Lockheed Martin Satellite Systems Engr Asc in Colorado Springs, Colorado

This is a Lockheed Martin Space Systems position on the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) Site Activation Team (SAT) / Mission Control Team (MCT) at Schriever AFB (SAFB) in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The AEHF Program develops and fields a constellation of geo-synchronous satellites to provide worldwide, secure, survivable, protected communications to Milstar and AEHF users. The AEHF SAT/MCT is responsible for conducting AEHF satellite launch readiness planning, and will perform console operations during launch, orbit raising, payload activation, and on-orbit test using Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) ground system resources and the AEHF Command and Control System - Consolidated (CCS-C) ground system. This is an AEHF Operations Controller 1 (OC1) position as part of the on-console real-time support to the AEHF MCT launch and orbit raising operations team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: provide technical support of AEHF ground systems operations by successfully completing the MCT training program and achieving OC1 certification, perform ground system configuration and trouble-shooting tasks associated with 24/7 on-console ground system operations, perform CCS-C contact planning and scheduling, monitor and analyze ground system connectivity data, support launch readiness events, develop and review ground system procedures, and develop telemetry display definitions, as needed. Work shift: Normal day-time shift hours during readiness planning and training activities, but will require off-shift and weekend support during exercises, rehearsals, and the multi-month period (5 months) of Launch/Orbit Raising/Test operations.

Basic Qualifications Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline, Math, Physics, or Computer Science. Ability to receive a DoD Secret or Interim DoD Secret clearance within 6 months of hire. This position requires special access to support the program and requires the selected candidate to be a US Citizen.

Desired skills Course work or experience with Satellite subsystem design. Course work or experience with orbital mechanics and orbit management. Software and/or tool development experience. Demonstrated technical ability to learn details of the AEHF CCS-C and associated ground systems. Demonstrated technical ability to learn AEHF on-orbit satellite operations. Demonstrated teamwork, communications, and inter-personal skills.

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Job Location(s): Colorado Springs Colorado