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Electro-Optical Payload Electronics CPE

Littleton, Colorado; Louisville, Colorado; Sunnyvale, California

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Electro-Optical Payload Electronics CPE

Littleton, Colorado; Louisville, Colorado; Sunnyvale, California

Job ID: 549988BR Date posted: May. 18, 2021 Locations: Littleton, Colorado; Louisville, Colorado; Sunnyvale, CaliforniaProgram: SP Remote Sensing Description:Are you passionate about state-of-the-art technology in space exploration, and seeing your work applied to real life applications that travel to space? Then join Lockheed Martin Space’s Optical Payload Center of Excellence (OPCoE) for as a Payload Electronics Certified Principal Engineer (CPE)!

OPCoE enables new frontiers in visible-light and infrared systems, missile defense, space exploration and much more. Our amazing people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the world’s hardest engineering problems.

As a Payload Electronics CPE you will be: (a) working with Systems Engineering and subcontractors to develop specifications; (b) assuring optical payload electronic configuration Items, circuitry designs and electrical components with specific characteristics are within specified electrical requirements and perform according to specifications, (c) a part of a team developing designs, analyzes, and tests for electro-optical systems and components to drive common, high TRL payload products across programs.

Responsibilities include:
• Performing as a CPE for the development of optical payload electronics systems
• Leading design reviews, Engineering Material Review Board (EMRB) hardware discrepancy decisions and Failure Review Board (FRB) as required
• Resolving test anomalies and troubleshooting
• Generation, review and presentation of payload electronics Product Certifications
• Support of system level testing
• Providing technical guidance and direction to electronics vendors and LM electrical design teams to ensure compliance of optical payload electronics products with all program requirements
• Leadership of cross-functional development teams, coordinating with partners (e.g. subcontractor, customer, SEIT, and parts organizations)
• Ownership of optical payload electronics documentation (design, analysis, and interface definitions)
• Creation of technology maturation and risk reduction plans for critical electrical payload elements and subsystems
• Supporting proposal development activities for objective payload systems
• Coordinating with partners and stakeholders (e.g., subcontractor, customer, SEIT, and multiple M&P and parts organizations) and handling closure of Action Items and Liens
• Managing risk and identifying mitigation plans to meet productivity, quality, cost, schedule, and mission success objectives

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
As a federal contractor Lockheed Martin is required to provide the candidate an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation during the application process.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Lockheed Martin. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree or higher in electrical engineering or related technical discipline; or equivalent experience/combined education
• Experience leading others as a project or team lead in developing optical and/or electrical products through all phases of the life cycle
• Experience in development of analog or digital electronic circuitry
• Experience as a technical product lead of analog and/or digital electronics systems
• U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI /Poly clearance
Desired Skills:
• Current TS/SCI/Poly clearance
• Ability to travel approximately 25%
• Experience in software and electronics (analog, digital, and RF).
• Experience as a Certified Principal Engineer / Product Lead of analog and digital electronics
• Experience working with Subcontractors and sub-tier suppliers
• Familiarity with processes on failure investigation (root cause analysis, Failure Review Boards, etc.)
• Experience assisting with as-built pedigree and quality documentation reviews
• Experience supporting the technical evaluation of design and requirements verification
• Experience in all phases of aerospace electronic component development cycle
• Experience interacting with peers, management and government customers
• Proficient in speaking, messaging, presentations and in written communication skills 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 $106,400 - $177,300 . 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: The work associated with this position will be performed at the designated Lockheed Martin facility. Situational telecommuting may be considered and authorized at the discretion of your leader and based upon the role.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 offSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: TS/SCI w/Poly 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: Electro-Optical Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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