Bethesda, Maryland

**Description:** When it comes to using cutting\-edge machine learning to tackle complex problems, Lockheed Martin is driven by a singular mission focus and desire to continuously innovate\. Today’s challenges to global security aren’t just changing – they’re accelerating faster than ever before\. Through our dedication to our mission, our AI\-enabled systems are changing the way militaries operate and protect their forces, the way first responders fight fires, and how researchers explore the far reaches of space and the ocean’s depths\.

The AimLabs Consulting Team is looking for a high energy individual with a strong background in machine learning and data science to help grow its business and streamline AI processes\. The selected candidate will apply machine learning techniques in support of missions through Lockheed Martin programs and business functions\. This role will have a particular focus on supporting the development of machine learning products by working with stakeholders to understand their business needs, translate them into data problems, and then set the direction of projects to solve those data problems\. This individual must drive the work from prototype through to completion and delivery of a minimum viable product or final product so that the business users capture value from the work of the team\.

The AimLabs Consulting Team’s mission includes serving as a center of excellence for AI at Lockheed Martin\. The candidate will work to disseminate best practices of the AimLabs Consulting Team to other AI and data science teams in the corporation\. The candidate will be required to create knowledge materials to publish these best practices, as well as meet with other data science leaders in Lockheed Martin to teach and discuss these practices\.

The responsibilities of this position include collaboration with business stakeholders to identify business opportunities and requirements to develop associated analytical models that deliver useful, actionable recommendations, or which augment human capabilities in various work settings\. The candidate is responsible for modeling complex business and engineering problems, discovering insights and deploying AI capabilities using machine learning and associated feature engineering techniques\. Responsibilities also include tracking projects and driving work on them through to completion, as well as implementing best technical practices from the fields of machine learning and software engineering\.

The candidate will need a combination of business focus, creative thinking, strong analytical and problem solving skills, and programming knowledge to be able to quickly cycle hypotheses through the discovery phase of the project\. Excellent communications skills to understand the needs of the business, and to communicate the value of the models built back to the business\.

Domestic travel will be required when travel resumes\.


**Basic Qualifications:**

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience, with 5 years of professional experience; or 3 years of experience required with a related Master’s degree\.

• Previous experience building machine learning models by way of work, projects, courses, etc\.

• Previous experience in applying any of the following machine learning areas to business problems:

natural language processing, deep learning, anomaly detection, reinforcement learning\.

• Previous experience evaluating model performance, including performance metric selection\.

• Previous experience with feature engineering and data cleaning/pre\-processing\.

• Experience with developing software and software engineering best practices\.

• Demonstrated creativity and innovation in identifying valuable ways of incorporating machine learning into business workflows and processes\.

• Superlative communication and interpersonal skills\.

• The ability to stay updated on new technologies in the rapidly evolving field of AI\.

• Must have strong problem\-solving skills, business acumen, and demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills\.

• Experience in running data product projects from start to finish and interacting with end user customers\.

• Experience with stakeholder communication and defining requirements

• Preferred languages: Python or R\.

• Must be a US citizen

**Desired Skills:**

• Experience with integration of data products into customer applications\.

• Experience with or knowledge of data engineering\.

• Experience with or knowledge of AWS\.

• Experience with or expertise in manufacturing and/or engineering processes\.

• Expertise in natural language processing\.

• Expertise in deep learning, especially CNNs, RNNS, LSTMs, and reinforcement learning Story\-telling and visualization\.

• Experience with UI/UX and/or human\-machine interaction\.

• Experience with SQL, Hive, Spark\.



**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\.


Experienced Professional

Bethesda, Maryland

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. 


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. 



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)


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


Lockheed Martin Corporation

6801 Rockledge Drive

Bethesda, MD 20817 U.S.A.

(301) 897-6000

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