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Senior Staff Electro-Optical Systems Engineer

Littleton, Colorado

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Senior Staff Electro-Optical Systems Engineer

Littleton, Colorado

Job ID: 554592BR Date posted: Apr. 16, 2021 Locations: Littleton, ColoradoProgram: Milspace-SPP Description: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) for space applications as an Electro-Optical Systems Engineer!

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, into one fast-acting, collaborative group.

As an Electro-Optical Systems Engineer, you will:
• Establish system architecture and CONOPS, perform system level design and decomposition into requirements
• Perform system analysis and interface definition and management/ execution
• Participate in studies and system trades for enhanced capabilities
• Perform systems/hardware integration, test planning and execution
• Participate in and coordinate design reviews and technical product reviews
• Participate in failure investigations and anomaly resolution boards
• Develop, manage, and verify Electronics products and OPCoE Electronics
• Perform system and subsystem level CONOPS, analyses, and interface definitions.
• Support spacecraft integration within Military Space coordinating across multiple disciplines to ensure Requirements Verification, Test Flow, Test Readiness and Resources are properly allocated to the Integration and test program
• Hands on support to integration program ensuring issues are properly identified and resolved
• Work with Certified Principal Engineers (CPEs), Responsible System Engineers (RSEs), designers, and ATLO to ensure smooth integration at the system level
• Provide independent review and coordination to ensure flight system designs are compatible
• Participate in design maturity reviews

You would typically have a Bachelors degree and 14-20 years of professional experience, a Masters and 12-18 years, or 9-15 years with a related PhD.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters an inclusive work environment that encourages 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

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:
• Knowledge of one or more systems integration functions including:
(1) system trade studies and/or system modeling
(2) requirements and interface development
(3) system integration, test and/or verification
(4) test planning and execution with an understanding of all the interdependencies
• Knowledge of the systems engineering process including trade studies, design reviews and system verification
• Current Top Secret clearance or equivalent
Desired Skills:
• 5 or more years with spacecraft architecture design, development, integration, test, with knowledge of space, missile and launch systems at the component through system level
• System design and test experience with one or more subsystems or disciplines outside of Systems Engineering (e.g., Electrical, Mechanical, Propulsion, Optics, Software, etc.)
• Ability to absorb extensive technical detail and logically formulate solutions for execution on an inflexible schedule, often requiring integration of conflicting and, at times, incomplete data
• Experience ensuring the physical and functional compatibility of hardware/software products throughout the full lifecycle of the program
• Ability to interact with hardware and software developers to ensure mission requirements are satisfied
• Strong presentation skills and capable of briefing audiences of varying technical knowledge
• Ability to operate in a dynamic environment and take on numerous roles as part of the daily program operations
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong social skills, and ability to build consensus among peers while building solid relationships with team members
• Demonstrated behaviors of a systems thinker with the ability to select and apply appropriate systems thinking skills to solve problems and implement constructive change
• Active TS/SCI or DOE-Q clearance 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: 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: YesCareer Area: Systems Engineering: Design and Verification Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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