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Software Engineering Mgr - Integrated Ground

Boulder, Colorado

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Software Engineering Mgr - Integrated Ground

Boulder, Colorado

Job ID: 547418BR Date posted: Jan. 27, 2021 Locations: Boulder, ColoradoProgram: Integrated Ground Description:In this role you will have the opportunity to:

Lead the Integrated Ground (IG) Software team , reporting to the Boulder APEX Manager. The IG Software Manager will interact directly with the OPIR acquisition, user communities and International BD to understand customer needs and communicate status on baselined work and issues.

Responsibilities will include the planning, implementation and execution of the programmatic goals and objectives for Development contracts. Specific responsibilities: Lead the creation and management of technical objectives/tasking, schedules, and budgets. Analyze progress and budget data and report status. Lead the organized collection, tracking and resolution of technical issues. Lead the development and maintenance of procedures & tools for technical product planning. Ensure timely and correct production of BOEs. Provide timely guidance and feedback to the execution team to ensure cost, schedule, technical and personnel development objectives are clear and solutions/approaches are validated, evaluated and modified as required. Ensure the completion of all internal and external commitments on or ahead of schedule with high technical quality and within budget. Provide staffing support and coordination to ensure the manpower forecast reflects the latest program requirements. Participation in proposal submissions, program level reviews, and technical reviews. Support process improvement goals and objectives and opportunity development. Establishment and update of technical standards as required, ensuring technical competencies are maintained. Ensure processes are in place, updated & followed. Ensure metrics are collected, analyzed, and reported. Support AS9100 initiatives and audits.

This position is in our beautiful Boulder, Colorado location which has numerous amenities such as a fitness center, daily rotating food trucks, and a collaborative and modern agile workspace.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin cultivates 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:

• Medical
• Dental
• 401k
• Paid time off
• Work/life balance
• Career development
• Mentorship opportunities
• Rewards & recognition
Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package.
Basic Qualifications:
To be successful, you need to possess these basic qualifications:
• Agile development knowledge/experience
• Ground experience
• Fluency in a wide range of coding principles that enable maintainability, reuse, and interoperability
• Coordinate across a diverse set of projects to attain design synergy and reduce costs and effort
• Develop long-term technical roadmaps and convince nontechnical audiences of their value
• Define level solutions to fulfill customer needs
Desired Skills:
• Master’s degree in an Engineering or Natural Science Field
• Proactivity - Self-motivated candidate with strong teamwork and organizational skills who can anticipate change and take action with limited oversight
• High availability – Supporting the needs of the program or team in off cycle hours or extended hours
• Flexibility – Seamlessly adapts to changing requirements and can motivate a team to stay on track
• Ability to take complex problems and develop innovative solutions
• DevSecOps knowledge with the ability to effectively communicate it across the organization to enable rapid cultural and process transition
• Building and maintaining a solid working relationship with customers
• Support and drive implementation of digital transformation
• Demonstrated technical experience in systems, software, hardware or network engineering
• Algorithm design and performance analysis
• Proposals and business development
• Experienced in Cloud Native Technologies:
• Kubernetes
• Rancher
• Packer
• Terraform
• Ansible
• Helm Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Ability to Work Remotely: The work associated with this position will be performed at the designated Lockheed Martin facility. Situational telecommuting may be considered and authorized at the discretion of your leader and based upon the role.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per weekSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Top Secret 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 ProfessionalBusiness Unit: SPACERelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Software Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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