Lockheed Martin Digital Systems Engineer in Littleton, Colorado
Description: Lockheed Martin is looking for a talented, highly motivated Digital Systems engineer to join the development of the next generation RF digital payloads. The RF Staff Systems Engineer will work closely with system architects to understand key requirements and mature pre-market solutions. Specific responsibilities include:
• Developing design concepts and technical baselines for payload communications processors and satellite controllers
• Developing payload subsystem-level requirements and interface definitions
• Conducting payload design trades, including potential source identification/selection through formal Requests for Information
• Perform analysis and decompose system level performance requirements to verifiable allocated subsystems/components requirement. Perform analysis to size computing/Digital signal processing/FPGA resources needed to implement the functionality specified to the subsystem.
• Creating technology maturation and risk reduction plans for critical payload elementssatellite subsystems
• Supporting proposal development activities for objective payload systems
This position may require domestic travel as necessary to fulfill job responsibilities.
To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin nurtures an inclusive work environment that inspires differences and big-picture thinking.
A level 4 position typically has 9 to 15 years of professional experience.
Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:
• Paid time off
• Work/life balance
• Career development
• Mentorship opportunities
• Rewards & recognition
Needs to be able to effectively communicate and coordinate with partners (e.g., subcontractor, customer, SEIT, and multiple M&P and parts organizations) and handle closure of Action Items and Liens.
Proven ability to develop and analyze technical requirements, perform trade studies, conduct major design reviews (e.g. PDR and/or CDR) and allocate functions down to subsystems and hardware/software
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to interact effectively with customers, management, and peers. Ability to write technical sections of customer requests for information (RFIs) or proposals, including developing presentations to describe the technical approach in a clear manner.
Proficiency in relevant analytical tools (e.g., MATLAB, XXX)
Experience with satellite communications technologies and waveforms, including DVB-S/2
Working knowledge of current US DoD Protected Satellite Communications (i.e., Milstar/AEHF)
Experience developing Analog/Digital interfaces
Experience with full-life cycle of ASIC/FGPA development including Register Transfer Level (RTL) hardware descriptive languages (IE VHDL, Verilog)
Experience performing software source lines of code (SLOC) estimates based on requirements
Prior satellite communications design experience
Proven ability to develop analytical modeling and simulation tools/environments
Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
Active US DoD/IC TS//SCI
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.
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