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Communications Systems Engineering Associate Manager Sunnyvale, CA

Lockheed Martin


Location:
Sunnyvale, CA
Date:
11/10/2017
2017-11-102017-12-10
Job Code:
412886BR
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Job Details

This position has two roles. One would be as an associate manager as part of the RF/Comm Systems group within the RF Payloads Center of Excellence. This role as functional manager would involve personnel and tech leadership for a few engineers.
The second role would be to provide direct RF support to programs. The first long-term assignment in this role would be to the Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) program. RF engineering support to FBM would involve:
-serving as principal engineer overseeing subcontracted hardware
-interacting with suppliers to design & deliver preamps, isocouplers, isolators, hybrid couplers, etc.
-leading integrated testing of the missile comm subsystem and simulator/test-bed components, with various analog & digital modulation schemes and high data rates, mostly at S-band
-failure investigation and troubleshooting
-RF system analysis for test missiles, and their sensors and comm hardware

Basic Qualifications
-Ability and/or experience in providing technical leadership of a small team
-Experience with root cause analysis
-Familiarity with RF test equipment and hands-on experience testing comm or electronics hardware
-Familiarity with link budgets and associated concepts: EIRP/RIP/PFD, propagation losses vs weather availability, basic antenna trades, etc
-Sufficient technical breadth to synthesize system level technical information, particularly as constraints or parameters relative to testing. Ability to incorporate multi-disciplinary information (like configuration constraints, mass and power budgets, cost constraints) into testing and/or analysis
-Systems Engineering experience across various stages of a program lifecycle

Desired skills
-Certification and training as Certified Principal Engineer (CPE), Responsible Engineer, or equivalent
-MRB/FRB certification or equivalent
-Extensive experience designing and manufacturing RF lines and antenna pattern testing, VSWR testing, and other anechoic chamber tests
-Working knowledge of PCMFM – Pulse Code Modulation Frequency Modulation and/or SOQPSK - Shaped Offset Quadrature Phase Shift Keying
-Experience with technical presentations and ability to write technical papers
-Prior management experience

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

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, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status

Job Location(s): Sunnyvale California