Lockheed Martin Systems Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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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 position will support the Combined Orbital Operations & Logistics Sustainment (COOLS) contract.

The Cools contract provides operations, sustainment and logistics support for the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) and Milstar satellite constellation along with the associated Mission Control System (MCS) ground architecture.

This position will provide entry level technical advisory support to the U.S Air Force’s 4th Space Operations Squadron (4SOPS) at Schriever AFB, CO for the operational sustainment of the AEHF and Milstar communication satellite constellation.

You will:

•Become a subject matter expert in the AEHF Payload system, work closely with and provide operational guidance and technical recommendations to the 4SOPS customer.

•Perform subsystem planning, test execution and data analysis to optimize and extend operational capability of the space element.

•Perform subsystem trending to proactively identify and resolve adverse subsystem trends.

•Perform mission planning and/or satellite orbit management analysis tasks.

•Analyze operations discrepancy reports and provide closure recommendations.

•Provide anomaly resolution support to minimize communications outages and recover spacecraft/payload capabilities.

•Support fielding of new spacecraft/payload software and patches.

•Develop a broad understanding of the program and provide technical support to areas beyond the assigned subsystem where applicable.

This position typically works day shift Monday through Friday for 40 hours per week.

The position requires you to be on-call 24/7 for anomaly support. Typically, this results in recalls to work a few times per year. Offshift and weekend may be periodically required for short periods of time.

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

•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:

Bachelors degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

An Interim Secret clearance is required to start, and the selected candidate must have the ability to obtain a DOD final secret clearance. This position requires special access to support the program and requires the candidate to be a U.S. citizen.

Desired Skills:

-Course work or experience in satellite operations, orbital analysis, mission planning and satellite design concepts.

-Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

-Software and hardware test and troubleshooting experience.

-Ability to work effectively both as a team and individually

-Ability to code in various languages such as VBA, HTML, C#, PERL, STOL etc.



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.


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