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Spacecraft Responsible Systems Engineer (RSE)

Littleton, Colorado

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Spacecraft Responsible Systems Engineer (RSE)

Littleton, Colorado

Job ID: 613355BR Date posted: Sep. 19, 2022 Locations: Littleton, ColoradoProgram: MSP 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-19 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 are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
Description: Military Support Programs (MSP) -the epitome of Critical Missions

Come join Lockheed Martin's Military Support Program team. We excel at providing national capabilities that help maintain a technical advantage over our adversaries. Our MSP team has a long and proud history supporting missions in National Security Space. We are passionate about space, our customers, our company, and our team. One day the world may hear the full story of your MSP achievements, they may discover the critical role you’ve played to defeat the enemies of freedom. Join us and see what the passion is all about!

Lockheed Martin is looking for an innovative Spacecraft RSE to join the MSP team in Denver, Colorado.

The MSP Spacecraft Responsible Systems Engineer (SC RSE) plays a vital role in end-to-end program execution by guiding the technical development of the spacecraft through all programmatic phases from initial design formulation, design maturation, production/manufacturing, system level integration & test, and deployment into flight operations. The RSE has a strong understanding of all spacecraft subsystems, the internal/external interfaces, and how the entire system functions within a complex System-of-Systems operation to accomplish its mission. You will be leading an integrated team of RSEs, CPEs, and Systems Integrators through test execution, requirements verification, and certification activities in support of completing key program milestones within budget and schedule, and delivering a certified system to meet customer needs.

A successful spacecraft RSE seeks to move the design/build/test of the spacecraft forward within the framework of the overall program, while demonstrating the ability to manage priorities and make proper risk-based decisions related to spacecraft build/performance within the program’s cost and schedule constraints. As such, the spacecraft RSE provides the senior technical leadership on the program and is the primary interface between the technical team and program executive leadership.

Some specific job responsibilities of the spacecraft RSE are:
• Balance and assess the test program and requirements to meet mission needs
• Establish and enforce the standard for anomaly investigations
• Ensure adequate peer reviews and trade study rigor to confirm all engineering changes are complete prior to implementation
• Ensure leadership (Chief Engineer, Program Management, Customer Counterparts) are informed & engaged in decisions which impact contractual performance
• Ensure technical risks are adequately represented

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

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.
Basic Qualifications:
• Experience with space flight hardware and/or software from component specification and development through system integration and test
• System integration and test experience with one or more space subsystems (e.g., Electrical Power, Mechanical Structures, Mechanisms, Avionics, RF, Communication, etc.)
• Technical leadership of small teams or projects
• Bachelors Degree (BS) in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering or related engineering discipline
• Active Top Secret or Q security clearance required prior to start with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.
Desired Skills:
• Knowledge and application of Systems Engineering processes and functions
• Prior experience with satellite systems design, development, integration, test
• Experience with systems architecture design of spacecraft, payload, and ground systems
• Experience in the production phase of a contract
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment
• Active TS/SCI security clearance 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 $122,900 - $204,800 . 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 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: Systems Engineering: System of Systems Integration Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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