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Lockheed Martin Kubernetes Engineer in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Description: WHAT WE'RE DOING

• Join Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Cyber & Intelligence, where we foster innovation and integrity.

• As a Kubernetes Engineer, you will collaborate with dynamic teams on diverse projects, from cutting-edge cloud apps to revolutionary advanced technologies.

• Benefit from the support of a global technology leader that values innovative thinking and provides the resources to turn ideas into reality.

• Build on our proud legacy of achievement and contribute to shaping the future of aerospace, defense, and security solutions.


• Coordinate with the Government customer, and enterprise partners, as well as the program’s leadership, development, and test teams.

• Perform an analysis of customer requirements and assisting in determining a systems design plan while collaborating with development teams.

• Develop Interface documentation and modeling that will be used to map systems applications to ensure products are making the most impact to our customers.

• Assist in the generation of pre and post-deployment material for delivery and should have expertise in system design and interface organization.

• Generate and update architecture artifacts representing the software baseline and deployment environments.


• Lockheed Martin is a global leader in aerospace, defense, and security solutions, committed to excellence and integrity.

• Our culture celebrates diversity, fosters innovation, and values collaboration.

• We believe in creating an inclusive environment where everyone's contributions are recognized and valued.


You understand how the many different pieces of a system work together. Our products involve hundreds of people, processes, and systems, and you’ll need to figure out how the ones that are relevant to your analysis fit together.


• Join a global technology leader where your ideas can make a difference and your contributions are valued.

• Work on exciting projects that challenge you to push boundaries and innovate.

• Be part of a diverse and inclusive team that values collaboration and fosters personal and professional growth.

• Grow your career in an environment that encourages learning, development, and creativity.

Basic Qualifications:

- Candidate must possess security clearance with a polygraph

- Fourteen (14) years’ experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required.

- Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

• Kubernetes installation and experience (Rancher/RKE/K3S based is preferred)

Desired Skills:

• Experience with large OpenSearch installations

• Experience troubleshooting distributed applications

• Basic NiFi administration

• Experience writing/using Salt for configuration management

• Experience writing/maintaining Helm charts

• Basic git experience

• Influx/Prometheus/Grafana experience.

• Experience with Kafka distributed event store and stream processing platform

• Ceph storage platform

Clearance Level: TS/SCI w/Poly SP

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: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.

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: 9x80 every other Friday off

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.

The application window will close in 90 days; applicants are encouraged to apply within 5 - 30 days of the requisition posting date in order to receive optimal consideration.

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

Business Unit: RMS

Relocation Available: No

Career Area: Cyber Security Engineering

Type: Task Order/IDIQ

Shift: First