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Lockheed Martin Satellite Systems Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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.

This is a Lockheed Martin Space 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 – Consolidated (CCS-C) ground system.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Provide a wide range of support to the AEHF MCT readiness and development activities in order to prepare for a launch of an AEHF satellite.

Successfully work towards MCT long-range goals, priorities and schedules; perform long-term planning to ensure that readiness goals are achieved.

Coordinate, advise and provide technical expertise with all aspects of MCT readiness activities (e.g. pass plan development, rehearsal development, test launch readiness, ground system upgrades, facility modifications).

Support early AEHF operations concept and technical development efforts and provide operations integration support between AEHF SAT and CCS-C ground system development.

Provide technical support of AEHF spacecraft operations by successfully completing the MCT training program and achieving Operations Controller (OC) certification.

Perform 24/7 satellite operations, perform satellite operations planning and scheduling, monitor and analyze spacecraft telemetry data, support launch readiness events, develop satellite commanding procedures and develop telemetry display definitions.

Work shift: Normal day time shift hours during readiness activities, but will require off-shift and weekend support during exercises, rehearsals, and the multi-month period of Launch/Orbit Raising/Test operations.

Required Skills/Education: Associates or Bachelors degree and 2 years of satellite-related experience required. Military experience can be substituted for degree.

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. 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.

Basic Qualifications:

Demonstrated technical ability to learn in detail the AEHF satellite subsystems.

Demonstrated technical ability to perform AEHF on-orbit satellite operations.

Demonstrated teamwork, communications, and inter-personal skills.

Ability to receive a DoD Secret or Interim DoD Secret clearance prior to start.

Must be able to work off shifts and weekends.

Desired Skills:

Demonstrated experience performing launch or on-orbit satellite operations.

Demonstrated experience analyzing satellite telemetry data.

Demonstrated experience with MILSATCOM CCS-C or other C2 ground systems.

Demonstrated experience with the AFSCN.

Software and/or tool development experience.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

job.Qualifications

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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

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.

EXPERIENCE LEVEL:

Experienced Professional

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