Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin

  • Addison, TX

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Job ID: 637415BR

Date posted: Jul. 31, 2023

Program: PAC-3

Description:Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) is one of four Lockheed Martin business areas. We are a recognized designer, developer and manufacturer of precision engagement aerospace and defense systems for the U.S. and allied militaries. MFC develops, manufactures and supports advanced combat, missile, rocket, manned and unmanned systems for military customers that include the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, NASA and dozens of foreign allies.

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire in Grand Prairie, Texas is seeking an experienced Staff Software Engineer who will be supporting detailed software design and hardware/software integration/verification for the missile test systems in support of testing the PAC-3/MSE Missile and subsystems. Applicant should be a proven problem solver who can multi-task in a complex interrelated environment.

Candidates should be skilled in test equipment design, interface test adapter (ITA) design, and interfacing with test equipment. Candidates must understand electronics testing methods. Requires knowledge of industry wide tests and test equipment. Candidate will provide flow charts, block diagrams, schematics, and interface control documents. This role will support the writing of test description documents, operating instruction, and installation procedures. This role will support Peer Reviews, Design Assurance Reviews, Pre/Post Verification Readiness Reviews, etc. Candidate provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.

Candidate is expected to work under only general direction. This role will be required to work to the assigned tasks as laid out in the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) within constraints defined by the Test System Technical Lead. This role is expected to provide timely and frequent communication on progress and significant issues to the Test System Technical Lead and other Program and Functional Stakeholders to prevent surprises.

Candidate will be required to work with cross functional teams – Test System Technical Lead, Systems Engineering (SE) SME, Unit Under Test (UUT) SME, Group Technical Staff (GTS), and Functional Design Assurance SME – to ensure the test system design is in-line with Enterprise standards and to ensure the test system meets requirements.

Candidate will occasionally be required to travel to Lockheed Martin production facilities, supplier’s facilities, and customer facilities.


Basic Qualifications:

  • LabVIEW/TestStand Software development and configuration experience
  • Background on developing automated test equipment using National Instruments hardware as building block
  • Ability to analyze test requirement and design hardware and software solutions that meet requirements
  • Troubleshooting Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Test equipment hardware (Oscilloscopes, power supplies, DMM, signal Generators, spectrum analyzers, AC/DC power distribution systems)
  • Ability to obtain DoD Secret Clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Strong background in requirements development/maintenance, SW architecture, test equipment hardware/software design, integration and verification
  • RF/Telemetry Background
  • Knowledge of 1553 communication protocols
  • Experience in troubleshooting and failure investigation in support of developmental engineering as well as production manufacturing
  • Agile Development (JIRA, GitLab)
  • Cadence and CST design tool experience
  • Requirements Management Applications (DOORS, NI Requirements Gateway)

Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.

Clearance Level: Secret

Other Important Information You Should Know

Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.

Ability to Work Remotely: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.

Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.

Schedule for this Position: 4×10 hour day, 3 days off per week

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.

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

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.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional


Relocation Available: Possible

Career Area: Test Engineering

Type: Full-Time

Shift: First

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