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Senior Electro-Optical Engineer

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E1883:Electro-Optical Engineer Sr
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Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company's Optical Payload Center of Excellence is seeking a candidate for electro-optic (EO) sensor development with a focus on the integrated Payload System. The successful candidate’s primary responsibilities will involve all aspects of the electronics development and integration activities of our E-O Payloads. The candidate will provide program technical support for hardware design, hardware and software interface compatibility, verification event development, test program coordination and hardware delivery. They may be asked to coordinate and/or develop Payload system level impacts for proposals, risks and opportunities, ConOp development, Payload system level requirements generation and flowdown across multiple components. The candidate will also serve as the lead Certified Principal Engineer (CPE) for an E-O Payload component with a focus on electronics/electrical activities.
The position responsibilities include:
• As a CPE you will provide technical leadership of your component working in multi-disciplinary teams for both internally provided and subcontracted hardware which
Some domestic travel is expected
• Understanding of the Specifications and derived requirements flowdown, the Payload component architecture, ConOp, and interface requirements
• Oversee the requirements development and verification planning including support for overall test program and data trending program development
• Work with the IPT, CPEs, Subcontract Manager and Program Management to coordinate Payload component and System level impacts in response to Request for Proposals including generation of Technical Volumes and Assumptions
• Support design reviews at the Payload and component levels and ensure successful closure of all action items and design artifacts
• Support resolution of test failures, hardware anomalies, and provide support to system engineering during critical program milestones

Basic Qualifications
• BS in Electrical Engineering, Electro-Optics, or Physics with 5 years or MS and 3 years
• Background in electronics design, electro-optics, or physics
• Familiarity with E-O systems and relevant performance parameters
• Practical and theoretical knowledge of laboratory hardware for electro-optical sensor and/or component characterization
• Familiarity with integration, test and verification of electronics and sensor systems
• Experience with electronics processor requirements and usage
• Experience deriving requirements and writing specifications based on customer requirements
• Knowledge of the development of verification plans and approaches to support hardware development
• Good communication skills
• Ability to obtain a security clearance

Desired skills
• Advanced degree in electro-optics, electrical engineering, physics, or a related field
• Space Based EO sensor signal chain design experience
• Space electronics hardware experience
• Radiation testing and qualification of electro-optical hardware
• IRAD planning and execution experience
• Leadership experience, Integrated Product Team Lead, or Subcontract Technical Lead experience on a development program
• Experienced in digital electronics, especially high speed serial interfaces (Gbps class), signal integrity, and timing
• Experienced in architecture definition, system design, debug and test of aerospace systems
• Experience with FPGAs/ASICs for high-reliability applications
• Experience developing RTL utilizing a hardware description language (e.g. VHDL, Verilog, and/or SystemVerilog) and debug the design via simulation tools
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment
• Effectively manage change
• Active TS/SCI Clearance

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Job Location(s): Sunnyvale California
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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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