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Research Engineer - Embedded Development

Eagan, Minnesota

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Research Engineer - Embedded Development

Eagan, Minnesota

Job ID: 590859BR Date posted: Apr. 05, 2022 Locations: Eagan, MinnesotaProgram: SSL COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
Description:Research Engineer - Photonics and Advanced Computing
Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Labs
Eagan, MN - St. Paul Metro Area

Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories (ATL) is the advanced computing asset of Lockheed Martin Corporation – a global enterprise with core businesses in systems integration, space, aeronautics, and technology services. The mission at the Advanced Technology Laboratories is to enhance the Corporation’s competitive edge. We are a group of professionals who develop and apply “cutting edge” technologies. We perform applied research in advanced signal processing, physics, acoustics and optical, wireless and networking.

Job Description:

This assignment involves embedded software, firmware, and hardware development to control photonic systems, RF systems, and/or advanced computing systems. Candidates will lead and partake in small, focused development teams in order to create real world solutions using scientific first principles into innovative designs for applied technologies.

In this role you will apply theoretical and practical proficiencies with electrical engineering principles and tools to solve hard problems related to global security. Professional experience and strong proficiency with one or more of the following technical skillsets is required:
* Verilog or VHDL for FPGA design, including their associated toolsets.
* MATLAB, Simulink, and/or similar modeling and simulation tools.
* C, C++, or Python for embedded system development.

Hands on experience with photonics and/or high frequency RF systems is preferred.

Candidates would work on one or more of the following topics:
* Embedded processing and algorithms for military applications.
* Design, testing and integration of high performance ruggedized photonic/fiber optic systems.
* Lead or support modeling and simulation efforts related to these systems.
* Lead or support electrical and/or software design efforts related to these systems
Basic Qualifications:
* Bachelors degree from an accredited college in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 5 years of professional experience; or 3 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. Considered career, or journey, level.

* Strong proficiency with electrical and computer engineering theoretical principles.

* Professional experience in the modeling, simulation, and implementation of FPGA designs using Verilog and/or VHDL, and associated toolsets; and/or professional experience in embedded software development using C, C++, or Python; and/or proficiency with MATLAB, Simulink, or similar modeling and simulation tools.

*Ability to obtain a DoD clearance, eligibility for which requires US Citizenship.
Desired Skills:
* Theoretical or practical experience with RF applications such as Radar, Communications and/or Electronic Warfare.

* Theoretical or practical experience with optics and photonics.

* Experience as a team or project lead or Principal Investigator.

* Proficiency with electrical design tools such as Cadence, Mentor, or similar.

* Prior experience or exposure to ASIC design flows.

* Proficiency with electrical circuit analysis tools such as Spice or similar.

* Digital circuit design experience.

* Analog circuit design experience.

* Active Secret clearance.

* Experience in an R&D environment.

* Experience in proposal writing, particularly for DoD customers. 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: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.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: 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, 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: ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY LABSRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Electronics Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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