Lockheed Martin Satellite Systems Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado
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This is a crew shift position as a Communications Operator (CO). CO's are responsible for monitoring and conducting spacecraft mission tasks during program execution.
CO's utilize system software to accomplish all spacecraft tasks and recommend improvements, and analyze software and spacecraft performance with respect to mission performance.
You will complete a specialized training and certification program.
Applicants must possess a strong operations oriented technical background and have current or past expertise and technical skills in one or more ground system operations area.
Strong oral and written communications skills, along with the ability to work within operational working groups, are a must.
Position requires frequent use and application of technical standards, principles, concepts and techniques.
You will provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity.
You will perform under general supervision and follow established procedures. Work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgement and overall adequacy.
You will conduct frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts on routine matters.
Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
A Top Secret clearance with an investigation within 5 years is required to start.
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:
•Paid time off
•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.
Current or former TS/SCI clearance.
Demonstrated experience in operation of command and control (C2) ground systems related to satellite operations.
Candidate must have strong oral and written communications skills and demonstrated ability to work within operational working groups.
Previous experience on Mojave or related programs.
Ground station communications, configuration, operation, and/or fault isolation experience.
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.