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Payload Portfolio Architect

Apply Now Job ID: 531800BR Date posted: Jul. 09, 2020 City: LittletonState: Colorado Program: SPCPP
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our standout skills, talents and experiences to design and build solutions to some of the world’s hardest engineering problems. Do you want to be part of a culture that inspires employees to envision the impossible, perform with excellence and build incredible products? We provide the resources, encouragement and focus—if you have the passion and courage to dream big, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Payload Portfolio Architect for hosted space security payloads that support Space Situational Awareness (SSA), Space Control, Resilience and/or Protection mission sets within a Space Battle Management, Command, Control & Communications (BMC3) framework. Supports threat analysis and solution identification for National Security Space Systems and the development, integration and demonstration of key technical discriminators, including advanced counter-threat capabilities and payloads within the Military Space Line of Business.

The Payload Portfolio Architect is responsible for leading a matrixed, cross-functional team in all phases of mission, threat, resilience and protection analysis, roadmap development aligning counter-threat technology development, demonstration and transition to IRAD and/or CRAD studies/projects, competitive offer development and transition to flight programs, customer shaping, and business pipeline. The Payload Portfolio Architect establishes design concepts, manufacturability, mission assurance criteria and engineering standards for space security payload research, development, integration and test.

The Payload Portfolio Architect serves as the primary Customer contact for the payload portfolio. Skills include TS/SCI security clearance, DoD, Intel Community (IC), Matlab, systems engineering, architect, space systems, project management, EVM, CONOPs, agile.

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

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
Basic Qualifications:
• Active TS/SCI security clearance
• DOD or Intel Community (IC) experience
• Experience in developing space systems
• Effective communication with senior leadership among internal, customer, and wider stakeholder audiences
• Project management experience and the ability to transition technology and research breakthroughs into systems or products
• Bachelor's degree in relevant engineering field (i.e., Aerospace, Astronautical, Computer, Electrical, and/or Mechanical Engineering)
Desired Skills:
• 12 - 20 years of related work experience
• Systems Engineering, with emphasis on the development of system architecture, CONOPs, requirements, key metrics, program schedules and cost estimates
• Earned Value Management (EVM), Agile Systems Engineering and/or Software Development processes
• Leading teams in the identification of technology gaps, translating them into requirements, developing associated technology roadmaps and investment plans and overseeing their implementation to effectively address emerging threats while increasing mission solution affordability
• Master's degree in a relevant engineering field
Other Important Information You Should Know 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: Systems Engineering: System ArchitectureType: Full-TimeVirtual Location: no Shift: First Apply Now

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