Staff Electro-Optical Systems Eng / IR / Santa Barbara, CA
Company: Lockheed Martin
Posted on: November 20, 2022
Job ID: 603961BR
Date posted: Nov. 09, 2022
Locations: Goleta, California
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Description:Lockheed Martin's Santa Barbara Focalplane Infrared
Sensors Business is seeking a seasoned Electro-Optical Systems
Engineer to join our team on-site in Goleta, CA.
-In this exciting and groundbreaking role, the Electro-Optical
Systems Engineer will have the opportunity to shape and develop
bleeding edge infrared (IR) sensor products and support existing
industry leading infrared (IR) sensor products currently in
-The engineer will have the opportunity to lead technical efforts
in the development of IR sensors for Tactical and Space based
-The engineer will have the opportunity to perform EO/IR modeling
to support development and validation of system concepts.
-The engineer will have the opportunity to be a technical lead and
create technical execution plans, monitor program technical tasks,
and assist program management in tracking schedules, budgets, and
-The engineer will have the opportunity to lead or guide other
engineers and technicians as they perform optical tasks to meet
-The engineer will have the opportunity to perform system
-The engineer will have the opportunity to provide technical
direction and support to production operations efforts.
-The engineer will have the opportunity to collaborate on cross
functional teams with other engineering disciplines.
-The engineer will have the opportunity to routinely research and
review related advancements in technology and keep up-to-date on
related industry best practices.
-We offer a continuous learning environment with strong career
growth and advancement opportunities.
-Our Santa Barbara Focalplane (SBF) site (in Goleta) offers the
opportunity to work at a small site with a big impact for a
legendary corporation. Located near UCSB and the beach with great
weather, outdoor lifestyle, and diverse culture with the option to
work a flexible schedule so you can enjoy all that the Santa
Barbara area has to offer.
Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting
The Locale: Goleta is a city in southern Santa Barbara County,
California. Goleta is part of the central coast region of
California and offers lots of great scenery and is a great place to
live and to raise a family. The region is known primarily for
agriculture and tourism. Major crops include wine grapes, lettuce,
strawberries, and artichokes. Goleta is near the University of
California, Santa Barbara campus. Much of Goleta is considered to
be a quiet suburban community while Santa Barbara tends to attract
most of the tourists and the area's residents. Goleta is about 8
miles west of the city of Santa Barbara, along the coast (the coast
runs east to west in this portion of southern California). Where
can you drive to from Goleta? Goleta is 2 hours northwest of Los
Angeles. San Francisco is about 5 hours to the north of Goleta. Las
Vegas, NV is about 5 hours to the northeast.
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CA (Goleta) Site and take a virtual tour of our Lockheed Martin
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-Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in electrical
engineer, computer engineering, physics, mathematics, or related
-System engineering background
-Experience with optical sensors or imaging system development,
testing, and characterization
-Strong presentation and written communications skills
-Experience interacting with customers and or suppliers supporting
-Ability to be a technical program lead / POC tracking cost,
schedules, and performance milestones.
-Understanding of infrared sensor systems and supporting optical
-Troubleshooting and investigating failures of sophisticated
-Ability to obtain a security clearance
-Master's degree or PhD from an accredited college in related
-Transition of high technology product from Development to
-Experience with performance of optical sensors and IR camera
-Experience with space environmental requirements and how to
mitigate their effects
-CMOS circuit experience
-Understanding of FPA manufacturing technologies
-Closed cycle cryogenic system and vacuum packaging
-MATLAB programming and modeling experience
-Radiometric testing and of IR systems or sensors
-Background or familiarity with electronics and equipment related
to infrared video collection, and test (frame grabbers, black
bodies, lenses, optical elements)
-Understanding of reliability engineering and 6 sigma
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government
security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: 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: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee
selected for this position will work part of their work schedule
remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed
Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed
during the hiring process.
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: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week
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
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
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: MISSILES AND FIRE CONTROL
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Systems Engineering: Design and Verification
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