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Optical Payloads - Signal/Image Processor Engineer

Littleton, Colorado; Sunnyvale, California

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Optical Payloads - Signal/Image Processor Engineer

Littleton, Colorado; Sunnyvale, California

Job ID: 572043BR Date posted: Oct. 05, 2021 Locations: Littleton, Colorado; Sunnyvale, CaliforniaProgram: MPVUE 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.

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 who are unvaccinated will be required to adhere to onsite safety protocols.
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At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing team members are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Are you passionate about state-of-the-art technology in space exploration? Do you like seeing your work applied to real life applications that travel to space? Then you should join Lockheed Martin Space’s Optical Payload Center of Excellence (OPCoE) to support electronic hardware development for space applications as a Signal/Image Processing Engineer.

As a Signal/Image Processing Engineer with the Optical payload Center of Excellence (OPCoE), your responsibilities will include:
• Development of robotics vision algorithms, software architecture, and computer vision software for embedded software applications.
• Working with a small team in the development and testing of computer vision software within simulation environments, to include a physical 12-dof lab.
• Development of virtual testing using simulated imagery.
• Working with a small team that develops software algorithms that execute on embedded Power Architectures in a fast-paced environment that employs Agile methodologies.

The Optical Payload Center of Excellence (OPCoE) enables new frontiers in visible-light and infrared systems, missile defense, space exploration and much more. Our members integrate authorities across the nation, within Lockheed Martin, our industry partners and leading research universities, in to one fast-acting collaborative group.

We are looking for a strong background in computer science and software engineering. You should demonstrate effective verbal communication, commitment to collaborative technology development, develop concise and professional technical presentations, and deliver briefings to peers, leadership, and US Government customers. You should be able to work in a classified environment.

Ideally, you will have a background in software or computer science and possess degree from an accredited program in a related discipline, such as Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or another related field. You should be familiar with:
• Computer vision.
• Embedded software architectures, and C++ development.
• MATLAB, Wind River WorkBench IDE, C++, and Wind River VxWorks 6.x RTOS.

You would typically have a Bachelors degree and 9-15 years of professional experience, a Masters and 7-13 years, or a PhD and 4+ years.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters an inclusive work environment that encourages differences and big-picture thinking.

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 competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Basic Qualifications:
• Experience in algorithm science, research, and development
• Experience developing and implementing in MATLAB, C++, Python, or related
• Current Top Secret clearance (or higher), or equivalent
Desired Skills:
• 5-10 years experience working on the definition, development of solutions for, and verification of requirements on a large complex multi-organization system project
• Solid and robust communication skills
• Excellent documentation skills in relation to planning, scheduling, analysis, and trades
• Prior leadership experience, either as a formal or informal leader
• Experience with requirement decomposition
• Ability/willingness to answer questions from team members and mentor junior engineers as needed
• Relevant MPVUE technical experience and background
• Strong skills in PowerPoint, Excel, and/or PDFs 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 $110,900 - $184,800 . 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 offSecurity 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: SPACERelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Electro-Optical Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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