Satelite Systems Engineer

Lockheed Martin Corporation Aurora , CO 80041

Posted 2 months ago

Description:The coolest jobs on this planet or any other are with Lockheed Martin Space.

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds' hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Perform SBIRS CLS Operations Satellite System Engineer (SSE) duties.

The SSEs assist the Air Force operators in all spacecraft bus and payload operations by planning and scheduling mission critical events, assisting in the generation and maintenance of command plans, technical advice and assistance during anomaly resolution activities, documenting and trending system performance and providing recommendations for optimal system operational methods and techniques.

They assist the Air Force operators during spacecraft commanding, ensuring proper execution of command plans, scheduling constellation and ground system activities, participating in anomaly resolution activities, launch and early orbit activities, and documenting system performance. The SSEs monitor the SBIRS satellite constellation health and performance by evaluating telemetry alarms and warnings, monitoring commanding and responding to satellite anomalies when required.

Also, local travel to MCSB to perform these operations support duties as required (estimated 2 weeks per year per).

Support the facilitation of communications between the operations and engineering groups on system status and operational issues.

Assist in the preparation and implementation of FOS operations product development and test and verification implementation plans.

Provide inputs to the collection and reporting of applicable metrics for status briefings to Managers.

Requires satellite and mission operations, integration, and/or systems engineering experience. Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills are required.

Position/work location is at Aurora Colorado, occasional travel and shift work is required.

Current and active TS/SSBI required

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

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Basic Qualifications:

Acceptable degree programs (major or minor) include science and technology related disciplines such as Mathematics, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Cyber Security or related discipline.

Experience as a Systems Engineer in satellite systems can be accepted in lieu of a STEM degree.

Strong communication and team motivation skills.

Ability to lead a diverse team in a technical environment.

Desired Skills:

Previous experience with Launch Readiness/Rehearsal planning and execution preferred.

Previous experience demonstrating a proficiency and knowledge in SBIRS spacecraft bus and payload commanding and operations.

Demonstrated ability to rapidly resolve critical/complex technical or operational problems, and/or space system anomalies.

Proficiency in one of the related: C, C++, C#, Java, XML, Windows, .NET, and UNIX, system software and scripting development, Java programming, web development, System analysis, System design, Software Design, Software Development and Implementation, Software Test or Cyber Security.


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