Lockheed Martin Export Licensing Staff in Arlington, Virginia

This position is for an experienced export licensing professional, with an in-depth understanding of USG export laws, regulations and licensing processes under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and Export Administration Regulations. As a member of the Lockheed Martin Corporate International Trade Compliance Office, serves within the Corporate Legal Department of the Lockheed Martin corporate headquarters organization.

Requires an articulate, detail-oriented individual with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and collaboratively in groups, including with remote clients, with some manager direction, oversight, and guidance. Duties include serving as a backup to others in a cooperative teamwork environment.

Competitive candidates are experienced career professionals with at least 10 years professional experience, and at least 4 years export licensing experience with extensive experience and understanding of USG export laws, regulations and licensing review process.

Incumbent participates remotely with business units in the development of export licensing strategies. Provides guidance to business unit export personnel on export licensing requirements, applicability of exemptions, and potential policy issues associated with international defense business. Reviews draft export license applications and provides guidance to ensure consistency with US regulations, policies and guidelines. Acts as a liaison between business unit program and export licensing personnel and U.S. Government license reviewers. Maintains frequent contact with USG personnel and internal business unit clients. Coordinates with Departments of State, Commerce and Defense, arranges and attends meetings as required to resolve export licensing, policy and regulatory issues. Participates in technical meetings concerning proposed international business and defense sales.

May provide training on the interpretation and implementation of U.S. export laws and regulations. Assists and supports the Director, Export Operations, as required, to implement the Corporation’s international trade compliance program.

Basic Qualifications Experienced export licensing professional with excellent written and verbal communications skills are necessary to be successful. Ability to multi-task and discern priorities. In-depth knowledge, understanding and experience interpreting and applying U.S. export regulations and licensing guidelines. Must be able to effectively interface with all levels of employees, from corporate executives to junior level staff. Competent IT user skills (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite).

Desired skills Familiarity with export controls relating to foreign military sales; Engineering, or operational military experience with defense articles.

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.

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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.

Job Location(s): Arlington Virginia