Electronics Engineer, Satellites, Early Career
Lockheed Martin Corporation
 Littleton, CO

Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

For over 100 years Lockheed Martin has been designing, building, fielding and supporting some of the most advanced technology in the skies. Want to design what's coming next with a highly innovative team providing ingenious solutions to complex technical problems facing the aerospace industry?

Come be part of a culture that inspires employees to think big, perform with excellence and build incredible products! We provide the resources, inspiration and focus. If you have the passion and courage to dream big, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you!

We would love for you to start your career as an Electronics Engineer at Lockheed Martin Space.

Join us as we enter a new era of small satellites. We offer a line of LM50 vehicles that can host unique mission-enabling technologies within small satellites and with a high mission assurance that's atypical for this class of satellites within the industry.

Our program resides within a business area that has an appetite for risk, which enables cutting edge technology development to meet emerging customer needs. With short concept to launch development schedules, you will join a team of high energy, passionate engineers with a fast-paced build-test-learn development cycle. We inspire our team to think big, so we can deliver big missions.

We have an exciting development environment with opportunities for you to rapidly design, prototype and test integrated electronic assemblies.


  • Use of microcontrollers, SPI, UART and RS-422 interfaces, and various types of analog and digital circuits. You will develop an understanding of EMI/EMC impacts on circuit design, board thermal design, radiation impacts on component selection, and design for shock/vibe environments.
  • Assisting engineers in the research, design, development and test of a variety of electronic equipment and systems, including communications equipment and systems; circuitry components; analog and digital computers; and control and test equipment.
  • Working with experienced engineers as they provide technical/engineering support to Electronics teams for issues related to the performance of the various electronics hardware. The scope of these tasks ranges from conceptual development and initial design to production and deployment support.
  • Understanding, designing and troubleshooting custom electronic circuitry and assemblies.


  • Ability to interpret and create electrical schematics.
  • Basic understanding of analog/digital circuit design.
  • Work or classroom exposure with the development of electro-mechanical systems (mechatronics) for servo control of DC motors is desired.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.


  • 5 - 10 years of professional experience for this role.
  • US Citizenship is required.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin cultivates an inclusive work environment that inspires differences and big-picture thinking.

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • 401k
  • Paid time off
  • Work/life balance
  • Career development
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Rewards & recognition

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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college in Electrical Engineering or related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education.
  • US citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to interpret and create electrical schematics.
  • Basic understanding of analog and digital circuit design.
  • Experience in space/aerospace related education/background.
  • Electrical troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience with Test and Measurement Equipment
  • Mentor Graphics, ORCAD, Zuken or comparable drawing package.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.