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Ground Systems Engineer

Apply Now Job ID: 466570BR Date posted: Jan. 08, 2019 City: Aurora State: Colorado Program: SBIRS
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 Space Systems Company position is for a Ground System Engineer as a member of the Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) team at the Mission Control Station at Buckley Air Force Base.

Provides real time, operational support to Air Force crews and contractor test teams for the operation and maintenance of system software and equipment (identifying system problems, trouble shooting, and correcting both software and hardware failures).

Utilizes strong analytical and problem solving approach / skills as required.

Performs software maintenance support for Linux, AIX, SGI, PC compatible computers, and associated switching, network, and communications circuits and equipment

Provides feedback to Software Depot on software problems.

Provides limited SYBASE system administration support for multiple system databases.

Provides limited UNIX system administration support.

Participates in software version testing and evaluation and provides feedback to the development and test community.

Assists Configuration Management in software upgrades and changes.

Documents all software problems and follows up with accurate resolution.

Interfaces with Air Force and contractor personnel to ensure proper operation of the SBIRS software and hardware and ensures the timely resolution to problems and/or deficiencies.

Maintain Access Control and works closely with System Administrators to ensure proper system operation and that problems are resolved with minimal downtime.

Provides maintenance and support for on-going systems, including monitoring of system performance and data backups.

Identifies source of software problems and determines appropriate solutions.

Job requires working with the customer and contractor engineers concerning hardware and software installations, and developing briefings regarding system status and anomaly resolution on a regular basis.

Must be able to travel. Shift work required.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Typically has 5 - 10 years of professional experience.

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:
Active TS/SCI

Must be willing and able to work a shift schedule, which includes weekends and holidays supporting 24/7 operations.

Strong communication skills. Ability to work as a member of a team in a dynamic environment.

General knowledge/skill of UNIX and/or LINUX, basic knowledge of software scripting
Desired Skills:
Satellite Operations experience, C2 System Anomaly Resolution experience, Satellite Ground Systems operations experience, experience with SBIRS, DSP, GEO, HEO, AIX, LINUX, Shell Scripting, Perl, Python.
Strong personal interaction skills.
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 Business Unit: ESS4400 SPACE Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Systems Engineering: Other Clearance Level: TS/SCI Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: ROTATING- Rotating hrs/day per week Shift: First Apply Now

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