Palo Alto, California

**Description:** **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\. Our culture inspires employees to think big, perform with excellence and build incredible products\. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you\!

The Primary Responsibility of this position will be the proposal finance lead for the COEs\. It is expected that the position will work with a variety of lines of business\. The selected candidate will be responsible for reviewing, developing, coordinating inputs for the COEs including proposals and requests that cross multiple COEs\.

Successful candidate will compile cost, schedule, and technical elements in the development of proposals in accordance with request for proposal \(RFP\) specifications for COE scope\. Coordinates the collection and accumulation of cost, scheduling, and performance elements from functional departments\. Researches and analyzes historical data, develops cost models to support proposal efforts\. Candidate will review inputs for reasonableness against historical programs and communicates differences\. Additionally, investments such as IRAD, Capital and FEA needs are assessed at the COE level with coordination from program\. Coordinates activities and participates in fact\-finding meetings\. Participates in should\-cost and pricing reviews with management and customer representatives\.

The candidate will be expected to keep open lines of communication with Program leadership, COE leadership, Finance & Business Operations leadership, and finance personnel on programs\. This is a unique opportunity to interface with leaders from areas outside of F&BO and create value for our customers in the form of cost reduction and schedule risk mitigation\.

Center of Excellence \(COE\) construct is to expand capabilities and responsibilities across the Business Area, including driving commonality within spacecraft components with the end goal to reduce the price of the Lockheed Martin programs\.

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To promote the sharing of ideas, we at Lockheed Martin champion an inclusive work environment that supports 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\.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Lockheed Martin\. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status\.

**Basic Qualifications:**

• Strong skills in excel and modeling

• Experience in estimating or proposals

• Experience using GenBOE

• Strong analytical skills along with a working understanding of analytical techniques

**Desired Skills:**

• Experience in other business functions like cost management, ICE, contracts

• Experience and or a solid working understanding of parametric estimating techniques is desired\.

• Experience in Earned Value Management is a plus

• Eligible to obtain US Government Security Clearance

**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

Palo Alto, California

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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