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Lockheed Martin Chapter Next Returnship - Test Engineering/Mt.Laurel, NJ in Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Description: Chapter Next – Let Lockheed Martin be the next step in your Journey Back to the workforce .

Have you taken some extended time away from your career in support of family or personal obligations? At Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS), we understand that sometimes we must pause our professional life to support our family and loved ones. After stepping away from the workplace to care for children, aging parents or other family obligations, the road to return to work can be challenging, and at times intimidating. This is where Chapter Next can be part of your solution.

Chapter Next is a 12-16 week paid returnship hosted by RMS. Candidates who have taken a professional career hiatus for at least 2+ years will be eligible to apply to this program.

During this returnship participants will become part of a community of similarly experienced professionals with challenging work scopes that contribute to the great innovation produced by Lockheed Martin. Selected candidates will be exposed to comprehensive training, professional development opportunities, networking opportunities, and individual based mentoring

Our goal is to provide the fundamental tools needed to be successful in your career field, and to potentially prepare you for an opportunity to join Lockheed Martin full-time. Fields of focus will be diverse across the program and include functional and technical opportunities.

This returnship position is for a Systems Integration and Test Engineer working in the Mt. Laurel, New Jersey.

As an engineering returnship participant in our System Integration and Test (SI&T) department, you will be a part of the team responsible for high level system test planning and test execution for our key customers, including US Navy, US Coast Guard, US Missile Defense Agency, US Air Force, and international.

In this position, the successful candidate will experience responsibilities in one or more of the following domains:

• Model-Based Systems Engineering to plan, implement, and report on SI&T activities.

• System-level integration of software and hardware components to verify system requirements

in a lab and end-user environment.

• Data analysis to evaluate, document, troubleshoot, and correct system/subsystem

anomalies found during scenario testing.

• Test Procedures and Test Reports to verify requirements

• Program technical leadership and functional management to meet cost, schedule and

technical performance objectives.

Additionally, the successful candidate will have the potential to work with our Government customers and customer representatives in all of the above tasks.

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer

Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or equivalent/related discipline.

• Must have strong analytical, problem solving,

leadership skills and demonstrated ability to

comprehend and work successfully with complex

computer programs.

• Demonstrated strong teamwork, communication

(both verbal and written), and presentation skills.

• Demonstrated motivation with strong initiative to

accept new technical challenges in complex system

engineering assignments.

• Ability to attain and maintain a Secret DoD

clearance. (Requires U.S. Citizenship)

• Flexibility to work non-standard work shifts as

required by the supported program.

Desired Skills:

• Understanding of design, continuous integration

and validation of software and hardware system level components.

• Understanding of modeling tools like Rhapsody and SysML.

• Experience with designing, scripting, and running

automated software tests using GUI driven

automated test tools such as Python, Sikuli and


• Software development experience in multiple

languages and/or familiarity with software code

review, software troubleshooting, software

integration, and software test is desired. Proficient in the use/working knowledge of Unix, Linux, C/C++, Java, Python, and Matlab.



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.