Lockheed Martin Senior Systems Engineer Mission Engineer in Sunnyvale, California

Description: Space is not a place to go – space is a place to do! Going to space is just the beginning. It’s what you do when you get there that matters. Because space is a place to do big, important, epic things that connect people around the world, advance the frontiers of science, and help militaries protect what matters most. Lockheed Martin builds the technology that gets things done in space. Exploring the solar system. Predicting the weather. Delivering precise GPS. Detecting and defeating missile launches. At Lockheed Martin, we don’t just think big thoughts. We get things done. So become a Lockheed Martin Space Systems Engineer. You are meant to benefit humanity.

This Systems Engineer position supports the definition and development of the engineering solution for the mission area. The Systems Engineer is responsible for developing an optimized design solution utilizing system capabilities in Power Generation, Thermal Control, Guidance and Navigation, Communications, spacecraft I/O and On-Orbit operations.

The Systems Engineer is responsible for ensuring maximum system value is captured in the design and meets the customer and program defined requirements to enable the accurate delivery of the systems full capability under all required conditions.

The Systems Engineer is responsible for ensuring that all Mission Engineering design efforts incorporate the necessary aspects for defining the resources and methodologies necessary to verify and demonstrate these capabilities by supporting the design, development and test of a complex system.

The Systems Engineer is responsible for supporting the program in developing a viable solution and in meeting all commitments including technical performance, schedule, and cost along with ensuring customer satisfaction with the system design. The Systems Engineer coordinates collaborative development activities between the component development teams and users in a pro-active manner.

** This position requires a government security clearance and only candidates with US Citizenship will be considered. **

Basic Qualifications:

1. Working experience with Intelligence Community (IC) and/or Department of Defense (DoD)

2. Microsoft Office applications (e.g., PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Project)

3. Engineering experience.

Desired Skills:

- Preferred candidate will have TS/SCI with Poly

- Demonstrated ability in one of the following areas:

• Requirements

• System Modeling

• CONOPS development

• Mission Planning

• Mission Analysis

- Proficiency in:




• Cameo / Rhapsody

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Strong interpersonal skills

- Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment

- Team player able to build consensus among peers and build effective relationships with team members

- Effectively manage:

a. change

b. identify issues

c. work with stakeholders to develop solutions



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.

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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.


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