Skunk Works Careers



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 (ADP), also known as the Skunk Works®, has been making aviation history. Today we’re seeking world class talent 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:

  • Dynamics Engineers
  • Flutter Engineers
  • Loads Engineers
  • Stress Engineers
  • System Safety Engineers
  • Software Engineers
  • Avionics and Sensor Systems
  • Subsystem Integration
  • Airframe Design
Upcoming Career Events
DICE Engineering/Tech Job Fair

Thursday, July 21, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Engineering Job Fair

Wednesday, August 3, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Huntsville Marriott

5 Tranquility Base
Huntsville, AL 35805

DICE Engineering/Tech Job Fair

Friday, August 12, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Denver Marriott Tech Center

4900 South Syracuse St.
Denver, CO 80237

Cleared Jobs: Engineering and Cyber

Tuesday, August 23, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

San Antonio Convention Center

900 E Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205