Rf/Antenna Design Engineer

Lockheed Martin Corporation Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description:

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

As we enter a new era of Strategic Weapon Systems, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds' hardest engineering problems.

Do you want to 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.

Do you have a passion for working on emerging technologies? Navy Strategic Programs (NSP) is experiencing significant growth and we need your expertise to deliver amazing new technologies to our customers.

We have opportunities that include advanced Hypersonic Technology, Glide Body Strike technology, and other key technology insertions. The early design and engineering phase provides you with tremendous career growth potential along with meaningful assignments to stretch and hone your expertise. This is a rare opportunity to work closely alongside our Navy Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) partners to field a number of future strategic systems that the nation urgently needs.

You will be responsible for technical leadership of antenna/RF component and subsystems development, validation, and product certification for the NSP Comm sub-system. Lead rapid-development antenna and RF hardware solutions for complex/critical missions subjected to aerospace/hypersonic environments.

As a hands-on subject matter expert, lead technically diverse teams, define electrical requirements, generate product specifications, perform analyses and EM modelling, generate technical recommendations, oversee fabrication, conduct/oversee testing activities, evaluate test results, and report findings to management and program customer representatives. Perform trade studies, participate in design reviews, troubleshoot and resolve technical anomalies, understand technology roadmaps, build and mentor technical talent, identify risks and opportunities, and apply strategic thinking to strengthen department focus for growth. Related work experience with vendors, quality engineers, procurement specialists, and proposal teams considered a plus. Some domestic travel required.

Typically has 9 - 15 years of professional experience.

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 & recognition

Basic Qualifications

Proficiency with antenna, RF circuit and link/synthesis analysis tools such as CST, FEKO, ADS, HFSS, AWR Microwave Office, STK, NEC or similar tool packages. Experience with antenna and/or RF flight hardware manufacturing, testing (thermal, random vibe, shock, thermal vacuum) and system checkout & deployment.

Significant knowledge and proficiency with Antenna, RF/microwave, and communications theory and hands-on hardware design including active and passive circuits, amplifiers, oscillators and modulators/demodulators is required. Knowledge and applicable work experience with precision integrated radome/antenna designs. Proficiency in design, characterization and modeling of antenna and RF circuits using s-parameters, circuit integration and test using flight representative mock-ups and bench-top microwave equipment including spectrum and network analyzers.

Demonstrated strong technical leadership skills. Customer interaction, senior leadership interaction, proposal generation, able to serve as an independent technical reviewer - excellent presentation, oral, and written skills.



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