Lockheed Martin Hardware Engineer Associate in Fort Worth, Texas

Description: This position is responsible for the management of all raised floor hardware at the Lockheed datacenter. This includes the layout of the raised floor, power and network connectivity management and full inventory management. Some other responsibilities that are included but not limited to are:

Maintain the Aperture datacenter application. This includes the layout of the raised floors, power, network connectivity management and full inventory management

Installation of Raised Floor Hardware

- Racks

- Coordination power with facilities

- Compute hardware support (Windows, Linux, Mainframe, On-Prem cloud and virtual solutions)

- Storage hardware

- Network hardware

Inventory Management of all standard hardware and cabling

All Raised Floor Management Activities

- Working with facilities to manage capacity (power, cooling and floor loading)

- Raised floor cleanliness

- Providing tours as requested

- Cleanup of unused cables and infrastructure (especially from underfloor areas)

Hardware Lifecycle and Asset Management

- Supporting the shipping and receiving of all assets.

- Support asset management and audit activities

- RFID asset tagging and management of all datacenter hardware

- Managing standards for surplus hardware and removal of surplus assets that no longer have a business need

- Maintain a current re-usable hardware inventory to improve availability (quicker return to service during outages)

Hardware Break/Fix

- Pro-Active identification of hardware that needs support or replacement

- Troubleshoot hardware issues, perform upgrades and maintenance support

Windows Server Administration

- Familiarity with the Windows Server OS

- Solid Windows Server troubleshooting skills

- Experience with monitoring and performance/capacity planning a plus

- Ability to remote-login to a server to implement configuration changes or to apply maintenance

- Some familiarity with Windows clusters a plus

- Some familiarity with Windows disk storage a plus

- SQL Server, Oracle, or other database fundamentals a plus

- Windows audit and compliance experience a plus (DR, Sarbanes-Oxley, DCAA, E&Y, etcetera)

Basic Qualifications:

-Proven effective virtual teaming skills

-Excellent verbal and written communications skills

-Demonstrated self-starter with experience successfully working independently

-Demonstrated experience with a fast paced work environment

-Effective problem-solving skills demonstrated through related work experience

- Develop automated solutions for manual processes

- Experience with UNIX Shell scripting and SQL

- Upgrading the existing environments, keeping them at the latest release level, including applying fix packs and patches.

-Ability to successfully work flexible schedules (weekends, evenings, off shifts, on call) to support mission requirements

-Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion in the performance of all duties related to server administration

-Knowledge of basic hardware and sound network fundamentals illustrated through previous work experience

Desired Skills:

-Familiarity with Lockheed Martin EBS systems, processes and toolsets

-Datacenter hardware break/fix support and experience

-Experience working in a raised floor environment

-Experience and knowledge with network and power capacity planning



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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