Manager, Human Systems and Autonomy Research Area

Description: Human Systems and Autonomy Research Area
Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories (ATL) is chartered with creating generation-after-next-generation technology to help Lockheed Martin maintain technology dominance. As a group of applied research laboratories, ATL looks beyond current requirements to envision future capabilities and needs, exploring technology in cyber, materials, robotics, informatics, spectrum systems and others. Our researchers work closely with customers to create and shape opportunities and are skilled in applying emerging research to evolving programs. Our agile business structure is designed to swiftly respond to urgent needs. Our primary partners include the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), government service laboratories, and other Lockheed Martin companies. ATL also maintains research relationships with key universities, industry partners and thought leaders.
We are a group of professionals who develop and apply leading edge technologies to our customers' most difficult problems and needs.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Candidate will be help lead the HSA focus area within Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories. Will interact with Lockheed Martin internal and external stakeholders to define, manage, track, , and report status on research area and program efforts.

• Work within a distributed team of scientists and engineers at ATL, other Lockheed Martin facilities, outside companies, and universities to manage research program(s) in human performance augmentation, human systems integration, performance monitoring, adaptive training, other related efforts.
• Interact on both a technical and business basis with customers include DARPA, IARPA, ONR, AFRL, ARL, commercial companies, Lockheed Martin business units, and Advanced Technology Labs proper (via internally funded basic and applied research programs).
• R&D program(s) will focus on generating approaches that can be used to achieve Lockheed Martin's goal of combining cognitive psychology and neuroscience research with informatics modeling approaches to implement human and environmental sensing technologies as discriminators in developing systems for the DoD and other Government customers, as well as commercial customers.
• Responsible for research area staffing, planning, people management and professional development, and project and business execution.
• Applicants are expected to apply proven methods in program management to provide scheduling, financial and performance tracking, resource planning, and reporting on program efforts and progress.
• Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation.
Desired Skills: • 4 or more years of industry and/or government experience.
• Recognized leader in cognitive science, neuroscience, biomedical engineering, psychology or related fields
• Proven record of winning and executing contract R&D programs.
• Demonstrated successful research project leadership.
• Established network in the research and technology communities in human systems integration.
• Appreciation of and willingness to apply a systems engineering approach to human performance augmentation, and ability to interact with other scientific and engineering disciplines in the development of complex DoD systems.
• Advanced degree in one of the above technical disciplines.
• Knowledge of computational and experimental models.
• Experience in transitioning technology from the research environment to users.
• Willingness to travel.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
• Advanced degree in Science, Math, or Engineering.
• At least 5 years R&D or advanced technology project management experience.
• Experience in defining R&D program objectives, preparing and presenting research plans and results to management and customers, developing research proposals, and planning, implementation, and tracking of R&D projects.
• Strong people and technical leadership skills.
• Proven ability to organize and manage multiple projects.
• Ability to write key sections of proposals to win DoD-funded contracts, team with university and or government lab researchers, and collaborate with small and medium enterprise companies.
• Strong interest and proven expertise in state-of-the-art physiological monitoring technologies and human cognitive modeling.
• Exceptional verbal and written skills and ability to present complex technical issues to LM management as well as the ability to be a technical advocate for human effectiveness and performance enhancement technologies.
• Must have the ability to obtain a U.S. Secret Security clearance that requires U.S. citizenship. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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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