Payload Systems RF Engineer Senior Staff at Lockheed Martin Corporation - Military veterans preferred

2019-06-12
Lockheed Martin (www.lockheedmartin.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee   contract


Littleton
Colorado
United States

Payload Systems RF Engineer Senior Staff

Job ID: 486028BR
Date posted: Jun. 11, 2019
City: Littleton
State: Colorado
Program: PLE
Description:Come join the RF Center of Excellence and shape the future! You can work on challenging programs in support of Space Vehicles, Hypersonics, Missile Defense and more.

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

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Do you have a passion for working on emerging technologies?

As a Radio Frequency Engineer with Space you would develop RF payload solutions and the RF / electronic components for Space and Missile platforms. Work with RF from the MHz range all the way up through Optical systems. Communication payloads or RF payloads are needed for every platform and serve missions ranging from human space flight, commercial broadband services, national intelligence, protected communications, navigation and more. Our product portfolio includes a wide range of international and domestic programs, addressing the important needs of our commercial, civil and military customers.

You will be responsible for design and development of high reliability RF and microwave hardware for Space Flight communications payloads. You will perform requirements analysis and decomposition, develop specifications, perform architectural and product trade analyses, execute detailed implementation, validate performance, certify deliverable product. Support proposal and new business opportunities.

The RF Engineer position emphasizes systems engineering and design of payloads, subsystems, antennas and microwave circuits using discrete and MMIC (Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit) devices and RF and analog circuitry for RF products. Demonstrated proficiency in the design and fabrication of RF hybrid designs up through the millimeter wave bands. Proficient in microstrip and coplanar waveguide design, characterization and modeling of circuits using s parameters, circuit layout and test using bench-top microwave equipment including spectrum and network analyzers. Working proficiency with simulation and modeling tools similar to Microwave Office, ADS (Advanced Design System), and/or HFSS (High Frequency Structure Simulator). Knowledge and experience with spacecraft payloads, communications systems and components is desired.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin nurtures an inclusive work environment that inspires 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

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Basic Qualifications:
Radio Frequency hardware design and delivery experience. Proficiency with RF circuit analysis tools such as Agilent ADS, Ansys HFSS, AWR Microwave Office, CST, GRASP (General Responsibility Assignment Software Patterns) or similar tool packages.
Desired Skills:
Spacecraft electronics design and production experience. Experience with antenna design, transmitter, receiver, Electronically Steerable Array (ESA), phased array antenna, radar.
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.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: ESS4400 SPACE
Relocation Available: Yes
Career Area: RF Engineering
Clearance Level: TS/SCI
Type: Full-Time
Virtual Location: no
Work Schedule: 9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2
Shift: First