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Opto-Mechanical Engineering Manager

Company: Lockheed Martin
Location: Longmont
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Description:Are you ready to take your career to a new level and work at an extraordinary company?The coolest jobs on this planet or any other are with Lockheed Martin Space.At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds hardest engineering problems. Come be part of a culture that inspires employees to think big, perform with excellence and build incredible products! We provide the resources, inspiration and focus. If you have the passion and courage to dream big, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you!Join us at the Optical Payload Center of Excellence (OPCoE) as the Opto-Mechanical Engineering Manager developing high technology readiness level (TRL) products for missile and space hardware. This position will lead a group within the Structures, Thermal, and Mechanisms department to develop a product portfolio consisting of optical bench assemblies, Focal Plane Array housings, dewars, thermal components, mechanisms (i.e., fast steering mirrors and filter wheels) and other optical payload structures (i.e., telescope support). This is a unique opportunity to be a direct people manager while maintaining responsibility for a technical portfolio of work!As a Lockheed Martin leader, you will manage recruitment, development, assignment, and evaluation of your team. You will lead your team to work with the architects and Fellows within OPCoE to develop product maturation plans in accordance with roadmaps and need dates. Your group will keep abreast of SOA (State of the Art) as well as SOP (State of Practice) to provide subject matter expertise (SME) across all program lifecycles. This group will be consulted on make/buy decisions for their products and would be the execution team if a make decision was determined by the program. You will significantly impact the enterprise through establishment of a dedicated team working to drive common, high TRL products across programs. In this leadership role, you will direct a group of engineers to: Partner with Lines of Business (LOB) and OPCOE Payload Systems Engineering teams to develop architectures in a consistent manner to allow use of common products Develop transition plans for low TRL products from the science and technology community Propose and execute IRAD projects with a goal of standardization and maturation Enhance relationships with strategic suppliers and other LM Business Areas (BAs) to compliment the in-house OPCoE team Perform as part of the Integrated Product Team (IPT) in cases where an OPCOE make is selected Work closely with Payload IPT leads and LOB leadership to understand mission drivers Implement and lead technical knowledge management to develop and maintain core proficiencies, key technical skills, knowledge continuity and facilitate career advancement opportunities to employees Manage staffing requirements, sustain engineering capabilities and preserve critical skills**We are hiring multiple roles, with one located in Louisville, CO and the other in Sunnyvale, CA.**To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters an inclusive work environment that encourages differences and big-picture thinking.Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy: Medical Dental 401k Paid time off Work/life balance Career development Mentorship opportunities Rewards & recognitionLearn more about Lockheed Martin s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.Basic Qualifications: Experience working across space and ground applications Experience in design using a variety of materials Experience with cooled/cryogenic systems Bachelor s Degree in technical subject area (i.e., mechanical, electrical, or other engineering/science area), or equivalent combination of education and experience US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearanceDesired Skills: 12+ years of demonstrated technical expertise (10+ years with a Master s degree, or above) 4+ years demonstrated hands-on expertise in space OR complex hardware/software systems Excellent communications skills both verbal and written with the proven ability to communicate Team leadership experience Demonstrated ability to drive closure and resolve complex technical issues/challenges Variety of customer experience and exposure across business areas (military, intelligence, science and weather instrumentation, etc.)BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:job.QualificationsLockheed 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.EXPERIENCE LEVEL:Experienced Professional Associated topics: automotive, cae, catia, mechanical, mechanical engineer, motor, powertrain, proe, rotordynamic, turbomachinery

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