Senior Algorithm/Simulation Developer at Lockheed Martin (Huntsville, AL)

| Huntsville, AL
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Let your skills and talents shine with Lockheed Martin's Missile Defense Agency (MDA) National Team as a Senior staff-level Algorithm and Simulation Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama!

National Team-Engineering employees may have the opportunity to work on a variety of niche projects based on their backgrounds.

In this role, you will perform the following tasks with the focus on MDS Systems:

- Develop simulations designed to optimize utilization of Missile Defense Sensors (existing and future) using object oriented MATLAB programming

- Simulations will include Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) Sensor Resource Management (SRM) with the intent of exploring new algorithms and approaches for improved design requirements to include recommended architectural changes

- Use developed simulations to conduct performance analyses and support system engineering discrimination products for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA)

- Coordinate analysis activities and products with functional group leads, senior management, and government personnel responsible for executing analysis tasks

- Document analysis results in reports and briefings to be presented to the Missile Defense National Team (MDNT) and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) representatives

- Individual may perform as a Lead of a small development and investigative team; 3-4 engineers

Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:• Medical (some LM locations have on-site medical)• Dental• 401k (with generous matching)• Paid time off including, (we have a 4x10 schedule which means: 52 three-day weekends!)• Work/life balance, family-friendly environment

Learn more about our competitive and comprehensive benefits package:

Basic Qualifications

*Must have a final Secret clearance (with investigation within 5.5 years or less) and able to obtain a TS Clearance to be considered for this position*

- Strong technical background in engineering, mathematics, or physics subject areas

- Strong technical background in algorithm and simulation development with some experience in solving constrained optimization problems (or a clear understanding of how to leverage dynamic data, adaptively assess and plan for optimal threat assessment/coverage, and be able to determine the optimal tactical implementation for system task instructions under stressing battle conditions)

- Must have experience developing detailed models and simulations using object oriented MATLAB programming and utilizing simulations for trade study performance assessments

- Must possess good written and verbal communication skills

- Must be comfortable working independently to develop and achieve customer goals

Desired skills

- Active Top-Secret clearance

- Operations research analyst with systems engineering experience

- Developmental experience with Sensor Resource Management or similar optimization problem set

- Experience developing and running distributed interactive simulations (DIS)

- Analysis experience in aspects of the Ballistic Missile Defense Systems (e.g., Aegis Weapons Systems, Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD), Fire Control (FOM, GFC), C2BMC, BMDS sensors (EO/IR/RF), kill vehicles, interceptors, countermeasures, counter-countermeasures, or threats)

- Basic understanding of performance parameters, technical performance measures, methods and techniques definition, sensors, missiles, interceptors, detection/tracking, or Command and Control (e.g., C3I, C4I, etc.) analysis is desired

- Individual with demonstrated small team leadership experience


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.

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.

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 $117,000 - $195,000 . 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

Executive Order

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

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.
More Information on Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Bethesda, MD, Archbald, PA, Orlando, FL and Grand Prarie, TX. Lockheed Martin was founded in 1912. It has 108588 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 159 open jobs at Lockheed Martin, click here.
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