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Lockheed Martin Software Engineer Staff (Part-time Telecommuting) in Rockville, Maryland

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.

Description: The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space. Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems.

The selected candidate will join the Wildfire Tranche 1 Transport Layer (T1TL) team in developing capabilities for the Space Development Agency (SDA).

T1TL is a mesh network of over one hundred optically interconnected satellites that provides a resilient, low-latency, high-volume data transport communication system. T1TL will provide global communications access and deliver persistent regional encrypted connectivity in support of Warfighter missions around the globe by serving as the backbone for Combined Joint All Domain Command and Control (CJADC2) built on low-latency data transport and sensor-to-shooter connectivity.

The selected candidate will join the Wildfire program's Agile (scrum) Software Development Team. Typical Agile responsibilities include participation in daily scrums, sprint/release planning, demos, and retrospectives. Development responsibilities include software design, code and unit test, investigation into ad-hoc issues, and the ability to analyze and resolve complex mission problems quickly and independently.

We're looking for a highly motivated and experienced software engineer to join our fast-paced development effort and contribute to the success of a very challenging and rewarding mission.

The successful candidate will have a commendable work ethic, good communication skills, a great attitude, be a results-oriented team player, creative thinker and problem-solver, and follow all ethical standards of the Lockheed Martin Corporation.

The responsibilities include supporting the software design and development activities using the best software development practices. The candidate will also mentor junior software engineers and provide guidance on their tasks.

The successful candidate will have the ability to obtain a clearance, but the clearance is not required to start.

This position offers the ability to work remotely part-time (part-time telecommuter).

Basic Qualifications:

• Software development experience and proficiency in C++ and Linux

• Familiar with network protocols, packets forwarding concepts

• Excellent communication skills

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

• Ability to provide leadership and guidance to junior engineers

• Ability to obtain US government Security Clearance (not required to start)

Desired Skills:

• Experience in requirements definitions

• Familiar with Interface Control Document (ICD) definitions

• Experience in developing software in satellite communication domain and a good understanding of the related software architecture



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.


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