Your military background and the nature of our work: an ideal fit.
As a transitioning military professional, you possess experience and skills that are readily applicable to our many lines of business, projects, technologies and systems - especially since a major portion of our work involves DoD, national security and government initiatives. We invite you to explore the range of possibilities that are open to you and to learn how to ease your military career transition.
A sampling of military positions and skill areas that readily translate into careers with us.
Various Weapon System Trainers/Instructors (e.g., AEGIS shipboard weapons systems)
Avionics Technicians and Mechanics (fourth generation fighter aircraft and helicopters)
Equipment Operators, Maintainers and Instructors
IT Network and Support positions
Specific examples of personnel who often excel with us include former military:
Weapon Systems Analysts, Mission Planners, Logistics Analysts, Intel Analysts, Weapon Systems Requirements Analysts, Weapons Systems Instructors, Test Pilots and Physical Security professionals.
We also actively support and encourage our military veteran employees to continue their military service in the Reserves or National Guard.
Typical steps you may take to plan and ease your transition:
Take all courses offered through your Transition Assistance office
Network with as many contacts as possible who have previously retired and/or transitioned from the military
Research closely those career paths in which you have an interest
Clearly define your private sector career goals and discuss these goals with potential hiring managers
Remain flexible with regard to potential career paths and locations
Search our website for applicable positions and apply directly to them online (tip: you can set up a "saved search agent" that will notify you of newly opened positions that match your skills)
Speak directly with our Military Relations Managers and other hiring managers at military career job fairs we attendVisit us at: www.lockheedjobs.com