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5G Wireless Communications Systems Architect

Lockheed Martin
King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States
**Description:** This position is participating in our **External Referral Program** \. If you know somebody who may be a fit, click here to submit a referral\. If your referral is hired, you'll receive a $3000 payment\!The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space\.At the dawn of a new space age, 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 unique skills, talents and experiences to design and build solutions to some of the world's hardest engineering problems\. Do you want to be part of a culture that inspires employees to envision the impossible, 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\.Lockheed Martin is looking for an experienced wireless communications systems architect for a new state of the art 5G mobile SATCOM communications system\. In this role you will be responsible for the design, specification, and development of specific techniques for the overall system, focusing on 5G radio access network \(RAN\) protocols, the PHY layer, and space\-ground RAN architecture trades\. This position requires strong problem\-solving skills focused on 5G wireless communications systems engineering\. In this role you will operate in collaboration with different business units within the company, on both national security and commercial projects\.This position requires a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information\. Not needed prior to starting\.**Basic Qualifications:**• Experience with 5G NR, and knowledge of SATCOM• Prior experience with 4G/5G mobile communications technologies• Experience with existing 3GPP 4G/5G standards \(such as LTE, NB\-IoT, eMTC, and NR\)• Knowledge or experience in RAN protocol design, simulation, and optimization, mobility techniques, and interface to the core network• Experience with End\-to\-end 4G/5G system architecture and design \(e\.g\. O\-RAN\)• Excellent communication and presentation skills and experience interacting with customer and vendors to present at requirement and design reviews• Experience in DevSecOps practices**Desired Skills:**• Experience with 5G non\-terrestrial networks \(NTN\), 5G Core, Relay, and Mobile Edge Computing• Experience participating in 3GPP standard development \(RAN1/RAN2/RAN3/RAN4/SA1/SA2\)• Satellite communications \(SATCOM\) experience and knowledge about communications satellites, orbital characteristics, ground systems, and SATCOM protocol standards \(e\.g\., DVB\-S/S2/S2x/RCS/RCS2, Geo Mobile Radio, MUOS WCDMA etc\.\)• Experience working with 4G/5G equipment vendors for UE chipsets, UE RF components, and base station CUs, DUs, RUs, and RF components and antennas• Ability to work with a geographically dispersed team• Experience in Research & Development• Experience supporting new business / proposal efforts**BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:**job\.Qualifications**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

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