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Systems Engineer Manager - Survivability Engineering

Huntsville, Alabama; Littleton, Colorado; Sunnyvale, California

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Systems Engineer Manager - Survivability Engineering

Huntsville, Alabama; Littleton, Colorado; Sunnyvale, California

Job ID: 598073BR Date posted: May. 26, 2022 Locations: Huntsville, Alabama; Littleton, Colorado; Sunnyvale, CaliforniaProgram: NGI 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:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

Defending against modern-day missile threats requires constant collaboration and innovation. That’s why we’re able to integrate from end to end so you can detect, control and engage the full spectrum of missile threats across every domain. It’s why we’re investing in ground-breaking technology like directed energy, space-based capabilities, and solid-state radar. To create layers of defense that help keep us all safe.

The Lockheed Martin Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) team is seeking experienced Systems Engineers to be part of a team developing missile defense technology that could forever change our ability to deter and respond to adversity.

You can learn more about the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) by visiting this link

As the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) Survivability Manager at Lockheed Martin Space, you have an immediate impact in shaping the program and organization’s future. This is an opportunity to lead a passionate Survivability team of engineers with expertise in Nuclear Hardness Survivability, both active and passive electronic piece parts, hybrids, electronic subassemblies, printed wiring board/circuit card assemblies, to solve a variety of obstacles in both a design and manufacturing/test environment, that will challenge you to learn and grow in your career. Drawing upon previous stakeholder experience and your own technical expertise you will help your team overcome challenges, lead the resolution of critical issues, strengthen vertical/horizontal communication, and develop the organizational talent to solve the challenges of the future.

In this role you will:
• Strengthen the performance of the Survivability team
• Exercise your expertise in the application of all electrical, electronics, and physics theories to facilitate the follow-through of various tasks related to Survivability engineering disciplines in support of NGI development and production
• Assign Survivability personnel to technical engineering assignments
• Lead the resolution of critical issues
• Act as liaison to the Survivability Test team
• Perform functional administration tasks including coaching, group & team member development, and performance ownership for your team including subcontractors
• Apply Full Spectrum Leadership principles to help the team adjust to a new organizational paradigm.

We're looking for:
• A self-starter who develops solutions to technical issues
• A motivated team member who's able to work closely within a technically diverse team including subcontractors to resolve technical issues
• Someone with the ability to handle shifting priorities, multiple projects, and timeline pressure to meet deadlines
• Someone comfortable with communicating in a variety of forums
• Technical guidance of diverse teams or projects
• Demonstrated ability to communicate key project information or recommendations to Program management and /or Customers


Successful candidates typically have at minimum a Bachelor's degree and 14+ years of proven experience.
If selected you will need to obtain a DOD security clearance. US Citizenship required.

This position is in Rocket City USA, one of the greatest places to work: Huntsville, AL
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education.
• Broad Knowledge of natural and/or man-made radiation effects on EEE parts and/or materials
• Demonstrated leadership skills and behaviors that align with the Full Spectrum Leadership Imperatives
• Experience as Survivability or Survivability Test Engineer.
• Previous technical leadership experience.
Ability to able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.
Desired Skills:
• Project Leadership/Management Experience throughout the engineering life cycle: scoping, sizing, cost estimation, planning, scheduling, staffing, tracking and earned value management
• Experience establishing and implementing technical requirements (specifications, program plans/requirements, etc.)
• Experience working collaboratively with customers and geographically dispersed teammates
• Preparation and participation in program milestone reviews such as PDR and CDR
• Experience managing Radiation Board to gain approval of radiation-sensitive parts and materials
• Authority in Natural Space Radiation environments and design hardness, and ability to perform tasks pertinent to Survivability discipline
• Working knowledge of software tools for radiation analysis, electrical engineering and/or mathematical analyses (e.g., MATLAB, SPICE, PSPICE NIVICE Srim/Trim, Creme-mc, etc.)
• Electronics and /or semiconductor physics and operation
• Experience working in Radiation test facilities [e.g., test labs in universities]
• Active DOD Secret or TS clearance




Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package. 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.Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.

Pay Rate:
In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $122,900 - $204,800 . Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and business considerations when extending an offer.

This position is incentive plan eligible
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: 9x80 every other Friday off 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: Systems Engineering: Specialty Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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