Palo Alto, California

**Description:** 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 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\.

What is your mission?

As a Senior Research Roboticist, you will support ongoing programs and internal research and development efforts, enabling project advancement and emerging technologies\.

What will you be working on?

• Performing scientific experiments, investigations, observations and related research studies

• Developing theories for understanding, characterizing, and organizing natural phenomena into a systematic and significant pattern

• Participating in intellectual property evaluations and development of patent applications

• Instructing and teaching junior level engineers/researchers

We are looking for someone who is excited about developing new research ideas in autonomy and robotics\. This role will work on deploying for reinforcement learning, causality, and causal inference\. Ideally you will have this experience in a research environment, and have a history of publications supporting your expertise\.

You are someone with strong technical writing, presentation and overall communication skills for reports, proposals, technical presentations, and interaction with customers, team members, suppliers, and academic/industry collaborators\.

You would typically have a Bachelors degree and 5 \- 8 years of professional experience, a Masters and 3 \- 6 years, or a PhD and 0 \- 3 years\.

How will Lockheed Martin Space support your mission?

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters 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\.

Benefits you can enjoy include:

• Medical

• Dental

• 401k

• Paid time off

• 52 three\-day weekends \(4/10 schedule\)

• Work/life balance

• Career development

• Mentorship opportunities

• Rewards & recognition

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

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment\. Please contact us to request accommodation\.

**Basic Qualifications:**

• Expert in Reinforcement Learning

• Strong experience utilizing machine learning and other AI methods

• Strong experience evaluating novel technologies, fast prototyping, feasibility studies, specification, and/or implementation of product components

• Experience advancing the state\-of\-the\-art, including \(but not limited to\) generating patents and/or publications in top journals and conferences

• Experience writing proposals for research grants/programs

• US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a government clearance

**Desired Skills:**

• Current clearance

• Research Experience in causal modeling, causal inference, and causal graphs

• Established strong relationships with customers from DOD Research Labs, AFRL, DARPA, or NASA Research Centers or similar is a plus

• Expert in the applications of Artificial Intelligence or Autonomous Systems technologies \(e\.g\., Deep Learning, Machine Learning\) to sensing, perception, multi\-unit planning or command and control of autonomous systems

• Proven mechatronic experience as demonstrated by a strong publication record and development of working system prototypes

• Experience using industrial manipulators like UR, ABB, Kuka or similar

• Experience using Clearpath Robotics or similar

• Experience using DJI Drones or similar

• Complex control of manipulators, high\-degree of freedom coordination and advanced mobility technologies experience\.

• Experience Implementing augmented and virtual reality technologies for robotic applications

• Experience with filtering, estimation, and tracking \(Kalman Filters, Multi\-Target Tracking\) is a plus

• Experience implementing software for scientific and/or real time image or signal processing applications, computer vision, 3D data processing

• Proficiency in the following programming languages: C\+\+, Python or similar

• Experience with Robot Simulation tools like Gazebo, RVIZ or similar

• Experience using Matlab and Simulink

• Experience with COTS sensing modalities, RF, SAR, LIDAR/LADAR, Radar, Computer Vision, Vibration and fusing modalities for perception and inferencing\.

• Knowledge of sensing, planning and algorithms related to Autonomous Rendezvous, Proximity Operations and Docking

• Experience with Real\-time processing systems, FPGAs, microcontrollers, measurement and acquisition hardware

• Experience with, and knowledge of Systems Engineering aspects of requirements decomposition, testing and Verification and Validation, at the systems level is a plus



**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

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. 


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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