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Lockheed Martin Guidance Navigation and Control Manager in Sunnyvale, California

Description: The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

Defending against modern day missile threats requires constant collaboration and innovation. That’s why we’re able to integrate systems from end to end so you can detect, control and engage the full spectrum of missile threats across every domain. It’s why we’re investing in disruptive technology like directed energy, space-based capabilities and solid state-radar. To create layers of defense that help keep us all safe.

Shooting a missile down with a missile was once a concept only dreamed up in science fiction novels. We’ve made it scientific fact!

So what does it take to spot an enemy missile launch, identify its intended target, calculate its exact trajectory, launch an interceptor and guide it to destroy the threat in mid-air? All in a matter of seconds? It’s not easy – but at Lockheed Martin, we help customers solve the world’s most complex challenges. Our culture supports employees to dream big, perform with perfection and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Be a part of the team developing the missile defense technology that could forever change our ability to deter and respond to conflict. As a missile defense Navigation Guidance and Controls (NG&C) manager you will define an organization and build a strong team of individual contributors to plan and successfully execute a missile defense development program. You will be deployed to a Software Senior Manager and work closely with him/her to define the NG&C system architecture. You will be responsible for all NG&C design for the system. This Full Spectrum Leader is disciplined in value-driven Software Engineering and drives design evolution in a systematic and thoughtful way. As a leader you will work closely with your customer counterpart to field a strategic system.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters an inclusive work environment that encourages differences and big-picture thinking.

Position contingent upon award anticipated in 4Q 2020.

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 and Recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package. https://www.lockheedmartinjobs.com/working-here#benefits

Basic Qualifications:

- Technical background in Guidance, Navigation and Controls, model-based software development, and software engineering

- Experience leading small teams on technical programs

- Demonstrated ability to integrate cost, schedule and technical constraints

- Demonstrated ability to interact with DOD customers and build effective relationships

- Active DoD Security Clearance

Desired Skills:

- Experience on a missile or missile defense program such as THAAD

- Experience on a leadership team on a development program

- Experience building new organizations and teams in a program start-up environment

- Experience with the Agile development paradigm

- Experience with embedded flight software development

- Risk & Opportunity Management Experience

- Experience with control account management principles, techniques, and processes

- Experience as a Certified Principal Engineer (CPE)



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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