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Systems Engineer / Architect

Lockheed Martin

Colorado Springs, CO
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System Architect/Engineer. Member of the Systems Engineering Functional Area. This role is an individual contributor working design and development of operational and training system capabilities for the C2BMC system in the Ballistic Missile Defense System. The selected candidate will be responsible for working with the Architecture Review Board (ARB); the Hardware Site Engineering Control Board (HSECB); and assigned engineering staff from all functional areas to support hardware and software selection, and to compile, maintain, and coordinate Bill of Material changes with Task Order Management and Customer Representatives. The architect will ensure specification of common hardware and software for use in all Task Orders across the program to the greatest extent possible. The architect will support preparation of BOM for proposal pricing as well as ongoing hardware and software evaluation to support EOS/EOL and evolution roadmap planning. Specific detailed duties include:
- Coordinating assigned Material Procurement Requests (MPRs) among the TOs, the Program Office, the Material Planner, and LM Procurement.
- Obtains vendor estimates of Parts List in conjunction with SCE.
- Coordinating purchases to greatest Program cost advantage.
- Working with LM Procurement to ensure materials are ordered and received on a timely basis.
- Ensure that an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or OEM authorized supplier is used for electronic parts. If an OEM or OEM supplier cannot be located, the SE Material Analyst will document that in the Material Records (MR)/MPR and identify what suppliers were contracted.
- Notify the Material Planners, via email, that the part could not be found from an OEM or an OEM authorized supplier.
- Working with Quality, SCE, AAT and TO Leadership to complete counterfeit risk mitigation activities (Procure-3-002 form) when a purchase must be made through a non-Authorized Supply Source.
- Document MODs and update Proposal BOM based on Tech Evaluations/Negotiations Results (Redlined CBOM/Proposal BOM and Updated Parts List; Architecture Updates; Check Stock for Parts); and Updated Parts List generated
- Manage the BOM and control changes IAW program configuration control procedures, monitor new material requirements and obtain Contracting Officer approval prior to procuring any item not identified in its initial baseline and identify when changes are required to BOM line items to meet baseline program requirements

A final SECRET clearance is required to start. Some travel will be required

Basic Qualifications
A successful applicant should have a proven track record of successfully applying system engineering and architecture principles to system design and development. Familiarity with the application and use of systems engineering tools for requirements management (e.g. DOORS and Enterprise Architect) is a plus. Candidates must have experience working in an integrated team environment with other systems, software and specialty engineers to develop solutions using engineering processes and methods. Communicating the desired capabilities to a diverse group of developers, engineers, subject matter experts, and users. Skills desired include: identification and definition of desired capabilities, system-of-systems definition, integration practices and methods, understanding and appreciation of information assurance, maintenance, operation, and logistics concerns, and their application to the requirements, design, and development phases, and MDNT program processes and work products. The successful candidate must also have a solid understanding of networking concepts and how to architect a geographically distributed system utilizing communication networks while maintaining a secure posture.

The Architect must understand systems architecting and architecture models. The candidate will possess 9+ years of experience in a related engineering environment with a Bachelors degree, or 7+ years with an advanced degree. The Architect should have good experience and expertise in systems architecting and system-of-systems definition. Experience in ballistic missile defense or air defense operations is highly desired. Ability to analyze high level needs and systems concepts and represent them in engineering architectural models. Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to clearly and effectively present technical approaches and findings. Must be able to work effectively and cooperatively with people within and external to the program. Experience with BMDS systems (e.g. GMD, Aegis, Patriot, GCCS, STARS, PDS-M, THAAD) is desirable

Desired skills
Familiarity with training methods and systems, training simulators, and in particular missile defense training systems, is valuable. Candidates must have familiarity with the C2BMC system and the missile defense domain. Familiarity with the C2BMC system and other Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) systems is desirable. Familiarity with Information Assurance requirements is also desirable

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): Colorado Springs Colorado

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