Affordability Systems Engineer - Grand Prairie, TX - Military veterans preferred

Lockheed Martin (


  full-time   employee   contract

Grand Prairie
United States

Affordability Systems Engineer - Grand Prairie, TX

Job ID: 463998BR
Date posted: Dec. 07, 2018
City: Grand Prairie
State: Texas
Program: TOAR and Systems Engineers
Description:At Lockheed Martin, you’ll have an opportunity to create a better world every day. For most individuals, our work challenges belong merely to headlines and tweets. But our employees routinely experience a broad range of programs and projects, each geared to important human needs. Whatever your assignment, you’ll use your education and experience to take on formidable challenges. Meanwhile, you can rely on the resources of a global technology leader to back the kind of innovation that has characterized our historic breakthroughs.

Lockheed Martin is seeking a full time Affordability Systems Engineer for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to provide system engineering design and analysis support for military programs. This engineer will be responsible for conducting analysis at the whole system level to align the design efforts with cost targets, to optimize affordable solutions.
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, or a related discipline with 5 years of systems engineering experience supporting technical programs.

Working experience with the following:
Trade studies.
Cost and value models.
Military or energy systems.
Whole life cycle concerns.
Conducting analysis in both data rich, and data scarce environments.

Must be able to work with a team and individually.

Familiar with missions effectiveness and supportability.

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance Required.
Desired Skills:
Experienced with a diverse set of Operational Research and Affordability methods.

Good communication skills, both written and oral.

Experience working on a complex product.

Experience managing teams, work and products.

Can envision goals, define plans to reach them.

Work as part of an integrated cross functional team to develop or enhance affordability processes and tools.

Improve and deploy total Lifecycle Affordability Evaluation & Execution model for integrating Production, Sustainment and Development cost reduction initiatives and plans.

Ability to integrate technical and financial analysis.

Track/monitor progress of cost reduction efforts through execution.

Develop and roll out a measurement system to monitor progress towards goals.
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.
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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Systems Engineering: Other
Clearance Level: Secret
Type: Full-Time
Virtual Location: no
Work Schedule: FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day
Shift: First