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Software Engineer / Lead / Grand Prairie, TX

Company: Lockheed Martin
Location: Lewisville
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
Description:The Lockheed Martin Grand Prairie based Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) software engineering team is pursuing a follow-on solution in support of the Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) integration into the Lockheed Martin Space Thermal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system. This multi business area effort represents a revolutionary approach to ground area defense weapon systems in providing a multi-tiered mechanism for safeguarding a nation's assets. In addition to the exciting opportunity to join Lockheed Martin as a software engineer, your contribution to this development effort represents a patriotic justice to our country and our valuable allies in support of a United States Army Urgent Material Release. The selected Software Engineers will be expected to develop solutions in line with the follow-on phase of MSE missile integrated systems, tackling exciting engineering problems from software encryption to the modernization of legacy capability into the joint weapon system overall effort. Individuals selected will work within an Agile based team environment executing work spanning from requirements definition to software development and formal qualification testing in support of product flight test and fielding.

The engineer/leader selected for this position will be expected to lead a technical cross-functional scrum of scrums team in support of a high priority upper tier integrated air and missile defense contract. In this position you'll have the flexibility to define your role depending on contract needs and your desired concentration, from the development of the scaled agile strategy to the actual development of the software/system's solution. If you possess a desire to make an impact in the defense industry as a macro level technical leader contributing to an evolving and innovative engineering team this position is for you.

We encourage you to drop us a line even if you don't have all the points our qualifications. That is a lot of different areas of responsibilities! We will help you pick them up because we believe great engineers come from a diverse set of background.

The Locale:
Grand Prairie is part of the "Mid-Cities" region in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex which is in the North Central region of Texas. Grand Prairie is a suburb of both Dallas and Fort Worth. The region offers a great cost of living combined with a robust economy and a pleasant climate. The Mid-Cities is the suburban region filling the thirty-mile span between Dallas and Fort Worth. These communities include the cities of Arlington, Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Southlake, Colleyville, HEB (Hurst, Euless and Bedford), NRH (North Richland Hills and Richland Hills), Haltom City, Watauga, and Keller, along with multiple other smaller towns such as Trophy Club and Roanoke and together represent more people than either Dallas or Fort Worth.
Basic Qualifications:
- Experience engineering within an embedded C++/Ada environment
- Software/Systems engineering experience within Waterfall and Agile software development lifecycles
- Experience tracking to scheduled milestones as an engineering leader
- Possesses a critical yet constructive eye for details
- Ability to delineate an approach method depending on task details and expectations
Desired Skills:
- Experience with VxWorks and alike embedded operating systems
- Experience balancing technical risks given a design approach while owning the resulting outcome as a solutions architect
- Strong Ability to approach daily tasks pragmatically with minimal oversight
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Understands the value of teamwork and perspective
- Ability to think within the art of the possible/abstract in order to mold an engineering design/vision into reality
- Intrinsically motivated and driven to achieve goals
- Desire to make a difference in the defense industry on behalf of national defense

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.
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