Skunk Works Careers

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THINK YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A SKUNK?

There are open positions in Air Vehicle Development and Mission Systems 

What do the world’s first stealth aircraft, the world’s most advanced fighters, and the world’s fastest manned aircraft have in common? They were all imagined by “Skunks” – some of the most innovative, strategic and visionary thinkers around.

For more than 70 years, Advanced Development Programs, also known as the Skunk Works®, has been making aviation history. Today we’re seeking world class talent - from hands-on machining to design engineering - to help us continue our legacy of unmatched technological achievement.

We are entering an exciting innovation cycle and you can be part of it. Currently, there are requisitions open throughout our Palmdale, California, and Fort Worth, Texas, locations - and we are just getting started. 

The job focus areas include:

  • Advanced Technology and Systems
  • Electrical and Electronics Bench Mechanic
  • Fabrication and Structures Development Mechanic
  • General Flight Electrical and Instrumentation Mechanic
  • Systems Check Out Mechanic
  • Electronic Systems Technician
  • Engineering Research Technician
  • Tool Maker
  • Rebuild/Overhaul Mechanic
  • Fabrication and Structures Development Mechanic
  • Structural Analysis Engineers
  • Software Engineers
  • System Safety Engineers
  • Industrial Engineers
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