Huntsville, Alabama

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As we enter a new era of Strategic Weapon Systems, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator, and builder\. Our outstanding 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, craft, and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems\. Do you want to be part of a culture that inspires employees to think big, perform with excellence and build incredible products? We provide the resources, inspiration, and focus \- if you have the passion and courage to dream big, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you\.

When enemies attack, governments need to be ready to defend their soldiers, citizens, and infrastructure\. That’s where THAAD comes in – it's one of the most sophisticated defense systems in the world and is ready to take on the challenge\.

**Learn more about THAAD**

Our team is seeking a **Project Systems Engineer** to support the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense \(THAAD\) Ground Development \(Gnd\-Dev\) program\. You will work in the Project and Execution area which is one of the four THAAD Ground Systems Engineering teams: Project and Execution, System Design & Architecture, and Requirements & Verification\. This position will report to THAAD Gnd\-Dev Systems Engineering Manager in Huntsville, Alabama\.

**In this role, you will:**

• Be accountable for overall systems engineering technical, project risks, cost, and schedule performance on a specific project\(s\)\.

• Lead broader projects for the THAAD Gnd\-Dev effort by managing your project's risks and opportunities and reporting them out to leadership\.

• Provide primary Tech Ops communication with Program Management \(PM\) Office / Customer for all programmatic items on a project as well as be responsible for identification and closure of technical issues\.

• Meet/exceed all technical commitments made to the programs and track Estimate to Complete/Earned Value Management \(ETC/EVM\) Metrics to monitor program performance, and identify technical or Tech Ops staffing risks, while handling cost/schedule\.

• Ensure requirements baseline in documents, tracked, maintained, and substantiated\.

• Ensure establishment and tracking of key performance metrics and provide timely and accurate projections of engineering resource requirements\.

• Work closely with first\-line functional leaders to identify and secure appropriate staffing, coordinate with the PM office and first\-line managers on proposed engineering staffing changes prior to changes\.

**This position is in Rocket City USA, one of the greatest places to work: Huntsville, AL\!**

To be successful, you will typically have a bachelor’s degree and 9\-14 years of professional experience\.

**Basic Qualifications:**

• Experience in Program/project management, planning, and execution to include Cost Account Management

• Experience with Engineering and Systems Engineering development processes and troubleshooting

• Experience working with subcontractors

• THAAD systems engineering experience

• Experience identifying, managing and reporting Risks and Opportunities

• Ability to obtain DoD Secret clearance, therefore U\. S\. Citizenship is required\.

**Desired Skills:**

• Concept of Operations/ System Architecting

• Experience interacting with customer representatives and LM leadership or similar

• Requirements definition or decomposition or working with requirements documents

• Experience using DOORs as a requirements management database or similar

• Experience in all phases of development life cycle \(to include proposal, design, qualification, requirements verification/validation, risk and opportunities identification and management, production and deployed system\)

• Defense Concepts and Interoperability or other Command and Control systems

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**BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:**

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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

Huntsville, Alabama

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