Ground System Engineer

Lockheed Martin Corporation Colorado Springs , CO 80928

Posted 6 months ago

Job Description:

This Space Systems Company position is for a Ground System Engineer as a member of the

Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) team at the Mission Control Station at Schriever Air Force Base.

  • You will provide real time, operational support to Air Force crews and contractor test teams for the operation and maintenance of system software and equipment (identifying system problems, trouble shooting, and correcting both software and hardware failures).

  • Utilize strong analytical and troubleshooting approach / skills as required.

  • Perform software maintenance support for Linux, AIX, SGI, PC compatible computers, and associated switching, network, and communications circuits and equipment

  • Provide feedback to Software Depot on software problems.

  • Provide limited SYBASE system administration support for multiple system databases.

  • Provides limited UNIX system administration support.

  • You will participate in software version testing and evaluation and provides feedback to the development and test community.

  • Assist Configuration Management in software upgrades and changes.

  • Document all software problems and follows up with accurate resolution.

  • Interface with Air Force and contractor personnel to ensure proper operation of

the SBIRS software and hardware and ensures the timely resolution to problems and/or deficiencies.

  • Maintain Access Control and work closely with System Administrators to ensure proper system

operation and that problems are resolved with minimal downtime.

  • Provide maintenance and support for on-going systems, including monitoring of

system performance and data backups.

  • Identify source of software problems and determines appropriate solutions.

  • Job requires interfacing with the customer and contractor engineers concerning

hardware and software installations and developing briefings regarding system status and anomaly resolution on a regular basis.

  • Must be able to travel.

  • Shift work required.

  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Typically has 2 - 5 years of professional experience.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters an inclusive work environment that encourages differences and big-picture thinking.

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • 401k

  • Paid time off

  • Work/life balance

  • Career development

  • Mentorship opportunities

  • Rewards & recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin's competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

Basic Qualifications

  • General knowledge/skill of UNIX and/or LINUX, basic

knowledge of software scripting

  • Active Top Secret security clearance w/ ability to obtain SCI
  • Must be willing and able to work a shift schedule,

which includes weekends and holidays supporting
24/7 operations.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Ability to work as a member of a team in a dynamic

environment.


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