Grand Prairie, Texas

**Description:** Want to work on the next generation of Patriot missiles, vital for our national security? Do you possess a Department of Defense security clearance and a keen analytical mind?

Here’s your chance\!

Lockheed Martin is seeking a Software Engineer for a position in Grand Prairie, Texas\. The candidate will have the opportunity to be involved in some of Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control’s highly innovative and ingenious solutions to complex technical problems facing the aerospace industry\. You will leverage your technical, leadership and interpersonal skills in a structured team framework and work in a cross\-functional team environment\.

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control \(MFC\) is one of five Lockheed Martin business areas\. MFC is a recognized designer, developer and manufacturer of precision engagement aerospace and defense systems for the U\.S\. and allied militaries\. MFC develops, manufactures and supports advanced combat, missile, rocket, manned and unmanned systems for military customers that include the U\.S\. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, NASA and dozens of foreign allies\. MFC also offers a wide range of products and services for the global civil nuclear power industry and the military’s green power initiatives\. MFC pursues business in more than 50 countries with more than 50 product and service lines\.

Job Description:

The PAC\-3 line of business is looking for a Real\-time embedded software engineer that will support systems in integration of simulation \(MSD\) into the software lab for testing the IBCS Fire Control software\. The MSD is required to integrate the new LTAMDS radar into the IBCS Plug and Fight architecture\. Team members will analyze algorithm descriptions provided by systems engineering and existing software code base to determine architectural changes to Fire Control software\. Software will be developed using Agile methodology and the PAC\-3 development process\. Most newer Fire Control software is written in C\+\+ however some nuggets of Ada still exist within the code base, hence knowledge of C\+\+ is required whilst knowledge of Ada would be beneficial\.

We encourage you to drop us a line even if you don't have all the points above\. That is a lot of different areas of responsibilities\! We will help you pick them up because we believe great engineers come from a diverse set of background\.

The Locale:

Grand Prairie is part of the “Mid\-Cities” region in the Dallas\-Fort Worth Metroplex which is in the North Central region of Texas\. Grand Prairie is a suburb of both Dallas and Fort Worth\. The region offers a great cost of living combined with a robust economy and a pleasant climate\. The Mid\-Cities is the suburban region filling the thirty\-mile span between Dallas and Fort Worth\. These communities include the cities of Arlington, Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Southlake, Colleyville, HEB \(Hurst, Euless and Bedford\), NRH \(North Richland Hills and Richland Hills\), Haltom City, Watauga, and Keller, along with multiple other smaller towns such as Trophy Club and Roanoke and together represent more people than either Dallas or Fort Worth\.

**Basic Qualifications:**

Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline \(Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics\), or equivalent experience/combined education, with 9 years of professional experience; or 7 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree\. Considered an emerging authority\.

Experience working with embedded software engineering teams through full software life cycle development\.

Fire Control development experience\.

Experience documenting software design, process/plans and test plans & description\.

Ability to present status to the customer and engineering/program management\.

Proven software development experience in a relevant real\-time embedded environment using Ada and/or C\+\+\.

Work on cross\-discipline teams of systems, hardware, software, and test engineers while supporting all phases of application development from concept through qualification testing\.

The candidate must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, be able to communicate at both programmatic and technical levels with subordinates, peers, senior management levels and the customer\.

Position Required Secret Clearance Prior to Start

**Desired Skills:**

Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering or Applied Mathematics\.

Agile life cycle development experience

Experience with RTI DDS is a plus, as is developing for a Linux/CentOS target from both Linux/CentOS and Windows hosts\.

Strong communication skills in order to adapt/explain solutions to different organizational environments\.



**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

Grand Prairie, Texas

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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