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Lockheed Martin U-2 Mission Software Lead - lvl 5 in Fort Worth, Texas

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.

Description: The Skunk Works (Lockheed Martin Advanced Development Program) is looking for world class talent in Software Engineering to be a part of a team that will carry on our nearly 80 year tradition making history in advanced aircraft development.

This position is with the Skunk Works Mission Control Systems group in Fort Worth, TX supporting the mission software development effort of the U-2. This exciting and dynamic position will report directly to the program manager and collaborate with other subsystems, take lessons learned from other programs and innovate solutions to give Lockheed Martin a competitive edge. The selected candidate will be working with and guiding a team of engineers developing for the mission planning software (OmniView), mission planning software services (CMSB), Cloud (AWS/Azure), and integrating at the system of systems level.

The candidate will be responsible for all phases of developing mission systems software. Candidate responsibilities will span the technology development lifecycle, including requirements generation, system and software design and implementation, integration, and flight test, and adjudicating change requests as the software is updated, tested, and integrated. Integration activities will include a multitude of host systems, such as live assets of varying capability and structure. The candidate will interact with the customer leadership as well as system operators to determine high level goals for the software, then will need to bring those goals back to the team and guide them in developing solutions to meet those goals.

The successful candidate will be part of a high-performing multi-site, multi-program team and must be self-motivated with a strong work ethic, time-management, and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate must have demonstrated effective communication skills as the position will require frequent inter-organizational and outside customer interactions. The ability to travel on occasion for team interaction and integration and test activities is required.

***Must be a US Citizen; this position will require a government security clearance. This position requires an Interim Secret clearance required to start.***

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or other Engineering/Science related discipline OR equivalent experience/combined education

• Experience using C#, C++, Java, or Python

• Knowledge of Service Oriented Architectures (SOA)

Desired Skills:

• Experience with Windows and Linux development

• Experience integrating mission systems

• Presentation Experience to Executive Leadership

• Experience with UCI and OMS Standards

• DevSecOps Experience (Jenkins, GitLab)

• Experience with Cloud Technologies (AWS, Azure)

• Experience with Containers (Docker, Kubernetes)

• Experience with Test Driven Development and automated software testing (e.g. Test Complete, Silk Test)

• Atlassian Tools (e.g. Stash, Jira, Confluence)

• CMSB Experience

• OmniView Experience

• COMMS/Sensor Experience

• Agile leadership (e.g. SCRUM Master) 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.


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