Lockheed Martin Research Engineer - Photonics and Advanced Computing in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Research Engineer - Photonics and Advanced Computing Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Labs Eagan, MN - St. Paul Metro Area

Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories (ATL) is the advanced computing asset of Lockheed Martin Corporation – a global enterprise with core businesses in systems integration, space, aeronautics, and technology services. The mission at the Advanced Technology Laboratories is to enhance the Corporation’s competitive edge. We are a group of professionals who develop and apply “cutting edge” software technologies. We perform applied research in advanced signal processing, physics, acoustics and optical, wireless and networking.

Job Description:

This assignment involves modeling, simulation, design and testing of electrical circuits to control photonic systems, RF systems, and/or advanced computing systems. Candidates will lead and partake in small, focused development teams in order to create real world solutions using scientific first principles into innovative designs for applied technologies.

Strong theoretical and practical proficiency with electrical engineering principles and tools is required. Proficiency with Verilog or VHDL for FPGA design is preferred. Proficiency with MATLAB, Simulink, Labview, SPICE and/or other modeling and simulation tools is required. Basic knowledge of C or C++ is preferred. Hands on experience with photonics and/or high frequency RF systems is preferred.

Candidates would work on one or more of the following topics: * Embedded processing and algorithms for military applications * Design, testing and integration of high performance ruggedized photonic/fiber optic systems * Lead or support modeling and simulation efforts related to these systems * Lead or support electrical and/or software design efforts related to these systems

Basic Qualifications * Candidate should have an Masters degree from an accredited college in Electrical Engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 5 years of professional experience; or a PhD degree.

  • Strong proficiency with electrical and computer engineering theoretical principles.

  • Theoretical or practical experience with RF applications such as Radar, Communications and/or Electronic Warfare.

  • Proficiency with MATLAB, Simulink, Python and/or Labview

*Ability to obtain a DoD clearance, eligibility for which requires US Citizenship.

Desired skills * Proficiency with electrical design tools such as Cadence, Mentor, or similar.

  • Proficiency with electrical circuit analysis tools such as Spice or similar.

  • Digital circuit design experience.

  • FPGA design experience in VHDL and/or Verilog.

  • Experience with embedded systems software programming in C or C++.

  • Knowledge/experience with optics and photonics.

  • Analog circuit design experience.

  • Active Secret clearance.

  • Experience in an R&D environment.

  • Experience in proposal writing, particularly for DoD customers.

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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

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.

Job Location(s): Eagan Minnesota