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Systems Engineer Associate

Longmont, Colorado; Sunnyvale, California

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At Lockheed Martin, we apply our passion for purposeful innovation to keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges.

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

Foundational Values: Our culture of performance excellence, ethics, teamwork and inclusion is embedded in everything we do.

Diverse Career Opportunities with Meaningful Work: Grow your career and skills for life. Our technology-driven learning platforms and programs enable your development and agility.

Your Health, Your Wealth, Your Life: Our flexible schedules, competitive pay and comprehensive benefits enable you to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work.

Empowered to Be Your Best: Use your strengths to make a difference in the lives of one another, our customers, our communities and our planet.

Commitment to Sustainability: We foster innovation, integrity and security to preserve the environment, strengthen diverse communities and propel growth.

Here, the possibilities are endless because we offer:

  • Flexible Schedules, dependent on role
  • Levels: Student, Entry, Mid, Senior, Management
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  • Collaborative

    There is no innovation without imagination. You bring new, different and exciting ideas to the table every day. You are committed to the success of your team.

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    The ability to explore and drive new ideas. You think innovatively to come up with creative solutions to complex challenges.

  • Goal-oriented

    From planning and organizing to decision making, goal orientation produces impactful results. You set goals and strive to make things happen quickly and efficiently.

  • Proactive

    The ability to anticipate, plan and prepare for what lies ahead. You act rather than react to potential situations.

  • Problem Solver

    You work to tackle tough problems with complex solutions.

  • Strategic

    You observe, reflect and analyze processes to make more informed decisions.

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“Before I came to Lockheed Martin, I never thought I’d get these opportunities. The benefits available and the company’s value culture make it an incredibly supportive place to work, and I’m grateful to work somewhere that wants me to succeed. I hope to have a long career here making an impact, and I know I’ll be supported in doing that every step of the way.”

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Systems Engineer Associate

Longmont, Colorado; Sunnyvale, California

Job ID: 579587BR Date posted: Dec. 14, 2021 Locations: Longmont, Colorado; Sunnyvale, CaliforniaProgram: SBIRS 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:Curious where the nation is going with Overhead Persistent Infrared?

Join Lockheed Martin's team that crafts and builds the current and future generation of space systems that creatively combines satellite technology, sophisticated sensors, and data processing to provide crucial global infrared data 24/7. This mission advises Presidential decisions and defends the US and its allies in a rapidly evolving environment. Help us advance our OPIR designs and deliver survivable satellites with nuclear-hardened electronics, sophisticated communications, resiliency and cyber security. OPIR is a mission area where you can make big things happen and solve some of the country’s hardest problems. Come join a team that has a vision for the future of space and knows what it takes to get there.

Learn more about SBIRS.

The Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Mission Analysis and Simulations (MAS) team is seeking a junior engineer to build simulated scenarios to test mission performance and support Operational Acceptance of the system. This team is critical to the performance of the SBIRS system and work here will have visibility to senior leadership.

In this role you will have the opportunity to learn more about and have hands on experience with:

• Developing analysis tools to support system analysis and mission planning
• Exercise and evaluate system simulations developed both in-house and by external suppliers
• Develop high quality data products to simulate on-orbit data for ingestion by a ground system
• Create tools to validate simulator output and configure for end users
• Define and optimize processes and tool chains to maximize the effectivity of the scenario development team

This role may also interface with counterparts at our research laboratory in Palo Alto to work on physics models to support simulations and performance predictions.

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:
• Degree in Engineering or Science, or relevant field OR equivalent experience/combined education
• Familiarity with Matlab or Python
• Strong writing abilities
• U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance (Clearance Not Required Prior to Hire)
Desired Skills:
• C++ or Java Programming
• Python Programming
• System Tool Kit
• Orbital Mechanics
• Data Analysis
• Infrared sensor system design and analysis
• Current TS/SCI security 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.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 $52,400 - $87,400 . 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: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.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: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per weekSecurity 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: Systems Engineering: Models and Simulations Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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