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Software Engineer Stf - SW Technical Lead (Level 4)

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Software Engineer Stf - SW Technical Lead (Level 4)

Fort Worth, Texas

Job ID: 570945BR Date posted: Sep. 23, 2021 Locations: Fort Worth, TexasProgram: Multi-domain Systems 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 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, effective December 8, 2021, Lockheed Martin will require all newly hired employees, in the United States, must be fully vaccinated before their start date.
Description:The Skunk Works (Lockheed Martin Advanced Development Programs) is looking for world class talent in Technology Roadmaps-Mission Systems to serve as a Multi-Domain Systems (MDS) SW Technical Lead in support of the Program Manager. This position is within the Skunk Works Battlespace Integration Roadmap. As part of the Mission Systems Roadmaps organization, the MDS Roadmap is responsible for leading the innovative architectures, experimentation, and associated implementation of current and future sensors and weapons onto LM systems and effectively utilized in a multi-domain battlespace.

Our intent is to provide systems and methods that allow tasking and connectivity to be integrated seamlessly together across the battlespace. The BSI roadmap is focused on providing purposeful system adaptation methods that integrate various types of sensors and weapons and providing innovative, affordable solutions that enable rapid integration of mission systems capabilities across the LM Aero enterprise. The MDS SW Technical Lead will be responsible for providing comprehensive, integrated, and executable technical solutions supporting both manned and unmanned systems development. This person will work with peers in the Battlespace Integration portfolio and will be expected to capture and shape Internal Research and Development (IRAD) Funds from multiple organizations within LM.

The SW Technical Lead will also be responsible for capturing and executing CRADs from multiple US Government customers including but not limited to the USAF, DARPA, and others. The person in this role will be responsible for managing a team of technical software and system architects, project managers, and engineers that will execute the programs within the PM’s portfolio.
The SW Technical Lead will coordinate across multiple Business Areas and Industry Partners and must form strong working relationships to accomplish our customer’s missions.

Responsibilities also include:

• Support of Budget tracking and program staffing for the BSI Roadmap
• Technical execution of the BSI Portfolio IRAD and CRAD projects, and research and business pursuits
• Developing technology roadmaps and providing strategic guidance for all BSI technology related areas
• Identify, pursue and manage internal and customer sponsored research and development programs
• Interface with LM Aero, other LM business units, and external customers and suppliers to develop new technologies and transition them to LM Aero programs
• Prepare and deliver technical presentations to LM senior management and external customers
• Communicate the vision of BSI solutions needed for the next 15+ years and align the portfolio captures and projects to execute to that vision.

The successful candidate will lead a high performing multi-site, multiprogram team and must be self-motivated with a strong work ethic, time management, and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated, effective communication skills are necessary as the position will require frequent inter-organizational and outside customer interactions.

Travel is required with as much as 2 trips per month, often to Palmdale or Marietta.

Knowledge of various open architecture initiatives in both embedded and ground-based environments is desired. Extensive knowledge of LM Aero and LM Corporate advanced technologies and current integration experience is desired, including systems engineering, system architecture, and software and systems development. The individual will need to be a proven leader with previous skills and experience managing similar groups of multidisciplinary engineers.

Existing experience with Fighter, Air Mobility, and/or ISR Aircraft Mission Systems is ideal.

***Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access and an Interim Secret clearance required to start.***

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree from accredited university with a STEM major
• Experience with technical leadership skills
• Experience leading multidisciplinary teams
• Experience developing architectures and products for a variety of programs
• Experience with a technical background in system architecture or software development

***Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access and an Interim Secret clearance required to start.***
Desired Skills:
• Integration and test experience with large complex software systems
• Strong presentation skills including ability to convey focused messages to internal senior leadership and external customers
• Previous program support of a Control Account Manager (CAM), Project Manager, or Program Manager is desirable.
• Software development experience with C/C++ and/or Java programming languages, object-oriented design and/or service-oriented architecture design
• Experience leading a team following the Agile process
• Knowledge of XML, UML, and SysML
• Familiarity with open architecture standards
• Familiarity with latest commercial products for software development processes, embedded computing hardware, and cloud / cluster computing techniques
• Familiarity with airborne Pilot Vehicle Interface (PVI) design or development
• Familiarity with virtual simulation development, integration, & experimentation
• Experience with live flight test experimentation 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: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position may work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.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, 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: Software Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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