Systems Engineering Manager

in Littleton, CO

Systems Engineering Manager Job

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  • Organization

    ESS4400 SPACE

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    71ABA00:System Design Integration

  • Job Category

    Systems Engineering: Design and Verification

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  • Job Location

    Littleton, CO 80125, US

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  • Schedule

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

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  • Remote


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 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.

Do you have a passion to get humans back to the moon and eventually to Mars? NASA has developed a vision for exploration that includes the development of a Human Lander System and a Gateway Habitat in the next 5 years. The nation received a White House mandate to place humans back on the surface of the Moon by 2024. Lockheed Martin Space is onboard to be part of this historic event and is looking to build a core team of highly-motivated engineers excited to be working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. This is a rare opportunity for you to help NASA meet the challenges of the first step in achieving that “long-term presence at the Moon” and the stepping point for human missions to Mars.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters an inclusive work environment that supports 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:

Paid time off
Work/life balance
Career development

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours.  Our customers pursue 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.

Lockheed Martin is looking for a dynamic, hardworking Systems Engineering Manager to support the Gateway Habitat Program

As the Systems Design and Integration Manager, you will:
• Lead the Program's Systems Design and Integration efforts to include technical direction, planning, and staffing
• Manage Systems Design and Integration resources for the program, and provide programmatic and proposal support
• Provide guidance to a Systems Engineering team to include full Systems Engineering lifecycle processes, from architecture and requirements development through system operations and integration
• Provide oversight and support to critical program area Engineering skill development
• Utilize your background and functional leadership experience to help deliver on this critical program

As a Systems Design and Integration Manager, your team of System, Mechanical and Electrical Integrators will:
• Establish system architecture and CONOPS, perform system level design and decomposition into requirements
• Perform system analysis and interface definition and management/ execution
• Lead studies and system trades for enhanced capabilities
• Perform systems/hardware integration, test planning and execution
• Develop plans to on-ramp new mission capabilities while protecting the primary mission
• Lead and coordinate design reviews and technical product reviews
• Lead failure investigations and anomaly resolution boards

Job Qualifications

• Good working Knowledge of Avionics, Power, Software, Structures and Environmental Controls and Life Support (ECLS) subsystems
• Prior Experience with Human Space Flight program
• Prior Cost Account Manager (CAM) Experience
• Demonstrated Program/Project Management and/or leadership skills
• Familiarity with NASA program support
• Systems Engineering process knowledge or experience and complete lifecycle experience with Engineering processes and reviews
• System design and test experience with one or more subsystems or disciplines outside of Systems Engineering (e.g., Electrical, Mechanical, Propulsion, RF, Software, etc.)

Job Skills

• 12+ years with spacecraft architecture design, development, integration, test, with broad based and in-depth knowledge of space and launch systems at the component through system level
• Space segment design, integration and test experience with one or more subsystems or disciplines outside of Systems Engineering
• Proven track record of good judgment and programmatic execution necessary to meet technical requirements while balancing schedules and budget obligations
• Demonstrated ability to assemble and lead multi-disciplined design and integration team to communicate and coordinate work as one team with common goals
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong social skills, and ability to build consensus among peers while building solid relationships with team members, leadership, and customers
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with strong presentation skills
• Previous proposal experience
• Demonstrated knowledge in Systems Analysis disciplines of Mission Analysis, Stress, Dynamics, Thermal, Reliability and Survivability
• Recognized as an authority in systems thinking techniques with the demonstrated ability to apply them to a wide range of complex problems and train others in their application

Additional Information

Who We Are

At Lockheed Martin, veterans are at the center of everything we do — in fact, one in five of our employees has served in uniform. We are proud to help men and women like you successfully transition into civilian careers. Join us and you will find opportunities to take on the same kind of long-term challenging assignments you tackled while in the military.
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