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Operations Analyst, Senior

Lockheed Martin

Suffolk, VA
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Lockheed Martin’s (LM) Center for Innovation (CFI) is seeking an Operations Analyst Sr Staff to support and drive the quality of interactions between Lockheed Martin business areas (BAs) and the customer; ensuring successful outcomes that substantively support the BA Long Range Plans and the customers understanding of technology, capability, and analytical underpinnings. These interactions lead to further insights and understanding by the BA of the customer’s needs and intentions and the confidence of the customer in Lockheed Martin’s understanding of the operational environment, technology application its functionality, measures of effectiveness; all leading to strong and enduring relationships.

The successful candidate will join a team of experienced operations project managers and operations analysts at the CFI, often referred to as the “Lighthouse”, in Suffolk, VA engaging in the development and execution of experimentation, analysis, and capability demonstration. This position reports directly to the CFI’s Senior Manager for Operations & Wargaming. This position requires a strategic thinker with the ability to identify, examine and shape opportunities around customer needs. The work will be in a fast-paced environment and will require the individual to think in multi-dimensional space, multi-task and pay attention to details, delivering flawless execution on all assignments

The successful candidate will serve as a principal point of contact and liaison with the LM BAs, Corporate Engineering, Technology & Operations (CET&O), and government partners on myriad operational matters. This individual will be responsible for managing a portfolio of concurrent projects for the CFI that include integrated modelling & simulation applications, analysis and experimentation capabilities. An understanding of the LM CFI operational construct including interface with external operational customers (Army/Navy/Air Force/Marine Corps), with CET&O organizations, and with LM BA programs in support of experiments, demonstrations, analysis, and technical exchanges is key

Independently and as a team member, the selected candidate will conduct and participate in planning and execution of various campaigns, experiments, workshops, and demonstrations. The incumbent will provide subject matter expert (SME) insights in conjunction with campaigns, experiments, workshops, and demonstrations, and participate in the design and development of these types of events through application of the LightWorx™ (system integration) process

The individual must be able to work independently under general direction on complex problems involving all phases of event planning and execution. The individual will participate in strategic, operational, and tactical level planning and management studies, assessments, and BA outreach. This individual will be required to develop presentations, worksheets, and documents utilizing Microsoft Office and should have sufficiently advanced knowledge to prepare professional presentations for leadership and customers. The selected individual will possess strong interpersonal and communications skills and demeanor to represent the LM and the CFI to customers, teammates, executive management and staff

This position will require some travel

Basic Qualifications
• Established technical expertise in related areas
• Experience interfacing with military, inter-company, and industry partners at a high level
• Strong customer relations expertise and excellent written and verbal communication skills sufficient to comfortably and effectively present at a senior leadership (business and military) level
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools
• Active Secret clearance prior to start

Desired skills
•Bachelors degree in an engineering/technical discipline from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 14 years or more of professional experience; or 12 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. Considered an expert, authority in discipline
• In-depth knowledge of DoD mission and concept of operations
• Have project/systems engineering experience
• Having worked in a Lockheed Martin Business Area for a minimum of three years would be viewed as a favorable trait

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): Suffolk Virginia