Software Engineer

Lockheed Martin King of Prussia, PA

At Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) Valley Forge, PA, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee. Lockheed Martin values your skills, training, and education.


RMS supports the warfighter and improves the defense of our nation through many programs in Valley Forge. Interested in ISR (Intelligence Surveillance Radar) programs? How about missiles and targeting systems such as JASSM (Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile), TTWCS (Tomahawk Tactical Weapons Control System) or AEGIS BMDS (Ballistic Missile Defense System)? What about aircraft like the F35 Lightning II or the P8 Poseidon and P3 Maritime surveillance and anti-submarine warfare platforms? Maybe you are interested in working on RF Communications and GPS technologies? We do it all here with small, high performing teams of enthusiastic engineers eager to solve the most challenging problems.


This position is for a software engineer to support the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) program in VF, PA. The candidate will work in an agile scrum development environment to design, develop and maintain technically complex software systems. Tasks can include defining sub-system architecture, performing detailed software design, generating design documentation, and software implementation and testing (to include developing unit tests). As a DevSecOps organization, the candidate may also perform in a system engineering minor role working on model based engineering (MBE) models and comparing with tactical software equivalents for accuracy or providing overall system testing. The candidate also works under general direction from senior team members to ensure product development is aligning with higher level program goals.


Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or related engineering discipline with software skills from an accredited University.


Desired Skills:

  • Linux operating system experience
  • C++ experience primarily
  • Java experience secondary
  • Source Code Management (SCM) systems such as: GIT, ClearCase
  • Bug tracking tools such as: JIRA, ClearQuest
  • Experience/knowledge of software practices on large scale multiple baseline projects
  • Scripting in Bash, Python
  • AEGIS BMD experience
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and an ability to work effectively in a local/virtual team environment
  • Strong analysis and mathematical skills
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment


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 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.


As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, effective December 8, 2021, Lockheed Martin will require all newly hired employees, in the United States, must be fully vaccinated before their start date.


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: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week


Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.


Clearance Level: Secret


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.


Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Business Unit: RMS

Relocation Available: Possible

Career Area: Software Engineering

Type: Full-Time

Shift: First


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