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Scientific Software Developer Staff

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Scientific Software Developer Staff

Palmdale, California

Job ID: 593733BR Date posted: Jun. 14, 2022 Locations: Palmdale, California COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
Description:The NextGen MM3D development team needs a mid-career Computational Electromagnetics (CEM) software developer. This new hire to the team will fill a capability vacancy and provide critical help in:
(1) CEM algorithm research and development;
(2) implementation and integration of CEM algorithms in established code base;
(3) testing and benchmarking of new code components and algorithms;
(4) software documentation and training; and
(5) deploying, tuning, and performance optimization of complex software to standard engineering workstations and high-performance computing environments.
Lockheed Martin is seeking a motivated Senior Computational Electromagnetics (CEM) Software Developer for a position with the Palmdale Advanced Development Programs CEM Codes and Tools team. The developer will help engineer high-quality state-of-the-art electromagnetic solvers and contribute to all phases of the development process, including the design, test, release, deployment, and maintenance of CEM codes and tools.

This role requires that the software developer interface with other junior and senior software developers, CEM codes and tools users, Information Technology (IT) and computer administrators (Admins), and management and leadership personnel.

The ideal candidate must work well in a team environment, have excellent writing and presentation skills, have effective interpersonal skills, and be able to work effectively under a deadline. The candidate is expected to quickly come up to speed with the tools and practices of the CEM Codes and Tools team, work scope, technical requirements, risks, and delivery milestone schedules. The software developer’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Research and evaluate current, evolving and new CEM algorithms
• Design and implement parallel and scalable software programs that take advantage of High Performance Computing (HPC) environments
• Establish software test requirements, write test documentation, and identify root causes of software failures and associated corrective actions
• Perform new CEM code testing
• Perform numerical and physical benchmarking of new code components and algorithms
• Write and review software documentation, training tools, and technical information related to development activities
• Deploy, tune and optimize complex software to standard engineering workstations and HPC environments

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree (with 9+ years’ experience) / Master’s degree (with 7+ years’ experience) / PhD degree (with 5+ years’ experience) in Computational Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Physics
• 1-2 years of experience in software development as part of a small development team
• Strong background in Computational Electromagnetics (as a developer)
• Strong background in linear algebra
• Background in Radar Cross Section (RCS), or understanding of electromagnetic scattering from complex targets
• Experience with MPI and OpenMP parallel programming
Desired Skills:
• Proficiency with scientific computing programming languages, particularly Modern Fortran, C, and/or C++
• Experience with scripting languages (e.g., Python, bash)
• Experience developing software in Linux environments
• Strong communication skills, a results-oriented team player, creative thinker and problem-solver
• Follows all ethical standards of the Lockheed Martin Corporation.
• Superior skills and excellent attention to detail
• Good organization skills to balance and prioritize work, and ability to multitask
• Familiarity with HPC environments, supercomputing, and related technologies
• Experience with a variety of software build/install tools (e.g., CMake, Makefile, etc.)
• Experience with the Git version-control system
• Familiarity with Agile Development Processes
• Familiarity with coding standards, unit testing and configuration management
• Strong ability to analyze, debug and maintain the integrity of an existing and evolving code base Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Top Secret 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. 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: AERONAUTICS COMPANYRelocation Available: YesCareer Area: Software Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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