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Missile Defense Systems Optical Engineer

Lockheed Martin

Sunnyvale, CA
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Provides design and engineering leadership and project management support to missile defense electro-optical seeker development programs and related compact optical systems. Leads and oversees requirements analysis, preliminary design, detailed design, and test and verification activities for assigned systems. Collaborates with multiple engineering subject matter experts in software, mechanical, power, thermal, electrical, production, and specialty engineering to support programs, pursuits, and internal R&D activities. Considered a subject matter expert in the field of infrared seeker technology

Basic Qualifications
Technical proficiency in the field of optical payload systems development and integration, with strong foundation in compact electro-optical systems. Experience in the integration of focal planes, associated read-out electronics, and image processing computers. Self-starter with initiative and tenacity to meet deadlines with quality products. Team-player with the ability to work with a diverse range of individuals to make cohesive and effective engineering teams. Effective in oral presentation. Good written and briefing slide development skills. Operative skill in MATLAB and industry standard software tools required to be effective in the position. Ability to support all phases of the product development starting with requirements definition (SRR), preliminary design (PDR), critical design (CDR), prototype testing, manufacturing oversight, vendor/supplier integration and oversight, qualification, system-level integration testing and verification

Desired skills
Experience working on Missile Defense Agency programs. Demonstrated potential to advance in technical and programmatic responsibilities, supported by publications, advanced degree(s), and challenging program achievements. Working knowledge of seeker windows, and strong opto-mechanical systems knowledge. Proficient in ZEMAX and SIMULINK. Experience in supplier oversight and subcontractor performance integration. Experience in test-bed and instrumentation setup for experiments and demonstrations

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

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