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Skunk Works Software Engineer (Level 3)

Palmdale, California

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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.

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Here, the possibilities are endless because we offer:

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    You work to tackle tough problems with complex solutions.

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    You observe, reflect and analyze processes to make more informed decisions.

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Skunk Works Software Engineer (Level 3)

Palmdale, California

Job ID: 627325BR Date posted: Jan. 24, 2023 Locations: Palmdale, California
Description:The Skunk Works is looking for a skilled engineer with experience in the software development environment for large teams.

The successful candidate will be capable of utilizing Model Based Systems Engineering tools and have experience building real-time, embedded avionics/vehicle management systems. The ideal candidate should be proficient with developing safety-critical components using C and/or C++ in a Real-Time Operating System (RTOS), writing automated unit tests, and have experience integrating software components in a System Integration Lab (SIL).
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree or above from an accredited college in a STEM discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education.
• Experience with programming software languages such as C, C++ or a related language

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access and a minimum Secret clearance updated within the last 5 years to be considered.
Desired Skills:
Demonstrated experience with the following:
• Development of real-time systems or use of real-time operating systems (RTOS), such as Wind River VxWorks or Green Hills Integrity
• Experience with Requirements Development and Model Based Systems Engineering tools such as Rhapsody or MagicDraw/Cameo
• Experience with Matlab Simulink or similar modeling tools.
• Object Oriented programming and design
• Experience with MIL-HDBK-516C and the airworthiness process
• The software development process in a team environment (peer reviews, unit testing, configuration management, defect tracking)
• Integrating hardware and software
• Experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

Must also demonstrate the following:
• Ability to build and maintain relationships, collaborate with others, engage in constructive conflict, and manage interpersonal dynamics
• Strong decision making and judgment
• Oral and written communication skills
• Basic financial and business acumen
• Demonstrated experience and ability to deliver results for the business in partnership with program managers and other functional disciplines/organizations as needed
• Demonstrated experience using standard office software tools/solutions e.g., Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project)
• Ability to travel 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. "Pay Rate:
The annual base salary range for this position in California or New York City is $95,900 - $180,800 . Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/ training, key skills as well as market and business considerations when extending an offer.

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.

This position is incentive plan eligible."
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: PossibleCareer Area: Software Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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