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Senior RF Engineer for Digital Signal Processor - Spacecraft Communications

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E1683:RF Engineer Sr
Job Description :
Digital Processor ASIC/FPGA Designer:
Lockheed Martin is Seeking Individuals with experience developing high speed digital processing hardware for RF Payloads. The individual would be part of the RF Center of Excellence and work as part of a team across the enterprise to develop a strategy for RF Mission Processing. The individual will support the digital processing hardware team and work with individuals across the multiple organizations and the Lines of Business (LOB) to gather customer and mission needs and translate those into an integrated digital processing road map. The individual would be responsible to stay abreast of current market trends, internal digital processing development efforts and capabilities. The individual would support new business activities as part of a team that identifies candidate processer architectures. The individual will work with algorithm designers to analyzing the processing support required for those algorithms. The individual would execute product development tasks set forth by the digital hardware lead.

Primary Strategic Digital Processing Lead Responsibilities:
• Participate on a digital processing development teams to leverage synergies in the RF COE and with other processing areas within SSC.
• Perform research and analysis that supports the definition of a RF Digital Processing roadmap that takes advantage of current and future marketplace trends and capabilities to satisfy current and future mission needs.
• Assist in the identification of technology risk areas and develop and execute technical risk mitigation plans.
• Decompose top level Unit requirements into subassembly requirements and part level requirements.
• Assist in developing processing approaches in support of RFI and RFPs including defining a baseline processor architecture, creating winning proposal write-ups, and establishing program cost baselines.

Depending on candidate, the position can be located in Littleton, CO, Sunnyvale CA or the El Segundo, CA area.

Keyword\\Phrases Include:
RF Engineering, Radio Frequency, Digital Signal Processing, DSP, Payloads Engineering, Spacecraft Flight Hardware, Satellite Communications, SATCOM, System Design of Communication Systems.

Basic Qualifications
* Candidate shall possess a degree in engineering, or the hard sciences (e.g. physics), with greater than 4 years’ experience
* Experience in electrical design
* Familiarity with digital processor requirements, development and application
* Experience in Unit requirements decomposition
* Capable of updating/revising technical documentation using MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
* Experience in engineering and development through the product life-cycle
* Must have the ability to obtain a SCI clearance
• Ability to work diligently in a self directed manner adhering to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
• Experience in Microsoft Office Suite

Desired skills
• Experience in digital processing, with greater than 5 years’ experience
• Experience in RF Payloads products
• Experience in the development of flight hardware
• Ability to juggle multiple, high-priority items
• Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, with the proven ability to communicate to all levels internally and externally.
• Electrical Engineering degree
• Prior experience in satellite communications system design
• Active SCI Clearance

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):
City(s): El Segundo, Littleton, Sunnyvale

State(s): California, Colorado
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RF Engineering
Job Category :
Experienced Professional
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El Segundo
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Work Schedule :
9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2
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Additional Posting Locations :
El Segundo, Littleton, Sunnyvale