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Lockheed Martin Systems Engineer - Mission Processing Apps / Algorithm Development in Boulder, Colorado

Description: 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.

This Systems Engineering opening will be a key position on the OPIR ground mission payload team. This position will provide coordination between the Lockheed Martin ground team and the payload providers for all activities required to develop, test, and deliver a subcontracted payload that works with the greater system and meets the mission requirements. This position will be an integral participant in the spacecraft payload to ground system development & integration and will demonstrate ownership over the payload to ground segment interface, including payload provided software and simulator. The position will be required to do evaluation of mission payload performance and evaluate suitability for interfacing with our backend mission processing software.

The following tasks are representative of those that will be accomplished:

- Demonstrate ownership over the payload to ground segment interface. Coordinate between ground team and external payload providers and support subcontract management for the payload providers. Work collaboratively with the Lockheed Martin team and the payload providers to develop a working system that meets the mission needs. Develop productive relationships with payload vendors and internal company subsystem experts.

- Participate and lead reviews of payload schedules and plans to ensure requirements will be met.

- Key participant in the system level Critical Design Review

- Identify and assess emerging risks

- Oversee existing interface design documentation and possible updates

- Ensures external payload providers deliver usable simulator content

- Manage and coordinate schedule for software updates to/from payload providers.

Basic Qualifications:

- Ability to demonstrate critical thinking and engineering problem solving methodologies as a key participant in engineering and software systems design analysis activities

- Ability to evaluate algorithms to evaluate spacecraft payload performance.

- Ability to facilitate technical conflict resolution between companies.

Desired Skills:

- Ability to evaluate algorithms to evaluate spacecraft payload performance.

- Ability to facilitate technical conflict resolution between companies.

- Experience with remote sensing systems

- Possesses strong leadership qualities, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills

- Technical expertise in spacecraft payload design, integration, and test

- Capacity to learn in a fast-paced environment

- Experience with integration and test of spacecraft payloads

- Experience with EO/IR Sensors Modeling, Simulation, and Algorithm Performance Optimization

- Overhead Infrared (OPIR) systems experience

- Masters of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

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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 Professional

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