Lockheed Martin Information Technology (IT) Systems Engineer in Palmdale, California

Applicant will perform Computer Systems Architect activities in support of an ADP (Advanced Development Program) classified program. Applicant will sustain ground station systems in both development and O&M support.

Successful candidate will develop, build, install and test COTS applications on system hardware as required by system design specifications. Coordinate with other program groups in the development and maintenance of ground station systems. Applicant will install, configure, integrate, manage, and maintain workstation and server software and hardware environments to include network infrastructure. Applicant will be responsible for developing documentation for specific installations and configurations necessary to support operations and ongoing support activities.

The ideal candidate will be able to solve problems rapidly and will have excellent communication skills. This candidate will be expected to update or create new procedures to share knowledge with the larger team. Understanding of a broad spectrum of information technologies related to workstations, servers and networks is needed. Some travel is required.

Perform other duties as assigned.

This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Must already possess a Secret clearance.

Basic Qualifications - Advanced Knowledge and experience supporting LAN/WAN infrastructures. - Expertise and experience with installing, configuring, and troubleshooting TCP/IP-based networks - Experience with Cisco Systems IOS and CLI - Expertise troubleshooting network connectivity and/or peer to peer application issues at all levels of the TCP/IP stack - Already possess a Secret (No Interim) clearance.

Desired skills - If not Security+ certified, must be able to obtain Security+ certification within the first 6 months of hire - CCNP, CCNA, Network+ certifications - MCSE, MCSA, VCP, Linux certifications - Security+, Linux/Unix scripting - Knowledge / experience with Cisco Routing and Switching - Experience and knowledge of switching and routing with specific knowledge on TCP/IP, IP configuration, peer-to-peer networking, IP addressing & subnets, building a routing table, other network protocols, standards, and architecture. - Experience with Cisco Nexus NX-OS and Fabric Extender technology - Experience in information security infrastructure, and JSIG implementations

  • Experience with Multicast implementation and protocols
  • Virtual network switching and routing
  • Knowledge of standard network services
  • Good documentation and technical writing skills to maintain system(s) configurations and network diagrams
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience managing vendor relationships for break/fix, root cause analysis, escalations, and technology refresh
  • QNX Real-Time Operating Systems
  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities

  • Familiarity with HAIPE/encryption devices

  • Experience with the development of Operating Instructions
  • Experience with Windows Server and Active Directory Server Administration
  • Excellent interpersonal and teaming skills illustrated through related work experience
  • Demonstrated self-starter willing to work flexible hours and on-site support
  • Ability to travel as required

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

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Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants 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.

Job Location(s): Palmdale California