25 days old

Systems Engineer, Small Satellite Engineer

Lockheed Martin
Littleton, CO
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The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you

The SPP Systems Engineer / Small Satellite Engineer supports Space Situational Awareness (SSA), Space Control, Resilience and/or Protection mission sets within a Space Battle Management, Command, Control & Communications (BMC3) framework. The Systems Engineer / Small Satellite Engineer supports solution identification for National Security Space Systems and the development, integration and demonstration of key technical discriminators, including advanced counter-threat capabilities and payloads within the Military Space Line of Business.

The SPP Systems Engineer / Small Satellite Engineer is responsible for leading a matrixed, cross-functional team focused on IRAD and/or CRAD studies/projects , competitive offer development and transition to flight programs. The SPP Systems Engineer / Small Satellite Engineer establishes design concepts, manufacturability, mission assurance criteria and engineering standards for space security small satellite bus payload research, development, integration and test, while providing thought leadership across a broad range of architectures.

Skills include CAD, Matlab, mechanical/thermal analysis, systems engineering, space systems, project management, Earned Value Management (EVM), CONOPs, agile

Basic Qualifications
• Designing, building, testing and launching small satellites (< 400 lbs / 181 kg)
• Designing, building, and operating small satellite production / workflow areas
• Project management experience and the ability to transition technology and research breakthroughs into systems or products
• Bachelor's degree in relevant engineering field (i.e., Aerospace, Astronautical, Computer, Electrical, and/or Mechanical Engineering)
• US Citizenship and ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance

Desired skills
• 12 - 20+ years of related work experience
• Systems Engineering, with emphasis on the development of system architecture, CONOPs, requirements, key metrics, program schedules and cost estimates
• Leading teams in the identification of technology gaps, translating them into requirements, developing associated technology roadmaps and investment plans and overseeing their implementation to effectively address emerging threats while increasing mission solution affordability, with a focus on low cost
• Master's degree in a relevant engineering field
• Active Secret clearance or above; TS/SCI preferred

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

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow

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

Job Location(s): Littleton Colorado

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