Littleton, Colorado

**Description:** Come join the Lockheed Martin Space RF & Radar Payload Center of Excellence and shape the future\! You can work on challenging programs in support of Space Vehicles, Hypersonics, Missile Defense and more\.

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

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder\. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems\. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create 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\.

Do you have a passion for working on emerging technologies?

As a Laser Communication Engineer with LM Space you will contribute toward the development and delivery of Laser Communication subsystem solutions for space platforms\. Laser Communication subsystems are an emerging need for our platforms and serve missions ranging from human space flight, commercial broadband services, national intelligence, protected communications, Pointing/Navigation/Timing, and more\. Our product portfolio addresses the critical needs of our commercial, civil, and government customers to field 5G communication solutions\.

The Laser Communication Engineer will contribute to the design, development, test and integration of space\-based optical communication systems\. You will develop specifications, perform product trade analyses, execute detailed implementation, conduct laboratory and field testing, validate performance through analysis and testing, certify a deliverable product, and/or integrate the product onto a space vehicle\.

The Laser Communication Engineer emphasizes ‘systems thinking’ throughout the product lifecycle\. To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin nurtures an inclusive work environment that inspires diverse perspectives 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 at LM Space:

• Competitive Medical & Dental insurance

• 401k with competitive company matching

• Paid time off

• Encouragement of work/life balance

• Flexible work schedule

• Onsite health center / gym \(Littleton, CO\)

• Onsite medical center \(Littleton, CO\)

• Intramural sports activities

• Career development

• Mentorship opportunities

• Rewards & recognition

As a federal contractor Lockheed Martin is required to provide the candidate an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation during the application process\.

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:**

• Current DoD TOP SECRET

• BS in Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering, or related discipline

• Free space optical communication \(laser communication\) or fiber optic communication domain knowledge

• A team player with willingness to learn

• Experience with the architecture, development and/or delivery of Laser Communication subsystems and/or components for terrestrial, air and/or space systems

**Desired Skills:**

•Ability to obtain a TS/SCI

•MS in Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering, or related field

•Experience defining end\-to\-end performance and functionality of laser communication subsystems, consistent with mission needs and CONOPS

•Proficiency with the development and specification of laser communication subsystem hardware, including amplifiers, modems, and antennas

•Proficiency with the definition of RF/optical interfaces

•Experience with the development of optical communication algorithms for Forward Error Correction and Ranging using MATLAB, Simulink, or similar tool

•Experience with the design and testing of direct and coherent detection modems

•Proven ability to execute major design reviews \(e\.g\. SRR, PDR, CDR, etc\.\)

•Working knowledge of Data Object Oriented Requirements \(DOORS\) or similar requirements management tool



**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

Littleton, 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. 


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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