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RF Engineering Manager

Littleton, Colorado

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Here at Lockheed Martin, our RF Engineers work on a variety of advanced RF applications – those used on the earth, below the earth and above the earth. These range from the world's most advanced fighter aircraft to precision engagement aerospace and defense systems to surface, air and undersea applications to cutting edge space systems. This work encompasses one or more of the following broad RF disciplines: RF Design, RF Systems, Antenna Design, Radar Systems Engineering, RF Signal Processing, MMW/Microwave Design, MMIC Design, Radar Cross-Section Analysis (RCS), Low Observables/Stealth and Electromagnetic Capability/Electromagnetic Interference (EMC/EMI).

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Here, the possibilities are endless because we offer:

  • Full Time
  • Level: Entry, Mid, Senior
  • Travel: Minimal, dependent on role

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Qualifications

What does a successful RF Engineering employee at Lockheed Martin look like?
Check out the info below to see if you have what it takes.

  • Collaborative

    There is no innovation without imagination. You bring new, different and exciting ideas to the table every day.

  • Imaginative

    From aerospace to outer space to cyber space, you can solve the world's most complex challenges for our customers.

  • Results-driven

    You are a great decision maker who strives to make things happen quickly and efficiently.

  • Team Player

    You embrace collaboration and are committed to the success of your team.

  • Technologically Savvy

    Whatever you know today could be different tomorrow as technology is constantly changing. Strong technical skills and intellectual depth with a willingness to continually learn from others are important traits.

  • Problem-solver

    Working in the RF Engineering space means working together to tackle tough problems with complex solutions.

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Quote

“The RF field is very broad. For example, I work with spacecraft antennas, but I have colleagues that work with missiles and aircraft sensor systems. At any given time, my team is working on 10 or more projects, ranging from antennas that support weather forecasting to connecting warfighters across the globe.”

Shane L., RF Engineering Sr. Manager

Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Medical, Dental and Vision coverage is available for employees who opt-in.

  • 401(k)/Retirement Plans

    Our 401(k) plan features generous matching and company contributions.

  • Professional Development

    We support our employees through mentoring, internal & external educational programs, networking, skills enhancement and career-building programs.

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

    Our generous parental leave policies support your journey into parenthood. When you return to work, our facilities offer mother's rooms to support your transition and work/life balance.

  • Paid Time Off

    We offer PTO, paid holidays and paid time off for jury duty and military obligations.

  • Flex-time

    Depending on the position, we offer a flexible work schedule.

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RF Engineering Manager

Littleton, Colorado

Job ID: 597540BR Date posted: May. 26, 2022 Locations: Littleton, ColoradoProgram: Military Support Programs 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.
Description:Lockheed Martin Space invites you to join the dynamic world of RF Engineering where you will be challenged to deliver advance RF Payloads to our Military Support Programs (MSP). The Payloads Radio Frequency (RF) Products Manager on MSP is responsible for development, fabrication, assembly, test and delivery of complex RF products including receivers, converters, amplifiers, and antennas. This position leads a technical staff of Payload Certified Principal Engineers (CPE) for both Lockheed Martin built and subcontractor supplied RF hardware. The selected leader will oversee the preparation and maintenance of specifications, analysis, and test methods associated with the Payload products and ensure verification of performance requirements. Position is responsible for leading or overseeing trade studies and will ensure all technical and programmatic impacts are considered. Coordination across all program Engineering and Manufacturing organizations will be required to ensure the Payloads organization meets the mission needs.

The Engineering Manager is responsible for building the talent pipeline; hiring, managing, and training RF Engineering resources. Additional responsibilities include evaluating engineering personnel for performance reviews, promotions, merits and recognitions. The Engineering Manager will ensure Lockheed Martin Space standard processes and tools, best practices, and training are available and properly implemented on the program. The Candidate must embrace and use Lockheed Martin’s Full Spectrum Leadership tenets in accomplishing their objectives.

The position may require occasional travel to customer and subcontractor facilities as well as other LM facilities.
Basic Qualifications:
*Experience in leading a team (either as an L-coded manager or as technical lead)

*Demonstrated communication skills with the ability to articulate complex technical and programmatic issues to subordinates, peers, management and customers.

*Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities in a highly dynamic, high tempo environment.

*Demonstrated commitment to the development of others

*Experience interfacing with customer representatives and higher level leadership

*Familiar with earned value management systems

*Degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, or similar discipline

*Active DoD Top Secret w/ ability to obtain SCI Clearance
Desired Skills:
*5+ years direct experience leading multifaceted engineering teams

*Demonstrated technical depth in RF hardware, Antennas, RF electronics, or related Electrical Engineering discipline

*Experience as Certified Principal Engineer (CPE) or industry equivalent

*Experience as Control Account Manager (CAM) or industry equivalent

*Knowledge and experience in adjacent technical disciplines (electrical systems, mechanical engineering, flight sciences)

*Experience in Risk and Opportunity Management

*Demonstrated ability to build, maintain and coach a team, which includes the execution and evolution of a business rhythm that effectively communicates and achieves program objectives and priorities.

*Experience leading rigorous failure analysis via formal failure review boards Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: TS/SCI 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 $134,000 - $223,400 . 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: RF Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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