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E1472:Research Engineer

Lockheed Martin Cambridge, MA
  • Posted: November 21, 2019
  • Full-Time

Req ID: 510204BR
Work Schedule: FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day
Security Clearance: None
Shift: First
Direct/Indirect: Direct
Business Area: Missiles and Fire Control
Relocation/Housing Stipend Available: Possible
Job Code/Title: E1472:Research Engineer
Job Class: Chemical Engineering
Job Category: Experienced Professional
Program: AES
Industry Job Title: Research Engineer - Cambridge, MA
Req Type: Full-Time
Job Description: Lockheed Martin Energy is commercializing a new class of flow battery technology for low-cost, grid-scale energy storage, and seeks a Research Engineer to provide research support for the flow battery development program. The work responsibilities for this position include: (i) execution of analyses and experiments to support the development of design requirements for electrochemical power stacks and power stack components; (ii) development and documentation of standard operating procedures for design verification and component qualification; (iii) working with senior technical staff to design experiments to support root cause and corrective action investigations; (iv) independently executing laboratory experiments to support end of life characterization of power stack components, component verification, and root cause corrective action investigations; (v) write technical reports and give technical presentations to colleagues within the organization to communicate findings.

Relocation: Relocation/Housing Stipend is possible for this exciting position.
The Locale: Cambridge, Massachusetts and the surrounding communities offer an exciting and vibrant place to work and to live. Cambridge is just across the river from Boston and is located in eastern Massachusetts. Cambridge is home to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University. Cambridge, is also the birthplace of many startup companies due to the high amount of brain power produced by these schools and also from nearby Tufts University, Boston College, Boston University, Brandies University, Wellesley College, Babson College, and Northeastern University. Nearby communities would include scenic coastal towns such as Swampscott, Salem, and Marblehead. To the west are communities such as Belmont, Brookline, Watertown, Waltham, Lincoln, and Concord. Our Lockheed Martin AES site is located somewhat close to the Alewife Station which is a major MBTA transit hub with access to the Red Line with service to Boston and bus lines with service to surrounding neighborhoods and adjacent communities. If you like living in right in the city, or out in the suburbs, or near the ocean, our location will offer ample choices for you. Where can you get to from Cambridge and Boston? Cape Cod is less than 90 minutes to the southeast. The White Mountains of New Hampshire are 2.5 hours to the north. Providence, RI is about 2 hours to the southwest. Montreal is about 5 hours to the northwest.
Basic Qualifications: This position requires a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Materials Science or a related field, and 2 years of experience performing research and development in a technical organization. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills and have a strong attention to detail.
Candidates should be proficient in performing statistical analysis of analytical data sets and characterizing measurement error.
Must be a US Person, citizen or green-card-holder.
Desired skills: We are seeking self-starting individuals with strong technical aptitude and serious interest in renewable energy technologies.
Individuals must be flexible, able to adapt to a fast-paced, dynamic work environment, and able to work independently and as part of a group.
Relevant experience in energy conversion devices (e.g. PV solar, batteries, fuel cells, electrolyzers) is highly desirable.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience in analytical techniques characterizing physical properties of materials such as dimensions, mechanical strength, and electrical conductivity.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience performing elemental analysis, thermogravimetric analysis, FT-IR, UV-Vis absorption spectroscopy, and electron microscopy.
Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 1 year of experience using Python or MATLAB programming languages for data analysis applications.
State: Massachusetts
Virtual: no
City: Cambridge
Zip: 02138
EEO: 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.
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City, State: Cambridge, MA

Lockheed Martin


Cambridge, MA
02138 USA

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