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Lockheed Martin Software Engineer - Skunk Works - Level 2 in Palmdale, California

Description: We Are Lockheed Martin

What’s In It For You

3 day weekends every weekend!!

This opportunity is also eligible for a sign-on bonus for external applicants.

From comprehensive benefits to investing in your future and security, Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package here.

Who We Are

The Skunk Works (Lockheed Martin Advanced Development Program) in Fort Worth, TX, is looking for world class talent in Software Architecture, Design, Development, Engineering, and Testing to be a part of an Agile team that will carry on our 70+ year tradition making history in advanced aircraft development.

Our approach is: Quick, Quiet, Quality. Our teams feel privileged to be part of an elite organization and are passionate about supporting and performing on Skunk Works programs.

Who You Are

This role is for a Senior Software Engineer in a group that is responsible for the integration of multiple product lines into cohesive demonstrations in the Skunk Works Integration Facility & Test Center Lab (SWIFT). We will help identify and leverage your strengths and guide you to develop and accelerate your skills on important projects that provide immediate value to our customers. As a member of the Battle Space Integration & Joint All Domain Operations (JADO) Capabilities team, some of the work we do will give you the opportunity to work with and learn about a variety of different state of the art technologies including machine vision, artificial intelligence, crewed uncrewed teaming aircraft (C\\UT).

What You Will Be Doing

The day-to-day expectations of the person in this role is that they will face complex and challenging assignments integrating software and hardware solutions that may require investigation and critical problem solving. Some specific job responsibilities of this role may be classified and will require the applicant to be eligible to obtain a Secret clearance. Our customers know we will deliver the results they require at a pace they need. If you’re up for an ultra-fast-paced, something-new-every-day, short-deadline-driven, self-directed, empowered, team environment, join us for your next step in Software Engineering. We will push you to improve, challenge you every day to exceed expectations and provide you with the infrastructure and support to meet those challenges.

***Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access and an Interim Secret clearance required to start.***

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelors in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Development or related degree from an accredited college

• C, C++, Python, JavaScript, Java

• Software development experience in C/C++ on Windows and Linux

Desired Skills:

• Ability to build and maintain relationships collaborate with others, engage in constructive critique and manage interpersonal dynamics

• Experience with software and hardware integration in a lab environment

• File server management, VMWare, Gitlab and/or Kubernetes experience

• Some experience and/or certification in Agile/Scrum(DevSecOps a plus)

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: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week

Pay Rate:

The annual base salary range for this position in California or New York City is $81,000 - $152,600. 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.

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.

At Lockheed Martin, we use our passion for purposeful innovation to help keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. Our people are some of the greatest minds in the industry and truly make Lockheed Martin a great place to work.

With our employees as our priority, we provide diverse career opportunities designed to propel, develop, and boost agility. Our flexible schedules, competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits enable our employees to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. We place an emphasis on empowering our employees by fostering an inclusive environment built upon integrity and corporate responsibility.

If this sounds like a culture you connect with, you’re invited to apply for this role. Or, if you are unsure whether your experience aligns with the requirements of this position, we encourage you to search on Lockheed Martin Jobs , and apply for roles that align with your qualifications.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional


Relocation Available: Possible

Career Area: Software Engineering

Type: Full-Time

Shift: First