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Mid-level Controls & Mechanisms Engineer (Opto-Mechanical)

Company: Lockheed Martin Corporation
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Are you passionate about state-of-the-art technology in space exploration? Do you like seeing your work applied to real life applications that travel to space? Then you should join Lockheed Martin Space's Optical Payload Center of Excellence (OPCoE) for space applications as an OPCoE Opto-Mechanical Engineer.

OPCoE enables new frontiers in visible-light and infrared systems, missile defense, space exploration and much more. 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 create, design and build solutions to some of the world's hardest engineering problems. We are searching for a Mid-level Controls & Mechanisms Engineer with an Opto-Mechanical focus to support our GNC team. In this role you will support optical and directed energy programs by performing research, analysis, design to work effectively and thrive in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment. You will have strong communication skills, an excellent analytic skill set enjoy working in a dynamic and multi-disciplinary environment.

Some areas of responsibility include:

  • Advanced control and stabilization concepts
  • Jitter/beamwalk control
  • Wavefront control
  • Target detection, tracking, and filtering

We are seeking someone who demonstrates genuine interest in these subjects and who is eager to be mentored by a respected expert in the field. You should demonstrate the ability to to work effectively and thrive in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment. You will have strong communication skills, an excellent analytic skill set enjoy working in a dynamic and multi-disciplinary environment.

You would typically have a related PhD with 0-3 years of professional experience, a Masters with 3-5 years, or a Bachelors with 5-8 years.

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 & 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

  • Experience with electro-optical sensors and/or optical systems
  • Fluency with MATLAB and/or Simulink
  • Experience with control system design and analysis
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance

Keywords: Lockheed Martin Corporation, Sunnyvale , Mid-level Controls & Mechanisms Engineer (Opto-Mechanical), Other , Sunnyvale, California

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