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Optical Payload Program Execution Director

Company: Lockheed Martin
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Job Description:

Optical Payload Program Execution Director Apply Now Job ID: 538686BR Date posted: Sep. 08, 2020 Locations: Sunnyvale, California | Louisville, Colorado | Littleton, Colorado Program: OPL Description: The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin 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 day we use our unrivaled 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. At Lockheed Martin Space, we are motivated by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and forward-thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee. Space values your skills, training, and education. Come and experience your future!

The Optical Payload Center of Excellence (OPCoE) Program Execution Director reports to the Director of OPCoE and is responsible for driving program execution to meet contractual commitments.

The Execution Director must be highly experienced in integrating space hardware and software subsystems into deliverable systems, have a thorough understanding of the LM Space processes and tools for developing high reliability space hardware, and possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to motivate multi-disciplined teams across the Corporation and teammate companies to achieve Program objectives.

This position is responsible for the successful execution of all OPCoE programs which includes those programs being executed solely within OPCoE as well as in support of and in coordination with our Lines of Business (LOB’s).

In this dynamic role you will:

• Provide oversight of and leadership, mentoring, and support to OPCoE Program managers and teams to ensure their successful cost, schedule, and technical execution.

• Ensure all OPCoE programs are staffed appropriately, have clear and concise baselines, have clear risk management approaches and processes, adhere to all applicable Common Integrated Process Systems (CIPS), follow clear and efficient failure investigation processes, and perform at a high level and at a high level of accuracy in Cost Performance Index (CPI) and Schedule Performance Index (SPI) throughout the duration of each program.

• Identify and develop OPCoE and Engineering and Technology (E&T) CoE processes and procedures aimed at improving the efficiency of execution and reducing the cost and schedule associated with program execution.

• Partner with OPCoE program leads, CoE functional leads, the leadership of other E&T organizations, LOBs, Operations, and Finance and Business Operations to identify inefficient enterprise processes which are in turn causing inefficiencies in program execution.

• Once identified, work with those organizations to drive improvement in those areas and resolve the inefficiencies.

• Actively and directly interact with program customers, LOB leadership, and Executive Leadership to ensure proper coordination, scheduling, and communication in setting program baselines, working failure investigations, and all other elements necessary to ensure our customers have a transparent and positive experience in all interactions and situations.

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 & recognition

https://www.lockheedmartinjobs.com/working-here#benefits>Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits.

Basic Qualifications:

• Technical Degree in Engineering or equivalent required + appropriate experience.

• Demonstrated success in program management, subcontract management, and/or Technical management for Optical or Electro-Optical Payload programs with proven ability to manage budgetary responsibility >$100M+

• Experience in Optical or Electro-Optical space flight program development and execution.

• Demonstrated leadership experience

• Proven customer relations experience

• Active TS/SCI and SAP clearances

Desired Skills:

• Knowledge of LM processes as well as organizational Roles and Responsibilities.

• Ability to demonstrate inclusive behavior and actively cultivate workforce and thought diversity.

• Eye for business, political acumen

• Innovation Other Important Information You Should Know Expression 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. Telecommute: The work associated with this position will be performed at the designated Lockheed Martin facility. Situational telecommuting may be considered and authorized at the discretion of your leader and based upon the role. 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 off Security 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 Professional Business Unit: SPACE Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Management Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Shift: First Apply Now

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