Louisville, Colorado

**Description:** Are you ready to take your career to a new level and work at an extraordinary company?

The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space\.

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder\. Our amazing people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems\. Come be part of a culture that inspires employees to think big, perform with excellence and build incredible products\! We provide the resources, inspiration and focus\. If you have the passion and courage to dream big, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you\!

Join us at the Optical Payload Center of Excellence \(OPCoE\) as the Opto\-Mechanical Engineering Manager developing high technology readiness level \(TRL\) products for missile and space hardware\. This position will lead a group within the Structures, Thermal, and Mechanisms department to develop a product portfolio consisting of optical bench assemblies, Focal Plane Array housings, dewars, thermal components, mechanisms \(i\.e\., fast steering mirrors and filter wheels\) and other optical payload structures \(i\.e\., telescope support\)\. This is a unique opportunity to be a direct people manager while maintaining responsibility for a technical portfolio of work\!

As a Lockheed Martin leader, you will manage recruitment, development, assignment, and evaluation of your team\. You will lead your team to work with the architects and Fellows within OPCoE to develop product maturation plans in accordance with roadmaps and need dates\. Your group will keep abreast of SOA \(State of the Art\) as well as SOP \(State of Practice\) to provide subject matter expertise \(SME\) across all program lifecycles\. This group will be consulted on make/buy decisions for their products and would be the execution team if a “make” decision was determined by the program\. You will significantly impact the enterprise through establishment of a dedicated team working to drive common, high TRL products across programs\.

In this leadership role, you will direct a group of engineers to:

• Partner with Lines of Business \(LOB\) and OPCOE Payload Systems Engineering teams to develop architectures in a consistent manner to allow use of common products

• Develop transition plans for low TRL products from the science and technology community

• Propose and execute IRAD projects with a goal of standardization and maturation

• Enhance relationships with strategic suppliers and other LM Business Areas \(BAs\) to compliment the in\-house OPCoE team

• Perform as part of the Integrated Product Team \(IPT\) in cases where an OPCOE make is selected

• Work closely with Payload IPT leads and LOB leadership to understand mission drivers

• Implement and lead technical knowledge management to develop and maintain core proficiencies, key technical skills, knowledge continuity and facilitate career advancement opportunities to employees

• Manage staffing requirements, sustain engineering capabilities and preserve critical skills

\*\*We are hiring multiple roles, with one located in Louisville, CO and the other in Sunnyvale, CA\.\*\*

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters an inclusive work environment that encourages differences and big\-picture thinking\.

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually\. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

• Medical

• Dental

• 401k

• Paid time off

• Work/life balance

• Career development

• Mentorship opportunities

• Rewards & recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package\.

**Basic Qualifications:**

• Experience working across space and ground applications

• Experience in design using a variety of materials

• Experience with cooled/cryogenic systems

• Bachelor’s Degree in technical subject area \(i\.e\., mechanical, electrical, or other engineering/science area\), or equivalent combination of education and experience

• US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

**Desired Skills:**

• 12\+ years of demonstrated technical expertise \(10\+ years with a Master’s degree, or above\)

• 4\+ years demonstrated hands\-on expertise in space OR complex hardware/software systems

• Excellent communications skills both verbal and written with the proven ability to communicate

• Team leadership experience

• Demonstrated ability to drive closure and resolve complex technical issues/challenges

• Variety of customer experience and exposure across business areas \(military, intelligence, science and weather instrumentation, etc\.\)

**BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:**

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**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\.**

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours\. Our customers tackle the hardest missions\. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision\. They’re dangerous\. Critical\. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives\. Those are the missions we care about\.

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\.

**EXPERIENCE LEVEL:**

Experienced Professional

Louisville, Colorado

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

Lockheed Martin is led by Marillyn A. Hewson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Our Mission:  We solve complex challenges, advance scientific discovery and deliver innovative solutions to help our customers keep people safe.

Our Vision: Be the global leader in supporting our customers' missions, strengthening security and advancing scientific discovery.

 

Our Values:

Do What's Right

Respect Others

Perform With Excellence

CUSTOMER BASE: As a global security, innovation, and aerospace company, the majority of Lockheed Martin's business is with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. federal government agencies. In addition, Sikorsky (a Lockheed Martin Company) provides military and rotary-wing aircraft to all five branches of the U.S. armed forces along with military services and commercial operators in 40 nations. The remaining portion of Lockheed Martin's business is comprised of international government and commercial sales of products, services and platforms. 

ORGANIZATION

Lockheed Martin's operating units are organized into broad business areas.

Aeronautics, with approximately $20.1 billion in 2017 sales which includes tactical aircraft, airlift, and aeronautical research and development lines of business.

Missiles and Fire Control, with approximately $7.2 billion in 2017 sales that includes the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System, PAC-3 Missiles as some of its high-profile programs.

Rotary and Mission Systems with approximately $14.2 billion in 2017 sales, which includes Sikorsky military and commercial helicopters, naval systems, platform integration, simulation and training and energy programs lines of business.

Space, with approximately $9.5 billion in 2017 sales which includes space launch, commercial satellites, government satellites, and strategic missiles lines of business. 

 

FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

2017 Sales: $51 Billion

Backlog: $100 Billion

Cash Flow from Operations: $6.5 Billion

Stock Ticker Symbol: LMT, on the New York Stock Exchange. Ranked 64th on the 2015 Fortune 500 list of largest industrial corporations

(All amounts approximate)

WHERE WE ARE

Employees: approximately 100,000 employees in the United States and internationally

Operations: 590+ facilities in 50 states throughout the U.S.; Internationally, business locations in over 70 nations and territories

Headquarters:

Lockheed Martin Corporation

6801 Rockledge Drive

Bethesda, MD 20817 U.S.A.

(301) 897-6000

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