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Systems Engineer (Level 2)

NAS Pax River, Maryland

NAS Pax River, Maryland

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Job ID: 665297BR Date posted: Apr. 18, 2024
Description:We are Lockheed Martin

At Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, we're taking
innovation to the next level. From designing the
most advanced air vehicle to designing aircraft
that defies gravity, our engineers live on the
cutting edge of technology. Never have the
opportunities for a technical career been so

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, home of
the world-renowned Skunk Works®, turns
visionary aircraft into reality and is known for
building the finest military aircraft in the world.
This recognition is continually earned through
our commitment to relentless research and
development of high-performance aircraft,
continuously seeking innovative, low-cost design
and manufacturing strategies, and delivering
operational readiness for our customers'
missions to ensure continued relevancy for the
life cycle of our products.

The Skunk Works (Lockheed Martin Advanced
Development Program) is looking for world class
part of a team that will carry on our tradition
making history in advanced aircraft

As a System Field Engineer you will provide
technical services and guidance on installation, upgrades, maintenance, configuration management and mission operations of
Unmanned Air System (UAS) Ground Control Stations (GCS). Provide expertise for resolving technical problems, troubleshoots products and modifies them to customer requirements. Provides training to customers. The candidate will be an integral member of a technical team responsible for overseeing a complex mission system during operations and will be able to confer with a broader engineering team regarding anomalies in system operation.

As part of the team, the selected candidate will
help design, develop, integrate and test a variety
of mission system equipment onto airborne
platforms. The candidate will be expected to
performs hands-on activities by building and
installing electrical and mechanical components
including cable assemblies, computer systems
and voice/data communication devices. The
candidate will organize and manage multiple
prototype development areas. The candidate will
use special test equipment for verification of
system functionality.

Actively contribute in the team developing
several systems including System Integration
Labs, Deployable Shelters, and Fixed Facilities in
support of various projects. Work effectively with
members for the Hardware Engineering,
Platform Engineering, Software Engineering, and
Integration/Test teams to develop a flexible test
facility capable of supporting both development
and test efforts. leading maintenance, upgrade,
and build-up efforts on legacy and new systems,
on or ahead of schedule, within proposed
budgets. Support the Hardware Engineering
Lead when on travel, ensuring local efforts stay
coordinated and problems get resolved as they
arise. Actively contribute as part the Hardware
Engineering team, developing systems including
System Integration Labs (SILs), Deployable
Systems, and Fixed Facility systems across
several projects.

A level 2 employee Typically has 2 - 5 years of professional experience

What’s In It For You
Our employees play an active role in
strengthening the quality of life where we live
and work by volunteering more than 850,000
hours annually. Here are some of the benefits
you can enjoy:
• Medical
• Dental
• 401k
• Paid time off
• Work/life balance
• Career development
• Mentorship opportunities
• Rewards & recognition

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in STEM or related field OR applicable system admin/IT experience from desired skills below in lieu of the degree.

• Security+ Certification

• DoD Top Secret clearance required
Desired Skills:
UAV technology experience

• Network administration and computer system administration with experience troubleshooting networks and computers

• Quality Assurance experience

• Team leadership

• Technical report writing

• Logistics support experience

• Network installation

• Linux/Unix admin

•Flight test experience

Must be willing to travel, work any shift weekends holidays to meet customer requirements
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Top Secret with Investigation or CV date within 5 years
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: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.
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 week
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.
The application window will close in 90 days; applicants are encouraged to apply within 5 - 30 days of the requisition posting date in order to receive optimal consideration.
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
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Systems Engineering: Assembly/Integration and Test
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First
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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
  • Locations: Nationwide & OCONUS Positions

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See what it takes to be a successful Lockheed Martin employee.

  • 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.

  • Curious

    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.”

Ryan J., Enterprise Operations


  • Healthcare

    Medical, Dental and Vision coverage is available for employees who opt-in.

  • 401(k)/Retirement Plans

    Our 401(k) plan features generous matching and company contributions.

  • Professional Development

    We support our employees through mentoring, internal & external educational programs, networking, skills enhancement and career-building programs.

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

    Our generous parental leave policies support your journey into parenthood. When you return to work, our facilities offer mother's rooms to support your transition and work/life balance.

  • Paid Time Off

    We offer PTO, paid holidays and paid time off for jury duty and military obligations.

  • Flex-time

    Depending on the position, we offer flexible work schedules.

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