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Guidance, Navigation & Control Senior Hardware Engineer

Company: Lockheed Martin Corporation
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job 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 people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to craft, design and build solutions to some of the worlds' hardest engineering problems. Do you want join a culture that inspires employees to think creatively, exceed their own expectations and build incredible products? We provide the resources, support and focus - if you have the passion and courage to dream big, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

The Special Programs Remote Sensing Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) team is made up of enthusiastic and talented individuals that design and produce the hardware, algorithms, and software required to solve the challenging problems of controlling these systems in a harsh, zero-g environment. Are you willing to join this team and help solve these challenges in a team environment using your GN&C academic background and experience?

As a Certified Principal Engineer (CPE) for Remote Sensing you will be responsible for GNC hardware such as an inertial reference unit (IRU) and/or star reference unit (SRU). CPE responsibilities include serving as the primary technical lead for the procurement, development, integration, and test of the hardware. The CPE will work with the hardware vendors, subcontracts, specialty engineering, pointing control system, and dynamics teams to support system integration and analysis.

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
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Rewards & recognition

You can learn more about Lockheed Martin's competitive and comprehensive benefits package by visiting this link. (

Basic Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering or Science (or related discipline) preferably Electrical, Mechanical or Aerospace
  • Experience with hardware design, and test
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully serve as a technical lead for hardware development
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully collaborate with pointing control analysis and dynamics teams to support hardware design and performance analyses
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with Poly Clearance

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