Software Engineer

Lockheed Martin Corporation
King of Prussia, PA
Job Type
Junior, Mid, Senior level

Job Description

JOB ID: 660246BR

Date posted: Jan. 24, 2024

Program: Space Security - WHISKEY


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 by using our outstanding skills and experiences to create, craft and build solutions to some of the world’s most complex engineering problems. Our culture supports employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products.

Our Mission
Lockheed Martin has partnered with the United States and its stakeholders. Working collaboratively, we are challenged with finding innovative solutions to provide freedom of operations and protect the interests of the United States in space. We are developing and evolving software solutions that solve critical emerging needs:

  • Generating and simulating operational level plans to explore the art of the possible, how we could defend the ultimate high ground in a future space war
  • Dynamically optimizing both terrestrial and space-based sensors to provide comprehensive space domain awareness
  • Strategically optimizing the placement and maneuvering of constellations of satellites to satisfy multiple, evolving priorities

Summary of Key Duties for this position:
You will serve as a software developer on Agile Development Team following core DevSecOps principles to rapidly develop and deliver fully functioning mission capability to end users securely and continuously. Our team leverages industry standard open-source software solutions such as GitLab, Kubernetes, Docker, and Rancher. Our automation-first and “everything as code” mindset allows our software engineers to focus their time and efforts on what is most important - building cutting edge functionality for our end users. You will have the opportunity to be a full-stack developer working on both front-end and back-end software using Java and Javascript as well as developing automated tests (unit tests, service level tests, and end-to-end tests) to ensure high quality software that is built into our continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Candidate must be eligible for TS/SCI clearance, but no clearance is required to start
  • Experience designing, implementing, and debugging Java-based software.
  • Experience working as a member of an Agile Scrum or Kanban team
  • Recent on-program experience programming in Java or JavaScript
  • Recent on-program experience utilizing Docker and Git
Desired Skills:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • Familiarity with the Space Domain
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work in a collaborative environment
  • Experience with Agile management tools such as Version One, Jira, Confluence, etc
  • Experience with cloud environments (AWS, Azure, Openstack,GCP etc) or traditional IT systems
  • Experience with databases and JPA (e.g., PostgreSQL, MongoDB)
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: TS/SCI
Other Important Information You Should Know
Expression of Interest: 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: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.
Work Schedules: 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.
Schedule for this Position: 9x80 every other Friday off
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.
The application window will close in 90 days; applicants are encouraged to apply within 5 - 30 days of the requisition posting date in order to receive optimal consideration.
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
Business Unit: SPACE
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Software Engineering
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First

At Lockheed Martin, we apply our passion for purposeful innovation to keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges.

Mission-Focused Innovation: From aerospace to outer space to cyber space, you can solve the world's most complex challenges for our customers.

Foundational Values: Our culture of performance excellence, ethics, teamwork and inclusion is embedded in everything we do.

Diverse Career Opportunities with Meaningful Work: Grow your career and skills for life. Our technology-driven learning platforms and programs enable your development and agility.

Your Health, Your Wealth, Your Life: Our flexible schedules, competitive pay and comprehensive benefits enable you to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work.

Empowered to Be Your Best: Use your strengths to make a difference in the lives of one another, our customers, our communities and our planet.

Commitment to Sustainability: We foster innovation, integrity and security to preserve the environment, strengthen diverse communities and propel growth.

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