Lockheed Martin Systems Engineer Senior Staff // E5 // Advanced Programs / Ft Worth in Fort Worth, Texas

Description: --Lockheed Martin Advanced Development Programs--

This is a requisition for the Communications Lead position inside the Mission Systems and Software Integrated Product Team (IPT) on an ADP program. The selected candidate will be responsible for leading a team of engineers through the product lifecycle from requirements to delivery. Experience with design and integration of broad, multi-domain communication systems integration is highly desired.

The selected candidate will be responsible for budget, schedule, and technical performance of the Communications Team. The candidate will liaise between other engineering disciplines within the program to ensure a comprehensive integration of communication equipment in the broader system against requirements is accomplished. Experience working with cross-functional teams is highly desired.

The ADP program environment includes complex, integrated system requirements, aggressive milestones, and dynamic task prioritization. The ability to appropriately direct the Communications Team to address priorities within budget and schedule is required. The selected candidate must be willing to employ innovative approaches to maximize program performance.

The selected candidate will be required to prepare and give briefings to senior Customer leadership and Lockheed Martin management across the portfolio. The candidate must possess exceptional people skills and oral and written communication skills. Travel (approximately twice monthly) is required to Customer facilities and Lockheed Martin sites.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. A Final Secret clearance is required to start.

Desired Skills: Program development experience

Working knowledge of Agile methodologies

Excellent personnel management skills

Operational or developmental aircraft experience

Experience working across multiple sites

Radio architecture knowledge & Software Defined Radio experience (SDR)

Fundamental knowledge of digital (electronic) circuits

RF basics: transmitters, receivers, signals (analog/digital), RF behavior (loss/gain, DBs, bandwidth, etc), modulation, spread spectrum, etc

Avionics systems and embedded processing

Fundamentals of cryptography: cipher types and modes, hash functions, etc

Basics of trusted computing technologies

Fundamentals of multi-core processing

Must also demonstrate the following:

• Ability to build and maintain relationships, collaborate with others, engage in constructive conflict, and manage interpersonal dynamics

• Strong decision making and judgment

• Independent and self-motivated

• Oral and written communication skills

• Basic financial and business acumen

• Demonstrated experience and ability to deliver results for the business in partnership with program managers and other functional disciplines/organizations as needed

• Demonstrated experience using standard office software tools/ solutions e.g., Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

• Ability to travel


Bachelor's degree or above in a STEM-related degree.

Experience with Systems Engineering processes

Demonstrated leadership experience

Experience with Earned Value Management/Metrics

Experience working with DoD customers and industry suppliers

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.

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