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Staff Systems Engineer/ Product Team Lead

Schriever AFB, Colorado

Schriever AFB, Colorado

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Job ID: 666576BR Date posted: May. 15, 2024 Program: C2BMC
What We’re Doing
Our Team, the Command and Control, Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC) Global team, is engineering, developing and integrating new capability for the Missile Defense System that currently protects the United States and its allies. The team, as a whole, is very large but is broken down into many smaller agile teams that work together in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Our team is also, responsible for tasks such as Sensor/Weapon Integration, Algorithm Development, User Interface Development, Automated Testing, Cyber Security and enhancing other critical, leading-edge missile defense technologies.

The Work
In this incredibly important role you will be:
- developing emulators, integrating 3rd party simulators, developing scenarios, and anchoring models and system behaviors
- expected to occasionally contribute technical expertise in support of the co-located Experimentation Lab (X-Lab)
- supporting a broad range of topics, with increasing scope and complexity as assigned
- Working closely with C2BMC-G and X-Lab agile teams to understand concepts, algorithms, and logging in order to prototype Modeling and Simulation Tools and generate scenario datasets
- Developing unit tests, preferably as Cucumber scenarios, in order to support the transition and development of MATLAB reference implementations in Java
- Frequently interface externally with Federally Funded Research and Development Contracts (FFRDCs) and government customer contacts

Please Note
• This position requires a government security clearance; you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
• This position will involve around less than 10% travel to our customer sites throughout the U.S.
Basic Qualifications:
- Active DoD Secret Clearance required at start
- Strong math and physics, including probability and statistics, linear algebra, and calculus
- Must have ability to use MATLAB or similar languages (Python, Perl, Bash, Mathematica, JavaScript, etc.) to perform prototyping, data visualization, scripting, parsing, and functional programming
- Developing and working with mathematical models
- Algorithm engineering to solve computer algorithm problems, including design, analysis, implementation, optimization, profiling, and experimental evaluation
- Systems engineering and software engineering processes and principles
Desired Skills:
- Active Top Secret/ SCI security clearance is strongly desired
- Strong analytical skill including Monte Carlo analysis and statistical regression
- The ability to use MATLAB, Linux, databases, Git, Bitbucket, Jenkins/Hudson, Jira, Cucumber, Confluence, Twiki, and regular expressions
- Familiarity with Linux and/or Unix based development
- Be able to work both independently and in a team environment
- Must have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
- Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Modeling and simulation of large complex systems
- Machine learning techniques and metaheuristics
- Verification & Validation (V&V) testing of complex software systems
- The C2BMC mission, the Missile Defense domain, or Space Domain Awareness
- Surveillance and target acquisition, track state estimation and correlation, track-to-truth mapping, state vectors, tracking covariances, coordinate conversions, time conversions, and EOIR/RF phenomenology, scheduling and resource management, identification and discrimination, battle management, signal processing, and/or orbital dynamics
- Agile software development processes
- Distributed application environments coded in Java, C++, or other Object-Oriented languages
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
Pay Rate:
The annual base salary range for this position in California and New York (excluding most major metropolitan areas), Colorado, or Washington is $100,400 - $192,500 . 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.
(Washington state applicants only) Non-represented full-time employees: accrue at least 10 hours per month of Paid Time Off (PTO) to be used for incidental absences and other reasons; receive at least 90 hours for holidays. Represented full time employees accrue 6.67 hours of Vacation per month; accrue up to 52 hours of sick leave annually; receive at least 96 hours for holidays. PTO, Vacation, sick leave, and holiday hours are prorated based on start date during the calendar year.

This position is incentive plan eligible.
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.
At Lockheed Martin, we use our passion for purposeful innovation to help keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. Our people are some of the greatest minds in the industry and truly make Lockheed Martin a great place to work.

With our employees as our priority, we provide diverse career opportunities designed to propel, develop, and boost agility. Our flexible schedules, competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits enable our employees to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. We place an emphasis on empowering our employees by fostering an inclusive environment built upon integrity and corporate responsibility.

If this sounds like a culture you connect with, you’re invited to apply for this role. Or, if you are unsure whether your experience aligns with the requirements of this position, we encourage you to search on Lockheed Martin Jobs, and apply for roles that align with your qualifications.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: RMS
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Systems Engineering: Other
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First
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