Satellite Payload Digital Systems Engineer

in Littleton, CO

Satellite Payload Digital Systems Engineer Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    519325

  • Req #

    494149BR

  • Organization

    ESS4400 SPACE

  • Business Unit

    Space

  • Department

    75C1A00:Digital Products

  • Job Category

    Systems Engineering: System Architecture

  • Career Area

    PLE

  • Job Location

    Littleton, CO 80125, US

  • Job Type

    Full-Time

  • Clearance Level

    Top Secret

  • Career Level

    Top Secret

  • Schedule

    9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2

  • Shift

    First

  • Remote

    No

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 single day we use our unique 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. 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.

Lockheed Martin Space is looking for a hardworking, highly motivated Digital Systems Engineer to join the development of the next generation RF digital payloads. You will work closely with system architects to understand key requirements and mature pre-market solutions. Specific responsibilities include:

•You will develop design concepts and technical baselines for payload communications processors and satellite controllers
•Develop payload subsystem-level requirements and interface definitions
•Conducting payload design trades, including potential source identification/selection through formal Requests for Information (RFI)
•Perform analysis and decompose system level performance requirements to verifiable allocated subsystems/components requirement. Perform analysis to size computing/Digital signal processing/FPGA resources needed to implement the functionality specified to the subsystem.
•Create technology maturation and risk reduction plans for critical payload elements and satellite subsystems
•Supporting proposal development activities for objective payload systems
•Needs to be able to effectively communicate and coordinate with partners (e.g., subcontractor, customer, SEIT, and multiple M&P and parts organizations) and handle closure of Action Items and Liens.

This position may require domestic travel as necessary to fulfill job responsibilities.

Typically has 14 - 20 years of experience

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin nurtures an inclusive work environment that inspires 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

Job Qualifications

Proven ability to develop and analyze technical requirements, perform trade studies, conduct major design reviews (e.g. PDR and/or CDR) and allocate functions down to subsystems and hardware/software
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to interact effectively with customers, management, and peers. Ability to write technical sections of customer requests for information (RFIs) or proposals, including developing presentations to describe the technical approach in a clear manner.
Proficiency in relevant analytical tools (e.g., MATLAB, XXX)

Job Skills

Experience with satellite communications technologies and waveforms, including DVB-S/2
Working knowledge of current US DoD Protected Satellite Communications (i.e., Milstar/AEHF)
Experience developing Analog/Digital interfaces
Experience with full-life cycle of ASIC/FGPA development including Register Transfer Level (RTL) hardware descriptive languages (IE VHDL, Verilog)
Experience performing software source lines of code (SLOC) estimates based on requirements
Prior satellite communications design experience
Proven ability to develop analytical modeling and simulation tools/environments
Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
Active US DoD/IC TS//SCI

Additional Information

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