Above Water Warfare (AWW) Operations Support

Halifax, NS, Montreal, QC, Ottawa, ON

Specific Job Description

The Naval Programs team spans across Lockheed Martin Canada Inc. (Lockheed Martin)’s main project sites (Kanata, Montreal, Dartmouth), opportunities are available at all sites for supporting Naval Combat Systems Programs and Proposal Capture activities.

The candidate will lead within an Integrated Product Team (IPT) the areas of Warfare, Tactics, and Operations. Interacting with Combat Systems Engineering members of the Above Water Warfare (AWW) and other Cross-Product Teams (CPTs) in a multi-disciplined team environment working on the total engineering life cycle from specification, design, development, integration and test, deployment, maintenance and field trouble shooting for the Above Water Warfare (AWW) group of subsystems within the large-scale high complexity naval platform systems.

The candidate will provide operational and tactical knowledge and mentorship to the system engineers to understand the operational use of their systems and will participate in supporting engineering activities including but not limited to:

  • Development of the AWW system design and architecture to include system operations and crew interaction.
  • Supporting technical reviews of system design for Preliminary Design Review (PDR)/ Critical
  • Design Review (CDR)/ Final Design Review (FDR)
  • Performing requirements analysis from an operational perspective
  • Reviewing requirements, requirements allocation and trade studies
  • Reviewing or Performing system modelling and design, in Model Based Systems
  • Engineering (MBSE) tools to demonstrate the AWW system use cases, provide inputs on crew roles and AWW tactics/ system Concept of Operations (CONOPS)
  • Interacting with external Cross Product Teams (CPTs) (Human Systems Integration, End User) and external customer to discuss operational usage of the AWW systems, and develop AWW CONOPS which supports requirements and Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) defined use cases for Anti-Air Warfare (AAW) and Anti-Surface Warfare (ASuW).

Employee Type: Full Time

Business Environment

Lockheed Martin Canada is the Canadian-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a global security and aerospace company employing 98,000 people worldwide, including nearly 1,000 Canadians. By applying innovative approaches of our highly skilled and experienced Canadian workforce, we have been Canada’s trusted defence and aerospace partner for over 75 years. We operate major facilities in Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, Calgary and Victoria and work on a wide range of major programs from advanced naval technology products and unmanned systems software to providing delivery and in-service support of the latest military aircraft to commercial engine repair and overhaul capabilities.

Clearance required for role: Nato Secret

Required skills, qualifications and experience

  • Diploma from a recognized school.
  • RCN Combat Department experience as a Command qualified operator/director
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience
  • Experience with AAW, ASuW tactics
  • Experience with operations of CMS 330
  • Experience with team leadership or project/task management
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Communicate effectively with technical and nontechnical members of the engineering/management staff and personnel assigned to related work
  • Aptitude for solving challenging problems in a team environment
  • Have a high degree of initiative and autonomy
  • Have a high learning ability
  • Ability to adapt and perform in a dynamic environment.

Desired skills, qualifications and experience

  • Canadian Maritime Warfare Center experience an asset
  • Experience with System to Ship integration
  • Experience with Change Management, Requirements Management, Test and trials, Security, Safety.
  • Familiarity with SysML or other object-oriented design Methodology and willingness to use MBSE tools such as CAMEO.
  • Experience conducting system-of-systems modelling, operations analysis, and requirements decomposition.
  • Familiarity with DOORS for requirement management