Australian Graduate Program

At Lockheed Martin, we believe that by applying the highest business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach — and yours:

  • Creating systems vital to the safety and security of our nation.
  • Shaping the latest technological breakthroughs that redefine defence, information technology and commercial business.
  • Delivering countless systems and products that reflect the best ideas of people around the globe.

We employ approximately 112,000 staff worldwide, and over 800 staff in Australia across multiple locations. We are offering opportunities for graduates in Melbourne, Canberra, and Adelaide to help us engineer a better tomorrow.

In Melbourne and Canberra we have opportunities for software engineers with qualifications in at least one of the following areas:

  • IT
  • Computer Science
  • Software engineering; or
  • Relevant engineering disciplines

In Adelaide we have opportunities for hardware engineers, software engineers and systems engineers with qualifications in at least one of the following areas:

  • IT
  • Computer Science
  • Software engineering
  • Mechatronics/ Mechanical engineering
  • Electronic/Electrical engineering
  • Systems engineering; or
  • Relevant engineering disciplines

We are seeking motivated and flexible graduates with a passion for delivering innovative outcomes. Applicants must also possess excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.

We offer:

  • A structured induction program
  • On the job training in company specific processes and techniques
  • An opportunity for training in new programming languages and technologies
  • An opportunity to engage with senior leaders
  • An established career development plan

Recruitment Process

Our Graduate Recruitment process consists of the following stages:

  • Application: Applications will open for our 2016 program on 2 March 2015 and will close on 12 April 2015.
  • Video Interview: If you are shortlisted, we will find out more about your application through a video interview.
  • Online testing: Shortlisted candidates will undertake online testing
  • Selection Interview: Candidates who reach this stage will be interviewed by a selection panel of Engineers and Human Resources personnel. The interviews will be conducted in May/June 2015.
  • Offer: Selected candidates would be made an offer by July 2015, and would be expected to start work in January 2016.

How to apply

If an opportunity to launch your career with Lockheed Martin Australia interests you, please apply online

Successful applicants will be required to obtain a Defence security clearance. You must be an Australian citizen and have a ten year verifiable background.

Lockheed Martin Australia supports Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity in the Workplace.

Come and speak to one of our graduate recruitment specialists at a careers fair near you.

11 March, South Australia
University of South Australia Employment and Careers Expo

13 March, ACT
Tertiary to Work

19 March, South Australia
Science, IT and Engineering Careers Fair

26 March, Victoria
The Big Meet Melbourne


Lockheed Martin Australia Voted Top 100 Graduate Employer

In an awards ceremony in Sydney on 26 February, Lockheed Martin Australia was recognised by GradAustralia as the top organisation that Australian University Students would like to work for in the engineering services, design and manufacturing sector. Other organisations in this category included GE, BAE and Orica.

Lockheed martin representatives attended the evening and accepted the award presented by The Hon. Luke Hartsuyker MP, Assistant Minister for Employment.

Australia’s Top 100 Graduate Employer survey, conducted by GradAustralia, ranks and evaluates the most desirable employers to work for as a university graduate based on feedback from students across 32 higher education institutions around Australia. The survey provides a valuable insight into what students are looking for in employers and careers.