Computer Systems Architect Sr

Lockheed Martin

Palmdale, CA

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Job Description
The Skunk Works is looking for world-class talent in mission systems engineering to join the 75 year tradition of creating advanced aircraft.

The candidate will be assigned as a Computer Systems Architect in an ADP (Advanced Development Program) classified program. As a member of a small architecture team your daily tasks will include applying an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop, validate and verify enterprise solutions across the lifecycle; developing against, evaluating, and analyzing design constraints, trade-offs, and detailed system and security design across multidisciplinary domains; and the technical execution of multiple system modifications to ensure that the final delivered system meets contract requirements. The architecture team ensures that required design updates/modifications are properly vetted and introduced into the system through a mechanism that will enable a stable and common baseline.

The candidate will produce technical presentations in support of program reviews, both internally and with the customer; track security issues and updates to existing applications/software to prepare for possible upgrade needs; coordinate with other program groups in the development and maintenance of systems; and will be responsible for developing documentation for specific system capabilities upgrades and modifications.

The ideal candidate will be able to solve problems rapidly and will have excellent communication skills. Candidate will be expected to understand immerging technologies that support current and future industry and government security requirements, and understand requirements and expectations of different technology environments, i.e. cloud, mobile, standalone environments, connected government environments, etc. Some travel is required.

Must be a US Citizen. Position is located at a facility that requires special access. Selected applicant must have a Top Secret Security Clearance with an investigation within the last 5 years.
Basic Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education

- Ability to work independently and work with limited direction to accomplish project goals

- MS Office proficiency (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio)

- Must be a US Citizen. Position is located at a facility that requires special access. Selected applicant must have a Top Secret Security Clearance with an investigation within the last 5 years
Desired skills
- DoD 8570 IAT Level I Certification

- Familiarity with Cross Domain Solution(s)

- Familiarity or proficiency with the following engineering tools: SysML/Cameo Magic Draw, DOORS, MATLAB, Architecture Framework such as DoDAF, Model Center

- Experience with different technology environments (cloud, mobile, etc.)

- Experience with Secure Configuration/Hardening of DoD Information Systems

- Experience with software development (architecture, design, code implementation, code repositories, etc…)

- Experience with enterprise computing resources (Network attached storage, switches/routing infrastructure, Windows and Linux operating systems, VMware virtualization)
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.
Other Important Information
By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.
Ability to work remotely
Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.
Work Schedule Information
Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.
Security Clearance Information
This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Colorado Pay Statement
Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.

Pay Rate:
In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $87,600 - $146,000 . Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and business considerations when extending an offer.

This position is incentive plan eligible
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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.