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Hardware Engineer

Apply Now Job ID: 506040BR Date posted: Oct. 14, 2019 City: Manassas State: Virginia
Description:Opportunity for a candidate experienced in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related disciplines interested in putting their skills to work as a Staff Hardware Engineer. Experience with COTS or custom computer system design/networks is preferred.

Position spans the technology development life-cycle. Candidate will lead a small group of engineers through requirements review, architecture design and documentation, hardware procurement, integration, and test of COTS/custom computing hardware in a military environment. Responsibilities include close involvement with cross-functional teams; design and development of hardware solutions; troubleshooting design issues; test planning/development/execution; and subcontractor oversight. The candidate will apply best practices throughout the product life-cycle to ensure that the hardware solution aligns with dynamic customer requirements. Baseline control and change management are critical.

Candidate will provide oversight of technical, cost, and schedule performance for hardware development efforts within a program. Expected to communicate project status and technical issues. Frequent interaction with Program Management, Chief Engineering Organization, and the Customer.

Occasional travel is expected.

General responsibilities may include:
• Experience in computing systems (Processing, Network, Storage, Display technologies)
• Leadership/Communication/Team Skills
• Adherence to military hardware design processes and specifications
• Ability to manage and prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks

Specific responsibilities include:
• Specification and selection of COTS, ROTS, NDI (Non-Developmental Item) and/or custom components
• Oversee creation of Interconnect Diagrams
• Cable Design for rack/stack system
• Test Procedure development and execution (Factory Acceptance Tests)
• Oversee System Verification and Validation
• Ability to interpret a mechanical drawing
• End-of-life assessments and evaluations
• Participating in Integrated Product Teams, review boards, and customer reviews
• Prepare and present electrical designs as part of customer Preliminary Design Reviews and Critical Design reviews
• Subcontractor oversight
Basic Qualifications:
• Capable of developing an electrical engineering design from concept through implementation and test using COTS and custom components
• Author test procedures used by the Engineering team to test Hardware items
• Familiar with basic software tools including Windows and Linux and able to utilize test software written for hardware test
• Familiar with communications protocols such as USB, ethernet, serial and video
• Day to day ability to lead a small engineering team focused on a hardware product
• Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with the program office, other engineering teams and the customer
• Thorough understanding of COTS and Custom Power Electronics (PDU, UPS, filters, conditioning)
• Ability to obtain/maintain Secret level clearance
• Experience preparing engineering estimates for bidding proposals
• Experience managing projects and engineering teams
• Self-starter
Desired Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Systems Engineering from an accredited college.
• Project Management experience
• Earned Value Management (reporting cost and schedule status)
• Contract experience (work with Contracts team)
• Experience with selection & integration of network servers, switches, memory, power supplies, etc.
• Ability to interpret mechanical and electrical drawings
• System design experience
• CAD design experience
• Defense Industry design experience
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 Professional Business Unit: ESS6500 RMS Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Electrical Engineering Clearance Level: Secret Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: TEMPO: 9X80A - Standard Fri to Fri (Flex & Rigid) Shift: First Apply Now

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