RF/Antenna Program Management
Job ID: 485466BR
Date posted: Jun. 11, 2019
City: Littleton, Sunnyvale
State: California, Colorado
Description:As we enter a new era of Strategic Weapon Systems, 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. Do you want to be part of a culture that inspires employees to think big, perform with excellence and build incredible products? We provide the resources, inspiration and focus - if you have the passion and courage to dream big, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you.
Do you have a passion for working on emerging technologies? Navy Strategic Programs (NSP) is experiencing significant growth and we need your expertise to deliver amazing new technologies to our customers. We have opportunities that include advanced Hypersonic Technology, Glide Body Strike technology, and other key technology insertions. The early design and engineering phase provides you with tremendous career growth potential along with meaningful assignments to stretch and hone your expertise. This is a rare opportunity to work closely alongside our Navy Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) partners to field a number of future strategic systems that the nation urgently needs.
You will be the primary individual responsible for Communications sub-system program execution, cost, schedule, staffing, and communications. Oversee antenna and RF subsystem component design & integration activities. Balance leadership proficiency, integrate antenna and RF component designs, coordinate manufacturing & test activities, and apply knowledge of RF/microwave receivers, transmitters, frequency converters, low noise amplifiers (LNA) and solid-state power amplifiers (SSPA). Manage multi-disciplinary teams, work effectively across multiple organizations. Proficiency generating and updating planning materials (cost, schedule). Lead proposal development, manage cost accounts, interact with customer teams and technical advisory forums, and participate in upper management reviews. Approximately 15% travel.
To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin cultivates 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:
•Paid time off
•Rewards & recognition
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Understanding of radome, antenna, RF/microwave flight hardware design, manufacturing, environmental testing (thermal, random vibe, shock, thermal vacuum) for spacecraft/space environments and knowledge of RF materials interactions in extreme aerospace environments. Experience with hands-on hardware design and prototyping, including active and passive circuits, amplifiers, oscillators and modulators/demodulators. Experience in design, characterization and modeling of antenna and RF circuits using s-parameters, circuit integration and test using flight representative mock-ups and bench-top microwave equipment including spectrum and network analyzers. Familiar with model-based systems engineering/systems modeling language (MBSE)/SysML. Knowledge or familiarity with antenna, RF circuit and link/synthesis analysis tools such as CST, FEKO (Computational Electromagnetics Software), ADS (Advanced Design System), HFSS (High Frequency Structure Simulator), AWR Microwave Office, STK (Systems Tool Kit), NEC or similar tool packages. Prior experience of technical oversight of suppliers; excellent presentation, oral, and written skills; and measurement and reporting of Earned Value Management (EVM) metrics.
Previous experience with hypersonics and early-stage aerospace product development
Proficiency conducting laboratory benchtop RF/antenna prototyping, testing & iterative design modifications.
Applicable university graduate work, publications, patents, and active with industry associations
Active government security clearance
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: Secret
Virtual Location: no
Work Schedule: 9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2