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Lockheed Martin Guidance, Navigation and Control Engineer Stf in Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Description: The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin (LM) is a pioneer, partner, innovator, and builder. Our amazing team is on a mission to make a difference in the world, and every day we use our unique skills, talents, and experiences to design and build solutions to some of the world’s hardest engineering problems. NASA has called on industry to return humans to the moon, this time to stay, and LM intends to answer that call. Do you want to be part of a culture that inspires employees to envision the impossible, perform with excellence and build incredible products? Do you have a passion for human space exploration and the evolution to a multi-planetary species? We provide the resources, inspiration, and focus—if you have the drive 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?

In this position as a Staff Guidance, Navigation and Control (GN&C) engineer, you will play a key role in the design, development, integration and test of the GN&C subsystem for the Sustaining Lunar Development (SLD) program. You will work with the GN&C team along with other discipline subsystem engineers in a collaborate team environment through the system design, integration and test phases culminating with mission success.

For this position, you WILL need to have GN&C control system design, analysis and test experience for Launch Vehicles, given the characteristics of this space vehicle. Having been through the entire life cycle of a space program from Requirements through Integration & Test and Verification is a plus.

This position requires being a U.S. Citizen.

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

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

Basic Qualifications:

• Strong experience in the design, development and test of "Launch Vehicle Controllers" given the characteristics of this vehicle

• Experience with spacecraft dynamics, spacecraft environments, GN&C sensors/actuators, and control system design/analysis with the willingness to mentor junior engineers

• Experience or academic background in various control methods such as optimal control, linear/non-linear controls, advanced feedback control systems, state estimation and filtering

• Experience with MATLAB/SIMULINK and C++

• Experience with design and development of algorithms for GN&C spaceflight systems

• A US Citizenship is required for this position

Desired Skills:

• Experience using Matlab/Simulink to autocode real-time embedded flight software

• Experience in controls system design for launch vehicle ascent. Specific experience in performing stability and performance assessments in the presence of low frequency flexible modes and fluid slosh

• Direct working experience interacting with NASA

• Experience in the entire life cycle of a spacecraft program spanning proposal development through mission operations

• Strong problem-solving skills

• Demonstrated good communication skills with the ability to articulate complex technical issues to management

• Experience in Python

Clearance Level: None

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: Full-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work remotely full time at a location other than a Lockheed Martin designated office/job site. Employees may travel to a Lockheed Martin office for periodic meetings.

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: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week

Pay Rate:

The annual base salary range for this position in most major metropolitan areas in California and New York is $131,200 - $247,300. Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/ training, key skills as well as market and business considerations when extending an offer.

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.

This position is incentive plan eligible.

Pay Rate:

The annual base salary range for this position in California and New York (excluding most major metropolitan areas), Colorado, or Washington is $114,100 - $218,600 . Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/ training, key skills as well as market and business considerations when extending an offer.

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.

(Washington state applicants only) Non-represented full-time employees: accrue at least 10 hours per month of Paid Time Off (PTO) to be used for incidental absences and other reasons; receive at least 90 hours for holidays. Represented full time employees accrue 6.67 hours of Vacation per month; accrue up to 52 hours of sick leave annually; receive at least 96 hours for holidays. PTO, Vacation, sick leave, and holiday hours are prorated based on start date during the calendar year.

This position is incentive plan eligible.

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: SPACE

Relocation Available: No

Career Area: Guidance, Navigation and Control

Type: Full-Time

Shift: First

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