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Guidance, Navigation & Control Asc Mgr

Sunnyvale, California

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The Guidance Navigation and Control (GNC) engineer at Lockheed Martin will have the opportunity to design, simulate and verify technologies such as missile autopilot, guidance algorithms, inertial target tracking, and Navigation algorithms using Kalman Filters for optimal estimation techniques. They will also have the opportunity to design, simulate and verify precision servo control and pointing algorithms for gimbaled seekers and other sensors as well as various actuators and mechanisms. Modelling and simulation of these systems is performed primarily in Matlab and C++.

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Here, the possibilities are endless because we offer:

  • Full Time
  • Level: Entry, Mid, Senior
  • Travel: Minimal, dependent on role

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Qualifications

What does a successful GNC employee at Lockheed Martin look like?
Check out the info below to see if you have what it takes.

  • Collaborative
  • Imaginative
  • Problem-solver
  • Results-driven
  • Team player
  • Technologically savvy

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The work so far has been challenging and varied. Overall, it’s been a great job; The people, environment, and benefits are fantastic on top of the work itself.

Tim J.

Benefits

  • Healthcare

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

  • 401k/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 position, we offer a flexible work schedule.

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Responsibilities

Guidance, Navigation & Control Asc Mgr

Sunnyvale, California

Job ID: 561823BR Date posted: Jul. 15, 2021 Locations: Sunnyvale, CaliforniaProgram: Multiple DOD Description:At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to craft, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Do you want join a culture that inspires employees to think creatively, exceed their own expectations and build incredible products? We provide the resources, support and focus - if you have the passion and courage to dream big, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

The Lockheed Martin Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) team is made up of enthusiastic and talented individuals that design and produce the hardware, algorithms, and software required to solve the challenging problems of controlling these systems in a harsh, zero-g environment. They support the build, integration, test, verification and ops support during checkout of this new fleet. Are you willing to join this team and help solve challenges in a team environment using your GN&C background and experience?

In this role, you will be an associate manager leading your team of engineers that support a wide variety of defense programs including NGG/SBIRS/Protected Comms and Sustainment Programs.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters an inclusive work environment that encourages differences and big-picture thinking.

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

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.
Basic Qualifications:
• BS Degree in Aerospace Engineering or related discipline
• Experience with software, simulation and programming tools (ex. Matlab/Simulink, C++, Python)
• Ability to manage a team that performs spacecraft GN&C design and analysis tasks having knowledge of controls & dynamics, attitude determination and GN&C hardware
• Experience in the life cycle of spacecraft development with a focus on integration & test support, verification, launch and preliminary operations support including both ground and on orbit troubleshooting
• Ability to collaborate with multi-functional teams and have excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to prioritize schedules and tasking to accomplish multiple goals in a fixed period
• Ability and willingness to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
Desired Skills:
• Possess an active TS/SCI clearance
• GNC lead/management experience with a demonstrated ability to manage complex technical systems and drive fast-paced programs
• GNC lead/management experience that includes task planning and/or employee development/mentoring
• Experience with Agile development processes and methodologies
• Proposal Development Experience; Basis of Estimate (BOE) Development
• Control Account Manager (CAM) experience and Earned Value Management (EVM) Experience
• Demonstrated good communication skills with the ability to articulate complex technical issues to peers, management, subcontractors and customers. 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: TS/SCI 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: SPACERelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Guidance, Navigation and Control Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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