraft
  • -Must have current FAA class 1 or 2 physical
  • -Instructor experience
  • -Military operational experience
Desired Skills:
  • -World-wide, day/night, instrument conditions operational experience
  • -Experienced Leader capable of leading team in austere environment.
  • -Experience with employment/deployment of complex weapon systems, payloads and/or sensor packages
  • -Instrument rated (commercial)
  • -Skilled briefer, power point presenter, conversant with FAA FARs
  • -Pilot Instructor

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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