Lockheed Martin Software Engineer in Littleton, Colorado

Description: The Software Engineer will functionally report to a DSE Mission Operations Manager. The engineer will provide software engineering technical support to the MAVEN mission:

- provide daily monitoring of downlinked spacecraft data for flight software trending and analysis per the Flight Software Operations Procedures; reviewing the data

for anomalies, trend patterns, or observable performance issues,

- provide software analysis, through code inspections, on software anomalies or performance or operational questions,

- provide on-console operations support for real-time spacecraft activities, such as maneuvers and spacecraft state changes, and software configuration

updates, and on-call support as needed,

- provide technical data review for the software subsystem and sign-off of procedures and results for STL tests and uplink products,

- maintain and modify as needed the Flight Software Operations tools for trending and analysis. Provide daily checks of tool operation and performance,

- participate as a team member in spacecraft team activities,

- participate in patch development and uplink products and activities per the Flight Software Patch Procedure,

- provide subsystem status for team and customer meetings.

Basic Qualifications:

1. Appropriate degree from an accredited college, or equivalent experience/combined education, with professional experience and specialized training commensurate with assignment.

2. Demonstrated experience developing C/C++ software in a Unix environment for a real-time, hardware-in-the-loop, simulation system, with appropriate software process oversight. Ability to read and decipher code to work software anomalies.

3. Demonstrated experience with software testing in digital or hardware testbeds

4. Demonstrated excellent reasoning, judgment, and professional behavior

Desired Skills:

1. Experience with DOORS, TRACE, VxWorks OS, DSE SDE, Reflective Memory, 1553 bus, and SoftSim

2. Knowledge of spacecraft subsystems and interfaces

3. At least 3 years overall software experience in DSE planetary space missions, such as MAVEN, GRAIL, GOES-R, MAVEN, InSight, OSIRIS-REx, or DSE Mission Operations.

4. Indicated desire to develop leadership skills or documented on development plan

5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and interpersonal interface with customers

6. Demonstrated adherence to high ethical standards and conduct

7. Consistent record of acceptable or above performance for last 3 years



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