Lockheed Martin Systems Engineer in Littleton, 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.

The Systems Engineer will serve as a member of the MSP Systems Design and Integration Team responsible for the following activities:

- Architecture and ConOps development

- System level design and decomposition into requirements

- System analysis definition and management/ execution

- Leading studies and system trades for enhanced capabilities

- Interface definition and management

- Systems integration

- Developing plans to on-ramp new mission capabilities while protecting the primary mission

- Leading and coordinating design reviews and technical product reviews

- Integration and test planning

- Leading failure investigations and anomaly resolution boards

** This Systems Engineer role requires a government security clearance and only candidates with US Citizenship will be considered. **

Desired Skills: - Active TS/SCI clearance

- 14+ years of experience with spacecraft architecture, design, or development

- Ability to absorb extensive technical detail and logically formulate solutions for execution on an inflexible schedule, often requiring integration of conflicting and at times incomplete data

- Demonstrated track record of good judgment and programmatic execution necessary to meet technical requirements while balancing schedules and budget obligations

- Operating in a dynamic environment and take on numerous roles as part of the daily program operations

- Interaction with hardware and software developers to ensure mission requirements are satisfied

- Demonstrated ability to get results from teams without direct authority

- Demonstrated experience in the following:

o Integration of complex systems

o Spacecraft electronics development (Analog, Digital, or RF)

o Developing mission CONOPS with an understanding of all the disciplines affected

o Leading complex architecture or system level trade studies

o Architecting cutting-edge space mission concepts and capabilities

o Requirements development, flow down, and verification

o Integration and test planning and execution with an understanding of all the interdependencies

o Leading component, subsystem, or system level design reviews (PDR, CDR, etc.)

- Demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

o Systems architecture

o Systems engineering

o Electrical engineering

o RF engineering

o Modeling in MATLAB/ Simulink


- Bachelor’s degree (Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, RF Engineering, or a related technical discipline)

- Comfortable leading cross functional teams

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail

- Demonstrated problem solving skills

- Strong interpersonal skills

- Ability to work in a collaborative and team-based environment

- Comfortable briefing audiences large or small of varying technical knowledge

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

- US Citizenship and the ability to obtain/maintain a TS/SCI security clearance

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.

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.