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Staff Electro-Optical Engineer, Laser Electronics

Louisville, Colorado; Sunnyvale, California

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Staff Electro-Optical Engineer, Laser Electronics

Louisville, Colorado; Sunnyvale, California

Job ID: 561873BR Date posted: Jul. 16, 2021 Locations: Louisville, Colorado; Sunnyvale, CaliforniaProgram: IRAD Description:At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our outstanding people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the world’s hardest engineering problems. 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 a Staff Electro-Optical Engineer!

The Optical Payload Center of Excellence (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.

Responsibilities include:
Performing as a Certified Principal Engineer/Lead familiar with the design and development of full electronics chassis to lead the chassis level development of a new design effort.
• Experience with early design cycle activities such as requirements development, circuit design/analysis and board layout
• Experience with electronic design of analog, high-speed digital and mixed-signal circuits
• Experience with FPGA hardware interfacing
• Experience with design, integration, test and/or operations at system and subsystem levels for high reliability hardware
• Familiarity with design of electronics for space environments such as best design practices and parts selection
• Past work experience involving laser systems and/or other opto-electronic systems
• Experience in a technical leadership role, driving issues/challenges to closure through interaction with stakeholders and teammates
• Experience organizing tasks and driving to scheduled technical milestones
• Leadership of cross-functional development teams, coordinating with partners (e.g. subcontractor, customer, SEIT, and parts organizations)
• Ownership of optical payload electronics documentation (design, analysis, and interface definitions)
• Creation of technology maturation and risk reduction plans for critical electrical payload elements and subsystems
• Supporting proposal development activities for objective payload systems
• Coordinating with partners and stakeholders (e.g., subcontractor, customer, SEIT, and multiple M&P and parts organizations) and handling closure of Action Items and Liens
• Managing risk and identifying mitigation plans to meet productivity, quality, cost, schedule, and mission success objectives

As a federal contractor Lockheed Martin is required to provide the candidate an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation during the application process.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Lockheed Martin. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree or higher in electrical engineering or related technical discipline; or equivalent experience/combined education
• Experience leading others as a project or team lead in developing optical and/or electrical products through all phases of the life cycle
• Experience in development of analog or digital electronic circuitry
• Experience as a technical product lead of analog and/or digital electronics systems
• US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a government clearance
Desired Skills:
• Early design cycle development experience.
• Experience with Active EO, Laser systems and/or other opto-electronic systems.
• FPGA hardware interfacing experience.
• Experience as a Certified Principal Engineer / Product Lead of analog and digital electronics
• Experience workingwith Subcontractors and sub-tier suppliers
• Familiarity with design of electronics for space environments.
• Proficient in presentations and in written communication skills 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: 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: 9x80 every other Friday offSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Top Secret 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: Electro-Optical Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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