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Staff Systems Engineer

Manassas, Virginia

Job ID: 562229BR Date posted: Jul. 21, 2021 Locations: Manassas, VirginiaProgram: Taiwan LEP/IDS Description:Does the thought of creating state-of-the-art solutions for innovative products excite you? Come join the Undersea and Anti-Submarine Warfare (USW) division within Rotary & Mission Systems (RMS) at Lockheed Martin. Our amazing team is on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our unique skills, talents, and experiences to design and build solutions to some of the world’s hardest engineering problems. Do you want to be part of a culture that inspires employees to envision the impossible, perform with excellence and build incredible products? We provide the resources, inspiration, and focus.

The USW family of programs supports the C6ISR Business Area (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance). The USW programs develop highly innovative systems. These systems demand development of advanced software solutions as well as integration of commercial off the shelf (COTS) hardware interfacing to complex systems.

This Systems Engineer Staff will be part of a highly skilled and diverse team for the Taiwan LEP (Life Extension Program) / IDS (Indigenous Submarine Program) programs at our Manassas, Virginia location. This individual will be responsible developing innovative solutions to address a variety of systems engineering tasks for submarine combat systems including specification development, interface definition, design tasks, and integration.

This Systems Engineer Staff must be able to effectively communicate and interface across the team to address matters that affect execution or performance of the project and provide regular progress status and participate in required program planning.

This Systems Engineer Staff must also participate in the full System Engineering life cycle, including system, software, and hardware requirements development, hardware stand-up, system integration, test definition, test planning, system certification and sell-off, and system delivery and production support.

Must be able to obtain an interim secret clearance prior to start.
Basic Qualifications:
• Previous System Engineering Integration and Test (SEIT) experience with submarine / ship combat, SONAR, weapons systems, or equivalent
• Signal processing design and verification experience
• Previous requirements, architecture, or analysis experience
• Experience briefing / teaching technical information to internal and external customers
• Knowledgeable in software programming or scripting languages (e.g. C++, Java, Python, Bash, etc.)
• Demonstrated experience across Systems Engineering Integration and Test program life cycle
• Demonstrated strong leadership, administrative, and interpersonal skills
Desired Skills:
• Demonstrated skills in coordinating with Navy customers, Program Office, and industry partners
• IPT lead / CAM / Team leadership
• Sonar Experience
• Model Based System Design, Test Automation, and Agile development experience
• Experience working with a virtual team
• Application of the overall Systems Engineering process
• Experience with requirements tracking tools
• Knowledgeable in operating system and networking concepts
• Language Chinese Mandarin

Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 9 years of professional experience; or 7 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. 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: 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: 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: RMSRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Systems Engineering: Design and Verification Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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