Lockheed Martin Circuit Design Engineer / Integrated Circuits / VLSI Engineer / CMOS / Goleta, CA in Goleta, California

Description: Lockheed Martin's Santa Barbara Focalplane business is seeking an experienced integrated circuit design department lead to provide direction and leadership to our world-class team to help advance the state-of-the art in infrared and visible imager read-out integrated circuits (ROICs). This lead role will include responsibilities in hands-on IC design as well as team and project management. Significant experience with all phases of mixed signal VLSI CMOS transistor level design, proven project and personnel management experience, manpower planning, presentation preparation and delivery, budget and schedule generation, and proposal preparation is required. The ideal candidate is a recognized leader in IC design and is able to direct, lead, and inspire an expanding design team.

Santa Barbara Focalplane is the leader in digital focal plane array integrated circuit technology and rewards creativity and design innovation. This is an opportunity to be a change maker for our national defense by helping shape the future of our expanding product line. Using cutting edge design tools, you may find yourself as part of the innovation behind mission critical systems for exciting programs, working on space sensors, or designing aerial surveillance sensors and drone mounted systems. In this role, you will be an integral part of a small design team where creativity and flexibility are encouraged.

Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this opportunity.

The Locale: Goleta is a city in southern Santa Barbara County, California. Goleta is part of the central coast region of California and offers lots of great scenery and is a great place to live and to raise a family. The region is known primarily for agriculture and tourism. Major crops include wine grapes, lettuce, strawberries, and artichokes. Goleta is near the University of California, Santa Barbara campus. Much of Goleta is considered to be a quiet suburban community while Santa Barbara tends to attract most of the tourists and the area's residents. Goleta is about 8 miles west of the city of Santa Barbara, along the coast (the coast runs east to west in this portion of southern California). Where can you drive to from Goleta? Goleta is 2 hours northwest of Los Angeles. San Francisco is about 5 hours to the north of Goleta. Las Vegas, NV is about 5 hours to the northeast.


Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with at least 8 years of professional experience.

- Mixed signal VLSI CMOS transistor level design.

- Ability to obtain a secret security clearance so must be a U.S. Citizen.

Desired Skills:

- Experience with system engineering, test engineering, and advanced ROIC/FPA concept development is desired.

- Proficient with Cadence Design Systems IC design tools (layout, LVS, DRC, Schematic, digital analog simulations, HDL design & synthesis). MATLAB programming.

- Familiarity with BiCMOS design a plus.

- Project leadership experience



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s team of 113,000 people works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin has employees based in all 50 states and more than 570 facilities that span 70 countries.

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