Lockheed Martin Systems Engineer Senior Manager in Littleton, Colorado

The selected individual will serve as Advanced Programs Manager for the Deep Space Exploration product area. In this capacity, the candidate will manage a core systems group, and secure support from part-time subsystems experts, in the formulation of Principal Investigator (PI) led missions. The responsibilities include the development of mission designs and detailed spacecraft concepts, while working with scientists and project centers to secure partnerships and develop mission proposals. The responsibilities also include development of spacecraft cost estimates and presenting to internal management to gain approval to provide cost estimates to external mission partners. Strong communications and interpersonal skills are very important as this individual will work directly with the other program elements, senior management, vendors, scientists, and JPL/GSFC project centers.

Basic Qualifications - Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education - Demonstrated experience in Spacecraft Architecture and Mission Design - Demonstrated experience leading multidisciplinary system design and analysis team for a flight spacecraft program or in Advanced Programs - Demonstrated experience in maturing discriminating technologies and infusing them into proposals and flight systems - Demonstrated experience leading a significant spacecraft new business campaign and proposal preparation - Demonstrated experience in developing and fostering trustful and productive Government customer, partner, and supplier relationships - Demonstrated experience in a leadership role

Desired skills - 16+ years of professional experience with a related Bachelor's degree or 14+ years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree - Experience with the challenges of a Principal Investigator led mission - Experience and strength in a major role on a planetary proposal and program - Experience working with Goddard Space Flight Center and Jet Propulsion Lab - Demonstrated experience in a leadership role with proven Full Spectrum Leadership attributes

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Job Location(s): Littleton Colorado