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Systems Engineer Senior // E3 // Advanced Programs / Ft Worth

Lockheed Martin

Fort Worth, TX
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Lockheed Martin Advanced Development Programs

This position is with the Skunk Works Mission Systems and Software team located in Fort Worth, Texas. This position is in support of the ADP Mission Systems Roadmap. The specific focus of this position is to participate in a government led consortium to develop & define an Open Communications Standard (i.e. Open Radio Architecture) for radio processing. The position will also share time with ongoing development, integration and testing of software defined radios and combined RF systems in lab and flight test demonstrations.

The selected candidate will be a member of a high-performing team supporting multiple projects concurrently. The candidate must be self-motivated with a strong work ethic, time-management, and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate must demonstrate effective communication skills as the position will require frequent internal interactions with project leads and other software engineers in the group. The ability to travel on occasion for team interaction and integration and test activities may be required

Additionally selected applicant must have a secret with a background investigation within the last five years and be able be able to obtain a Top Secret clearance

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Systems Engineering, or Aviation Technology or STEM-related degree.
Experience with systems requirements definition.
Experience in system design or system architecture
Experience with Radio/Communication architecture

Desired skills
VITA standards familiarity, especially VPX (VITA 46.*) standards, OpenVPX (VITA 65) standard, VITA 49
High speed digital interfaces
Radio architecture knowledge & Software Defined Radio experience (SDR)
Fundamental knowledge of digital (electronic) circuits
RF basics: transmitters, receivers, signals (analog/digital), RF behavior (loss/gain, DBs, bandwidth, etc), modulation, spread spectrum, etc
Avionics systems and embedded processing
Familiarity with various processor implementations: CPU, GPU, FPGA, SoC, etc
Switched serial interconnect technologies
Ethernet, PCI Express, Fibre Channel, Serial RapidIO, etc
VPX connectors: including RF and optical connectors
Intelligent Platform Monitoring Interface (IPMI) technology and VITA 46.11 system management
Virtualization technologies: including hypervisors, intel virtualization technologies, SR-IOV
Pre-execution standards/frameworks: UEFI, Coreboot, etc
Principles of operating systems
Fundamentals of cryptography: cipher types and modes, hash functions, etc
Basics of trusted computing technologies
Fundamentals of multi-core processing

Must also demonstrate the following:
• Ability to build and maintain relationships, collaborate with others, engage in constructive conflict, and manage interpersonal dynamics
• Strong decision making and judgment
• Independent and self-motivated
• Oral and written communication skills
• Basic financial and business acumen
• Demonstrated experience and ability to deliver results for the business in partnership with program managers and other functional disciplines/organizations as needed
• Demonstrated experience using standard office software tools/ solutions e.g., Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
• Ability to travel

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): Fort Worth Texas