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Senior Manager for Electro-Optical Engineering

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L1886:Electro-Optical Engrg Sr Mgr
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Sunnyvale, California:
The Advanced Programs Remote Sensing (APRS) Optical Payload Sr. Manager is responsible for strategic and technical leadership for emerging capabilities and programs related to remote sensing for the Special Programs Line of Business (LOB). The Sr. Manager will lead Internal Research and Development (IRAD) and Contract Research and Development (CRAD) from capture through execution in areas of strategic importance for Special Programs. These activities includes evaluation and development of in-house solutions and supplier derived capabilities to provide best value for our mission partners. To support APRS activities, the Sr. Manager plays a critical role in coordinating with the Optical Payload Center of Excellence (OPCoE) and the rest of Engineering & Technology. The APRS Manager will lead a team of engineers and technologists with a combination of program and technology responsibility spanning program reviews, staffing, professional development, team building, and implementation of Lockheed Martin’s formal management practices.
The position roles and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:
• Payload design, development, and deliver for Space and Airborne systems
• Program management on both Programs of Record and Rapid Development programs
• Payloads/sensor strategies, execution, and briefings
• IRAD planning and coordination for the development of key discriminators
• Interfacing with the customers, preparing briefings, managing customer expectations
• Proposal development
• Talent assessment and development consistent with Lockheed Martin Human Resource processes and practices
• Workforce planning and implementation
• Enforcement of company and government policies and procedures and regulations
• Development and administration of employee performance assessments, salary adjustments and promotions in accordance with Lockheed Martin Policy and Compensation Philosophy.

Keyword\\Phrases Include:
Electro-Optical Engineering, Remote Sensing, Research & Development, IRAD, IR&D, CRAD, Phenomenology, Lidar, Mid-Wave Infrared Imaging, Hyperspectral Sensing, Hypertemporal Sensing, Payload, Sensors and Classified Programs.

Basic Qualifications
• Engineering or Technical Degree or equivalent
• Demonstrated experience advancing technology for program insertion
• Demonstrated experience managing R&D teams
• System engineering knowledge for the development and verification of optical payloads and sensors
• Program management experience
• Excellent communications skills both verbal and written with the proven ability to communicate to all levels internally and externally.
• Demonstrated ability to drive closure and resolve complex and large scale technical issues/challenges.
• Demonstrated experience in developing technical talent and building pipelines to sustain technical expertise within the organization.
• Ability to motivate teams in a matrix environment deployed across multiple locations
• Demonstrated Full Spectrum Leadership Imperatives
• Demonstrated strong interpersonal/team skills
• Active TS/SCI security clearance

Desired skills
• Related Master’s or PhD degree is preferred
• Experience with phenomenologies in the areas of lidar, mid-wave infrared imaging, hyperspectral sensing, and/or hypertemporal sensing
• Experience with focal planes, receivers, and/or high speed electronics
• Experience in the development and integration of algorithms for data exploitation, computer vision, or automation
• Experience with development and evaluation of Deep Learning / Artificial Intelligence techniques
• Experience with Program Management (including Earned Value Management)
• Experience managing/leading Department of Defense (DOD) programs

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Job Location(s): Sunnyvale California
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TS/SCI w/Poly
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9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2
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