Lockheed Martin women are at the forefront of innovation

Engineering excellence lies at the heart of Lockheed Martin and as the company looks to grow there are exciting opportunities to join its Experienced and Talented Workforce across a variety of different business functions and disciplines. Whatever your direction, Lockheed Martin can help your career development with competitive salaries and benefits, flexible schedules and more.

Benefits of working for Lockheed Martin

In addition to a competitive salary, Lockheed Martin offers a generous benefit package designed to meet your lifestyle needs:

  • Annual leave – 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working – 9/75 Working Pattern
  • Recognition schemes
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Employee Life Assurance
  • Employee Discount scheme – Including an attractive range of retail, holiday and leisure discounts
  • Wellbeing support – includes Occupational Health service, Employee Assistance programme and Flu vaccinations
  • Additional voluntary benefits available to support you and your family

Understanding Lockheed Martin's application process

If you want to join the global Lockheed Martin team, find out what to expect during the application process with the company.

Leveraging the power of a diverse workforce

Lockheed Martin embraces the diverse talents and perspectives of its people to power innovation and business success. Diversity and inclusion are woven throughout the company's culture and reflects its values of doing what's right, respecting others and performing with excellence. By leveraging its employees' unique talents and experiences, Lockheed Martin can deliver innovative, affordable solutions and unparalleled customer value.

Meet some of the impressive women making up this diverse workforce.

Kerry, Operations Lead

Kerry, a production operations lead at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, believes every work place should give young leaders a safe place to make mistakes and empower them to use experiences as teachable moments to make them better leaders.

That's why she chose Lockheed Martin.

Karen Petzold, system architect in Electronic warfare

Electronic warfare

Karen Petzold, a systems architect in Owego, New York, works primarily in airborne Electronic warfare, and her efforts help ensure that the pilots and crew are protected from incoming electronic attacks, while also providing a means to counter-attack EW threats.

Electronic warfare, or EW as it is more commonly known, is a critical skill that Lockheed Martin looks for in potential employees

“There is a constant evolution of capabilities in EW and how an adversary might counter,” Karen said. “It’s very technical, and I like the technical challenges that EW presents at every turn," says Karen.

Melissa Mathiasen, test pilot

Lockheed Martin pilot

Melissa Mathiasen is a Sikorsky pilot assigned to the Sikorsky Flight Operations Department. She provides experimental, engineering and production flight testing, as well as pilot training and aircraft delivery support to customers.

Being the only female test pilot at Sikorsky isn’t something Melissa thinks much about. “I’ve never felt like an outsider or different,” she says. “I’ve been treated so well at Sikorsky and appreciate the Flight Office, other pilots and my leadership. It’s a thriving environment. Everybody works together and respects each other. From day one, all the pilots and flight operations staff made me feel welcome and a part of this team.”

Meisha Draper, Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer

As a Lockheed Martin Systems Engineer, Meisha Draper is tasked with integration testing on the F-22 platform. 

"Working at the Fort Worth facility, there’s moments when I’m sitting at a desk and a jet takes off from the base. It’s definitely a ‘Wow, I work on those’ moment," she says.

Melinda,  IT Technical Assistant

Lockheed Martin

At Lockheed Martin, Melinda prepares executive communications, presentations, and events for the IT Executive team. She assists in the integration of the IT strategy within her business area and leads various cultural initiatives within her organization.

"A lot of my friends interned with Lockheed Martin throughout college and always spoke so highly about the company. I felt I could have a career with Lockheed Martin and started applying when I got close to graduating," she explains.

Shanice, Sustainment Engineer

In her position at Lockheed Martin, Shanice supports the supply of materials to create Lockheed Martin products. She also manages the distribution of some of Lockheed Martin’s most innovative products.

"I am responsible for the technical, cost, schedule and resource management to ensure our products are done right and on-time," she explains.

"Sometimes we get caught up in the pressures of work and life, and we forget what’s important. You must take care of yourself and find your peace. When you’re happy, you perform well," she adds.

LaDonna, Quality Inspector

Quality Inspector Lockheed Martin

LaDonna's job at Lockhead Martin deals with ensuring the company provides the best quality products. She inspects product parts during assembly and to ensure that they deliver the best results possible for our customers.

Volunteering to support the community 

Anna  lockheed martin

Working at Lockheed Martin also gives you the opportunity to give back to the community. Whether through duty in the Armed Forces or community outreach where employees live and work, volunteering is part of Lockheed Martin’s DNA.

Anna [pictured above] is a Lockheed Martin Finance Manager responsible for Cost Control, and Government and Accounting Reporting. She is also her division's Hispanic Organization for Leadership and Awareness Chairperson and volunteers through the group in STEM activities.

Meanwhile, Lockheed Martin presents employee Latosha Imani with many opportunities to make a difference in my community such as speaking at the STEM Conference for Girls. 

"I’m proud to work for a company that sees the value of investing in the places where we live and work," she says.

Enjoy a successful professional life at Lockheed Martin

A career with Lockheed Martin means not only a competitive salary and benefits package, but also includes inspiring career development opportunities, a real commitment to work/life balance and a working environment that truly supports your ability to excel.

Hear, for example, about how to get a job in Cyber Security at Lockheed Martin.

If you want to contribute your talent, skills and expertise to a company at the forefront of innovation and engineering performance, find your place at Lockheed Martin.


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