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Instrumentation Engineer - CA MD NV TX GA - Level 2

Edwards Air Force Base, California; Fort Worth, Texas; Marietta, Georgia; Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada; Palmdale, California; NAS Pax River, Maryland

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At Lockheed Martin, we apply our passion for purposeful innovation to keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges.

Mission-Focused Innovation: From aerospace to outer space to cyber space, you can solve the world's most complex challenges for our customers.

Foundational Values: Our culture of performance excellence, ethics, teamwork and inclusion is embedded in everything we do.

Diverse Career Opportunities with Meaningful Work: Grow your career and skills for life. Our technology-driven learning platforms and programs enable your development and agility.

Your Health, Your Wealth, Your Life: Our flexible schedules, competitive pay and comprehensive benefits enable you to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work.

Empowered to Be Your Best: Use your strengths to make a difference in the lives of one another, our customers, our communities and our planet.

Commitment to Sustainability: We foster innovation, integrity and security to preserve the environment, strengthen diverse communities and propel growth.

Here, the possibilities are endless because we offer:

  • Flexible Schedules, dependent on role
  • Levels: Student, Entry, Mid, Senior, Management
  • Locations: Nationwide & OCONUS Positions

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  • Collaborative

    There is no innovation without imagination. You bring new, different and exciting ideas to the table every day. You are committed to the success of your team.

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    The ability to explore and drive new ideas. You think innovatively to come up with creative solutions to complex challenges.

  • Goal-oriented

    From planning and organizing to decision making, goal orientation produces impactful results. You set goals and strive to make things happen quickly and efficiently.

  • Proactive

    The ability to anticipate, plan and prepare for what lies ahead. You act rather than react to potential situations.

  • Problem Solver

    You work to tackle tough problems with complex solutions.

  • Strategic

    You observe, reflect and analyze processes to make more informed decisions.

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“Before I came to Lockheed Martin, I never thought I’d get these opportunities. The benefits available and the company’s value culture make it an incredibly supportive place to work, and I’m grateful to work somewhere that wants me to succeed. I hope to have a long career here making an impact, and I know I’ll be supported in doing that every step of the way.”

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Instrumentation Engineer - CA MD NV TX GA - Level 2

Edwards Air Force Base, California; Fort Worth, Texas; Marietta, Georgia; Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada; Palmdale, California; NAS Pax River, Maryland

Job ID: 611790BR Date posted: Sep. 12, 2022 Locations: Edwards Air Force Base, California; Fort Worth, Texas; Marietta, Georgia; Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada; Palmdale, California; NAS Pax River, Maryland 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:

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. Be More Than You Can Imagine.

Our products play an important role in the national security of the United States and more than 70 other countries, ensuring peace and stability around the world. Highly trained and specialized personnel and facilities are key to the company's unrivaled success in the aeronautics industry. Our workforce of more than 25,000 has pre-eminent expertise in advanced aircraft design and production, modification and support, stealth technology and systems integration.

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is hiring Instrumentation Engineers. We need Flight Test instrumentation Engineers for Operations, Electrical and Mechanical Design Instrumentation Engineers for our test sites in California, Nevada, Maryland, Georgia, and Texas.

Instrumentation Operations Engineers are responsible for integrating requirements and programming new instrumentation data acquisition equipment, FTI fiber system, analog and digital signal conditioning hardware during integration and flight test.

Knowledge of video compression and recording devices; solid state media recorders; analog/digital encoders/decoders; GPS and IRIG time standards and receiving devices; and other instrumentation devices to develop, test, and troubleshoot data acquisition systems is required.

Instrumentation Design Engineers in mechanical and electrical engineering are responsible for tasks on various platform for design and interfacing between Production and Engineering, ensuring released engineering packages can be integrated into the Production Environment.

Must be able to demonstrate strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, excellent communicative skills and the ability to work independently.

Must be willing to work extended hours and weekends.

**Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.**

What’s In It For You
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 here.

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Basic Qualifications:
• BS in Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical, Computer Science degrees preferred.
• Aerospace Experience
• Secret Security Clearance
Desired Skills:
• Strong Communication Skills
• Analog and digital circuit design and analysis
• Signal conditioning, transducers, and data acquisition
• Extensive knowledge of instrumentation system designs supporting fast paced flight test programs.
• Working knowledge of electronics and experience in electronics troubleshooting techniques and tools, including multi-meters, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, and other common laboratory equipment.

• CATIA V5 experience
• Experience reading and interpreting engineering drawings
& process specifications
• Experience with tooling, machining or fabrication
• Assembly/Build Floor support experience
• Problem Solving Skills - Demonstrated ability to drive issues to closure and develop workaround plans or corrective action plans
• Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with internal and cross functional teams, Production, IT, Facilities, Planning and Engineering
• Robust MS Office skill set
• Experience with lean manufacturing and process improvement
• Experience defining/selecting equipment requirements to support Engineering build requirements
• Manufacturing experience in metallic, non-metallic, electrical, assembly and installations
Experience developing instrumentation systems and sensor integration methods
Desired skills :
• Experience developing instrumentation systems and sensor integration methods used on multiple aircraft
• Understanding of IRIG 106
• GPS and IRIG time standards
• Experience developing data acquisition systems for air vehicles.
• Avionics bus protocols including Mil-Std-1553, ARINC-429, IEEE 1394, Ethernet and Fiber Channel
• Video protocols and compression Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret 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 week 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: AERONAUTICS COMPANYRelocation Available: YesCareer Area: Electronics Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: Multiple shifts available

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