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Applied Research Advanced Technology Development and Capture Lead

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Applied Research Advanced Technology Development and Capture Lead

Orlando, Florida

Job ID: 559376BR Date posted: Jun. 16, 2021 Locations: Orlando, Florida Description:At Lockheed Martin, you’ll have an opportunity to create a better world every day. For most individuals, our work challenges belong merely to headlines and tweets. But our employees routinely experience a broad range of programs and projects, each geared to important human needs. Whatever your assignment, you’ll use your education and experience to take on formidable challenges. Meanwhile, you can rely on the resources of a global technology leader to back the kind of innovation that has characterized our historic breakthroughs.

Lockheed Martin is seeking an Applied Research Advanced Technology Development and Capture Lead.
This position will be responsible for identifying, maturing, capturing, and executing new research and/or product development efforts/contracts in support of the Applied Research (AR) group within MFC – with focus on AR-Orlando. The applicant should be creative, broad-minded, technically diverse, multi-domain expert in research, pursuit, capture, and leading complex and novel technical programs under DARPA and similar Government sponsored agency or Service Labs contracts with TRL levels of 2-5. This role will be in the Applied Research (AR) Line of Business, reporting to the Director of Sensor Systems and Technologies with a dotted line to the Chief Engineer. The AR mission is developing technical advantages, processes, and technology components as discriminators to existing and new products, often disrupting status quo and conventional means. This role will require creating technical vision and rationale for viable pursuits, including understanding technical gaps and ways to close them within limits achievable by an R&D Innovation team within a larger defense corporation structure. The selected candidate will be expected to balance creativity with achievability to provide continual technical influence in strategic investments and research, provide subject matter expertise to capture and tactically execute projects, including active technical support, leadership, review and advisement, and technical risk evaluation. A large component of this role will be establishing and building enduring positive professional technical relationships with researchers and influencers to shape our technology development goals to advance and innovate over state-of-the-art. Domains will often be DoD based with applications to missiles and fire control systems (e.g. Electro-optics, RF, Quantum, Hyperspectral, Materials), but may branch into other areas.

Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.

The Locale: Orlando is a city in the Central Florida area. This region is a great place to live and to raise a family. Central Florida offers lots of attractive residential housing options. The Greater Orlando metropolitan area is the sixth largest metro area in the southeastern United States. The climate here is warm and sunny all year long for the most part. Orlando is home to the University of Central Florida (UCF), Walt Disney World, and SeaWorld. Where can you get to from Orlando? Orlando is about an hour's drive from Cocoa Beach and the "space coast" to include NASA and the Kennedy Space Center. Tampa is about 1 and ¼ hours from Orlando. West Palm Beach is about 2.5 hours to the south and Jacksonville is about 2 hours to the northeast. Atlanta, GA is 6 hours to the northwest.


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Basic Qualifications:
- Experience working closely with DARPA and/or other DoD laboratories and intelligence agencies
- Experience with proposal review and/or preparation for research and development efforts
- Experience managing technical interactions between government SMEs across a broad range of technologies
- Experience with government contracting processes
- Experience interfacing with government SMEs across a broad area of technologies
- Overall engineering experience from program capture, requirements analysis/generation through program execution
- Willingness to collaborate with technical teams to understand the potential offerings and research opportunities
- Ability to secure a DoD security clearance
Desired Skills:
Active Secret Security Clearance 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: MISSILES AND FIRE CONTROLRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Business Development Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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