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Focal Plane Engineer, Staff

Company: Lockheed Martin
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID: 595793BRDate posted: May. 09, 2022Locations: Louisville, Colorado; Sunnyvale, CaliforniaProgram: GeoXO
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.Description:At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our outstanding people 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 world's most challenging engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible, cutting-edge 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!The Optical Payload Center of Excellence (OPCoE) enables new frontiers in visible-light and infrared systems, missile defense, space exploration and much more. Our staff integrates authorities across the nation, within Lockheed Martin, our industry partners and leading research universities, into one fast-acting, collaborative group.As an OPCoE Focal Plane Engineer, your responsibilities will include:--- Execute broad guidance from senior engineering and program leadership--- Lead the design team for Focal Plane Arrays/Sub-Systems--- Guide the work of junior and emerging engineers in Focal Plane technology--- Manage prospective and selected suppliers--- Deliver robust documents and briefings on Focal Plane Sub-systems in support of program reviews, trade studies, and proposal efforts--- Support customer reviews--- Ability to perform as a Certified Principal Engineer (CPE) for: (a) working with Systems Engineering and subcontractors to develop specifications; (b) assuring electronic circuitry designs and optical components with specific characteristics fit within specified mechanical and power limits, and perform according to specifications; and (c) be a part of a team developing, designing, analyzing and testing for optical and electro-optical systems and components.**This position may require domestic travel as necessary to fulfill the job responsibilities.To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters an inclusive work environment that encourages 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. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:--- Medical--- Dental--- 401k--- Paid time off--- Work/life balance--- Career development--- Mentorship opportunities--- Rewards & recognitionLearn 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:--- Advanced background in electro-optical sensors and/or electronics--- Experience with imaging focal planes and relevant performance parameters--- Practical and theoretical knowledge of laboratory hardware for electro-optical sensor and component characterization--- Expertise with integration, test, and verification of electronics and sensor systems--- Expertise with electronics processor requirements and usage--- Expertise deriving requirements and writing specifications based on customer requirements--- Expertise in the development of verification plans and approaches to support hardware development--- U.S. citizenship with ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearanceDesired Skills:--- Active TS/SCI security clearance--- Knowledge of a wide range of detector technologies for use in the full optical spectrum from ultraviolet (UV) through long-wave infrared (LWIR) wavelengths--- Experience with both direct-detection and coherent-detection techniques--- Ability to develop novel sensor concepts and architectures including: strawman sensor concept design; architecture trade studies; feasibility analysis; modeling and simulation; optical design--- Expertise in optical theory and design, including radiometry, geometrical optics, physical optics, Fourier optics, adaptive optics, and/or fiber optics--- Knowledge/Experience in related technologies, including:o Real-time processing systems, FPGAs, micro-controllers, measurement and acquisition hardwareo Photonic-Integrated Circuit (PCI) physics, design, technologies and applicationso RF electronics, analog electronics, digital electronicso Control systems, including theory, design and operationo Signal and data processing, including processing hardware and software/algorithms

Other Important Information You Should KnowExpression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.Pay Rate:In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $134,000 - $223,400 . Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and business considerations when extending an offer.This position is incentive plan eligibleAbility to Work Remotely: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: 9x80 every other Friday offSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: TS/SCI 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.Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: SPACERelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Electro-Optical EngineeringType: Full-TimeShift: First

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