Battery Design Engineer, Early Career

Lockheed Martin
February 7, 2024
Louisville, CO
Job Type


Job ID: 660623BR
Date posted: Jan. 31, 2024
Program: FBM LE2 Tactical

Description:Take your career to a new level and work at an extraordinary company in Littleton CO!

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We know that our strong company culture and core values help us perform better in the long run. We believe in work-life balance which results in increased productivity and a happier, less-stressed workforce.

Our 3 core values are the foundation of our culture:
1. Do the right thing
2. Perform with excellence
3. Treat others with respect

For over 60 years, the Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) team has supported the Navy's mission to provide affordable and credible strategic defense. We offer unique career opportunities and challenges on a program with a rich history and exciting future. We help keep this nation and our allies secure. The FBM Program is experiencing significant growth and we need your expertise to deliver amazing new technologies to our customers while maintaining the technical requirements of the strategic deterrence.

Join our Lockheed Martin team as a Battery Design Engineer where you will be a responsible product engineer.

This role will include the following responsibilities:
Coordinate technical work products between the electrical power subsystem, avionics, and systems analysis.
Implement requirements for power distribution and battery systems and devices for missile electrical systems.
Develop battery system concepts and specifications. Compose battery system designs from the block diagram through interface schematic levels.
Analyze and predict battery system performance.
Have knowledge of battery chemistry for state-of-the-art and leading-edge cell technologies.
Oversee component (part, CCA, assembly) manufacture internally at our world class battery suppliers.
Support electrical integration of batteries into the Mission Support Vehicle.
Provide supplier support of battery components and assembly processes.

2-5+ years of professional experience for this role.
No security clearance is needed for this position but US Citizenship is required.

Learn more about Lockheed Martin's comprehensive benefits package.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Lockheed Martin. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college in Electrical Engineering, Electro-Chemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education.
Experience or coursework in batteries and/or power systems design.
Experience with one or more programming/scripting languages (i.e. MATLAB, Python, C++).
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret security clearance and thus a U.S. Citizen.
Desired Skills:
Familiarization with safety critical complex hardware design standards such as DO-254 or NAVSEA S9310.
Ability to diagnose and solve a variety of battery and electrical related problems and document the testing processes and results in the appropriate problem reporting system.
Experience with developing electrical interfaces and associated control documentation.
Excellent communication skills to interface with peers, supervisors, and on-site customer personnel.
Experience with AutoCAD, Zuken, SPICE and other electrical computer aided design tool.
Prior experience in test data analysis and statistical methods
Preparation for and participation in major program design reviews (Preliminary Design Review, Critical Design Review, Manufacturing Design Review, Test Readiness Review).
Electronics worst case analysis (eWCA) experience.
Supplier oversight of battery components and assembly processes.
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Top Secret
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: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.
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

Pay Rate:
The annual base salary range for this position in California and New York (excluding most major metropolitan areas), Colorado, or Washington is $67,400 - $129,300 . 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 as well as market and business considerations when extending an offer.

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.
(Washington state applicants only) Non-represented full-time employees: accrue at least 10 hours per month of Paid Time Off (PTO) to be used for incidental absences and other reasons; receive at least 90 hours for holidays. Represented full time employees accrue 6.67 hours of Vacation per month; accrue up to 52 hours of sick leave annually; receive at least 96 hours for holidays. PTO, Vacation, sick leave, and holiday hours are prorated based on start date during the calendar year.

This position is incentive plan eligible.
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: Electronics Engineering
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First

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