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Lockheed Martin Data Engineer in Sunnyvale, California

Description: The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space. Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems.

The Data and Analytics Center of Excellence (COE) is a new department under Space’s Business Innovation, Transformation and Enterprise Excellence (BITEE) organization responsible for innovation across the Space enterprise.

We are establishing a new Data Governance and Management platform and need a motivated engineer to help us discover, collect, transform and analyze datasets across Space. This full-time position will involve:

• Understanding of systems engineering principles to design and implement solutions that span the data lifecycle: collect, ingest, process, store, persist, access, and deliver data at scale and at speed

• Assisting on tasks defined by the bi-weekly Space Data Governance Board. The candidate will have the opportunity to interface with data stewards and subject matter experts across the entire Space functional and program organizations

• Searching for and collecting information on various data topics

• Performing data analysis and metrics

• Working with local, distributed and cloud-based technologies; data virtualization and smart caching and the data security required to protect and access the data

• Building data pipelines that clean, transform and aggregate unorganized data into databases or data sources

• Assisting with creating conceptual, logical and physical data model designs, data extract/transform/load processes, reporting and analytics

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated interest in data with an engaging, problem solving mindset

Basic Qualifications:

• Proficiency with languages/tools such as SQL, Python, R, and/or Git

• The ability to develop or script tools that efficiently preprocess, modify, aggregate, load, index, and archive large data collections

• Database experience with Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL or Oracle

Desired Skills:

• Experience with agile development practices

• Experience with statistics and statistical modeling

• Proficiency with visualization tools such as Tableau and Brainspace

• Experience with relational/structured database development/design

• Experience with non-relational/unstructured, graph or big data database development/design

• Experience with data virtualization

• Data Security, data access methods and authentication/authorization protocols

• Intellectual curiosity; creativity and innovation to go beyond current tools to deliver the best solution to complex problems

• Strong analytical and critical thinking skills



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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