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Lockheed Martin Special Project Lead in Palmdale, California

Description: The successful candidate will work directly with the Program Director executing the Risk and Opportunity Management program, the management of program scope, and the generation of new change proposals for submission to the customer.

These tasks will include acting as a primary interface with government customers, collaborating with the IPT leads and business management team, and supporting briefings to Lockheed and government executive leadership.

The successful candidate must "lead from the middle" and build working relationships with executives, financial / planning personnel, and engineers.

This position is an opportunity to participate in all aspects of program leadership for a high-visibility ADP program and develop towards a career in program management.

MUST BE A US CITIZEN - This position is located in a facility that requires special access.

Basic Qualifications:

System Engineering - Risk and Opportunity Management

Bachelors degree in engineering related field

Desired Skills:

Self-motivated, self-starting individual able to decompose high-level objectives into near-term tasks

Interface with government customers, and building customer relationships

Leadership of projects or programs

Work with multi-disciplinary teams

Experience from MQ-25 capture effort or other carrier-based aircraft activity



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.

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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