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Associate Software Engineer/Tool Developer

Mount Laurel, New Jersey

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Associate Software Engineer/Tool Developer

Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Job ID: 553773BR Date posted: Apr. 07, 2021 Locations: Mount Laurel, New Jersey Description:At Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee. Lockheed Martin values your skills, training and education. Come and experience your future!

The Associate Member of Engineering Staff (AMES) /Tool Developer/Maintainer will perform software engineering development tasks including requirements analysis, design, implementation, and test/verification for assigned tools/applications. May be assigned to perform other software engineering development or support tasks as necessary to support the team workload.

Candidate must be able to come onsite as required to work on classified systems or other tool tasks requiring to be on site. Note: the RMS Telework definition for this employee category is telework fulltime i.e., coming in as required and is not at least one day per week.

Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance at the SECRET level. US Citizenship is a requirement for consideration.
Basic Qualifications:
BS degree in Computer Science, or Computer/Software Engineering or equivalent. Professional level experience in JAVA required.

Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance at the SECRET level. US Citizenship is a requirement for consideration.
Desired Skills:
Experience with Web Application frameworks/languages/servers is a plus (Tomcat, HTML/JSON/JS/JSP/CSS, JERSEY/REST).

Capable of working in a fast paced environment, supporting multiple projects and tool products.

Experience in software engineering processes and tool/application development/maintenance with particular emphasis on baselining requirements, design implementation and verification.

Experience in Agile/team work environment. Proficient with Atlassian tools set (JIRA, Fisheye, Crucible, Git, etc.).

Experience in process and workflow automation.
Knowledge of Unix and Windows operating environments with proficiency in Java, C, C++ and next generation computer coding languages, and database structures and queries (e.g., MySQL).

Demonstrated interest and ability to learn new software development tools and technologies and successfully leverage those to successfully complete assigned project in a timely manner.

Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.

Ability to effectively work in a team environment and to work independently, cooperatively and collaboratively with peers and seniors.

Strong desire to learn and keep up with technology.

Process discipline with strong focus on developing and producing high quality products.

Customer service oriented to ensure the products satisfy customer requirements and expectations.

Ability to effectively work in a virtual team environment.

Strong process focus with ability to recognize, communicate and implement opportunities for improvement or process automation. 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: Candidate must be able to come onsite as required to work on classified systems or other tool tasks requiring to be on site. Note: the RMS Telework definition for this employee category is telework fulltime i.e., coming in as required and is not at least one day per week.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: Software Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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