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Chief Engineer / JASSM / Orlando, FL

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L1475:Research Engineering Mgr
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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.

The JASSM Program Area is an established production program with a growing Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customer base. JASSM currently has 3 FMS customers, two in current production and 2 more customers on the horizon. The JASSM program is seeking candidates to fill the soon to be vacated FMS Tech Lead / Chief Engineer role. This position is responsible for leading all of the engineering activities for the JASSM FMS effort. This position reports to the JASSM Programs Chief Engineer and will provide day-to-day interface with JASSM FMS PMs and the Air Force FMS JASSM Program Office (JPO). The position is responsible for supporting the program area in meeting all FMS commitments including: technical performance, schedule, and cost along with supporting FMS new business activities. The successful candidate will be required to communicate technical status and issues internally to program leadership, technical leadership and functional leadership as well as externally to the customer. The individual must have the experience, drive, and demonstrated capability to lead a team of engineers of varying disciplines to provide technical excellence and mission success.

Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.
The Locale: Orlando is a city in the Central Florida area. This region is a great place to live and to raise a family. Central Florida offers lots of attractive residential housing options. The Greater Orlando metropolitan area is the sixth largest metro area in the southeastern United States. The climate here is warm and sunny all year long for the most part. Orlando is home to the University of Central Florida (UCF), Walt Disney World, and SeaWorld. Where can you get to from Orlando? Orlando is about an hour's drive from Cocoa Beach and the "space coast" to include NASA and the Kennedy Space Center. Tampa is about 1 and ¼ hours from Orlando. West Palm Beach is about 2.5 hours to the south and Jacksonville is about 2 hours to the northeast. Atlanta, GA is 6 hours to the northwest.

Basic Qualifications
The successful candidate must have prior IPT leadership experience and be able to manage complex technical projects with little oversight. The candidate must be able to take general guidance from Leadership and strategically integrate it into the project's business rhythm. The candidate must be able to manage a budget, forecast resources, and develop close working relationships with associate IPT Leads and functional managers. Must have an active Secret security clearance.

Desired skills
The position requires leadership skills and demonstration of all the tenants of Full Spectrum Leadership in previous assignments. This position requires effective task organization and communication skills. Experience in missile design /development and aircraft integration/flight testing is desired. Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must.

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.

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.

Job Location(s): Orlando Florida
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Enterprise > Orlando: > TM > JASSM > JASSM CON
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Systems Engineering: Other
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Experienced Professional
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FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day
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