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Software Engineer Staff

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Job ID: 570113BR Date posted: Sep. 17, 2021 Locations: King of Prussia, PennsylvaniaProgram: Terrestrial Layer System (TLS) Description:At Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee. Within RMS’ Spectrum Convergence portfolio, the Terrestrial Layer System (TLS) program is seeking a motivated and experienced Software Engineer to join their high-performing software development team. TLS is the Army’s next generation, tactical vehicle based-system that delivers an integrated suite of signals intelligence, electronic warfare, and cyberspace operations to enable 21st Century Warfighting capabilities. When fielded, it will provide the warfighter critical situational awareness of the enemy through detection, identification, location, exploitation, and disruption of enemy signals of interest.

A successful TLS engineer will embody all of the qualities of a software engineering leader in the organization by possessing both the technical and soft skills required to foster a collaborative, high performing environment. TLS is deeply rooted in developing RF techniques that will leverage knowledge of RF Engineering, DSP (Digital Signal Processing) and SDR (Software Defined Radio). Even though the effort is rooted in the development of RF, DSP, and SDR solutions, these products require sound, extensible, software at their foundations to ensure successful operation. In addition to development of new solutions, candidates should possess the ability to integrate and expand on existing software products. TLS Engineers will perform the critical role of integrating developed RF techniques into fully equipped Army Stryker vehicles that will test these capabilities in fielded operational scenarios.

A qualified TLS engineer should possess a broad engineering skillset with background in software development and the full software development lifecycle. They will be implementing capabilities that provide diverse mission solutions across a wide array of domains including communications, telecom, electronic, sensor systems, and resiliency. Software development may involve applications for digital modulation, pulse mode sensors, and wireless protocol physical layer processing (e.g., LTE, GSM, WiFi, etc.). They should also have experience executing software development in an Agile development environment that spans multiple geographic locations. The candidate should be comfortable presenting and demonstrating capabilities to both internal and external customers. In addition, candidates should feel comfortable reaching beyond the immediate team to government and business partners in order to leverage shared products.

This position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance, but it is not required to start.
Basic Qualifications:
• Knowledge of full software development lifecycle from concept through operations
• Comfortable with a variety of programming languages, including C, C++, and Python
• Digital Signal Processing or Digital Communications experience
• Experience with automated software testing, integration, and deployment
• Experience working in an Agile development environment which includes leveraging Agile tools such as Jira and Confluence
• Ability to work effectively in a rapid-paced, team environment
• Ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
Desired Skills:
• Software Defined Radio experience
• Experience integrating and testing 3rd party software solutions (GOTS/COTS/FOSS).
• Strong analysis and mathematical skills
• Embedded Software Development
• CUDA Code Development Experience
• Containerized Application Deployment (Docker/Kubernetes)
• Experience designing and implementing solutions for high performance, real-time or near-real-time systems
• Experience working with RF Frameworks such as GNURadio, Salvage, RedHawk, X-Midas, etc.
• Experience working with distributed development teams
• Active TS/SCI clearance
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. 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 will 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: TS/SCI 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: RMSRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Software Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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