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Principal Payload RF Systems Engineer

Apply Now Job ID: 507022BR Date posted: Oct. 23, 2019 Locations: Billerica, Massachusetts | El Segundo, California | Littleton, Colorado Program: PLE
NEW LOCKHEED MARTIN RF PAYLOAD LOCATIONS in El Segundo, California and Billerica, Massachusetts :
Join the RF Center of Excellence and shape the future! You can work on challenging programs in support of Space Vehicles, Hypersonics, Missile Defense and more.

Do you have a passion for working on new technologies?

As a Radio Frequency Engineer with Space you would develop RF payload solutions and the RF / electronic components for Space and Missile platforms. Work with RF from the MHz range all the way up through Optical systems. Communication payloads or RF payloads are needed for every platform and serve missions ranging from human space flight, commercial broadband services, national intelligence, protected communications, navigation and more. Our product portfolio includes a wide range of international and domestic programs, addressing the important needs of our commercial, civil and military customers.

You will be responsible for design and development of high reliability RF and microwave hardware for Space Flight communications payloads. You will perform requirements analysis and decomposition, develop specifications, perform architectural and product trade analyses, execute detailed implementation, validate performance, certify deliverable product. Support proposal and new business opportunities.

The RF Engineer position emphasizes systems engineering and design of payloads, subsystems, antennas and microwave circuits using discrete and MMIC (Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit) devices and RF and analog circuitry for RF products. Demonstrated proficiency in the design and fabrication of RF hybrid designs up through the millimeter wave bands. Proficient in microstrip and coplanar waveguide design, characterization and modeling of circuits using s parameters, circuit layout and test using bench-top microwave equipment including spectrum and network analyzers. Working proficiency with simulation and modeling tools similar to Microwave Office, ADS (Advanced Design System), and/or HFSS (High Frequency Structure Simulator). Knowledge and experience with spacecraft payloads, communications systems and components is desired.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin nurtures an inclusive work environment that inspires differences and big-picture thinking.

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:
•Paid time off
•Work/life balance
•Career development
•Mentorship opportunities
•Rewards & recognition

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Keyword\\Phrases Include:
RF Circuit Design, RF/Communications, Reflectors, Payload architecture, Radar, Phased Array Antennas, Digital Signal Processing, DSP, Low Noise Amplifiers, LNA, Transmitters, Receivers, Electromagnetics, Propagation, Microwave Office, Spot Beams, HFSS, A2100 Spacecraft, Multibeam, TIRCA, HFSS, POS, CHAMP, COBRA, GRASP and Satellites.

Our Payload Engineering Team is planning an Interviewing Event Day in El Segundo, CA on December 10th, 2019. The program is by invitation.
To be considered for these El Segundo opportunities, please apply to one of our RF Payload requisitions and we will follow up with you.
Basic Qualifications:
Radio Frequency hardware design and delivery experience. Proficiency with RF circuit analysis tools such as Agilent ADS, Ansys HFSS, AWR Microwave Office, CST, GRASP (General Responsibility Assignment Software Patterns) or similar tool packages.
Desired Skills:
Spacecraft electronics design and production experience. Experience with antenna design, transmitter, receiver, Electronically Steerable Array (ESA), phased array antenna, radar.
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.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional Business Unit: SPACE Relocation Available: Yes Career Area: RF Engineering Clearance Level: TS/SCI Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: 9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2 Shift: First Apply Now

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