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Systems Engineer / WSMR, NM

at Lockheed Martin Corporation

Posted: 10/10/2019
Job Reference #: 513261
Keywords: electrical

Job Description

Req ID

LMCareers Business Unit

Work Schedule
FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day

Security Clearance



Business Area
Missiles and Fire Control


Relocation/Housing Stipend Available

Job Code/Title
E1462:Systems Engineer

Job Class
Systems Engineering: Assembly/Integration and Test

Job Category
Experienced Professional


Industry Job Title
Systems Engineer / WSMR, NM

Req Type

Job Description
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control business is expanding at our campus at White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), New Mexico. We are seeking a qualified Senior Test Engineer to join our team.

At Lockheed Martin, you’ll have an opportunity to create a better world every day. For most individuals, our work challenges belong merely to headlines and tweets. But our employees routinely experience a broad range of programs and projects, each geared toward important human needs. Whatever your assignment, you’ll use your education and experience to take on formidable challenges. Meanwhile, you can rely on the resources of a global technology leader to back the kind of innovation that has characterized our historic breakthroughs.
Primary responsibility supporting the Air & Missile Defense test activities at the WSMR facility. This includes but is not limited to:
-Demonstrated ability to work as an effective part of a diverse team that includes technicians, quality assurance inspectors and engineers, and lead tasks as Test Conductor operating to written documentation.
-Ability to operate and maintain mechanical and electro-mechanical equipment and associated components and systems in support of weapon system testing.
-Work according to Technical Manuals, blueprints, electrical schematics, and released engineering procedures.
-Be familiar with assembly and test procedures related to
electrical and mechanical systems and associated test and
ground support equipment required for system buildup and test.
-Be able to achieve and maintain certification in technical skills as required by mechanical and /or electrical product or process specifications (i.e. ordnance certification, electrical assembly, application of sealants, etc.).
-Follow configuration control procedures in effect on assigned project effort.
-Understand, observe and enforce compliance with all
environmental control procedures for the handling and
disposition of hazardous materials and hazardous waste.
-May be required on occasion to support short-term travel to testing locations within the confines of WSMR, within the continental United States, or possibly overseas in support of job functions and assigned duties.

The locale: WSMR is located in southern New Mexico, and has an area of almost 3,200 square miles, and is near Alamogordo, NM, Las Cruces, NM, and El Paso, TX. The region is high desert with nearby mountain ranges and several manmade lakes that offer superb outdoor recreational activities. The region offers a great cost of living combined with a robust economy and pleasant climate. This southern New Mexico / west Texas region is a great place to live and to raise a family, and is home to New Mexico State University and the University of Texas – El Paso.


Basic Qualifications
Bachelors degree from an accredited college or equivalent experience/combined education.
Demonstrated competency in leading test conduct in an ordnance environment.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Demonstrated skills and aptitude in assembly and test procedure execution.
Willingness to travel.
Demonstrated proficiency in the use of a PC and applications – Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.
Ability to achieve and maintain certification in technical skills as required by the role.
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance and must be able to obtain an interim secret clearance prior to start.

Desired skills
Current Secret security clearance.

Experience leading technical teams in handling explosives as part of weapon system development and testing

Experience at a major testing range such as White Sands Missile Range, Redstone Arsenal, or China Lake is desired.

Experience in understanding, observing and enforcing compliance with environmental control procedures for the handling and disposition of hazardous materials and hazardous waste.

Experience leading missile systems testing.

New Mexico


White Sands Missile Range


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.

City, State
White Sands Missile Range, NM