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Satellite Systems Engineer, Early Career

Apply Now Job ID: 519572BR Date posted: Feb. 20, 2020 City: Colorado SpringsState: Colorado Program: GPS
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 single day we use our unique skills, talents and experiences to design and build solutions to some of the world’s hardest engineering problems. Do you want to be part of a culture that inspires employees to envision the impossible, perform with excellence and build incredible products? We provide the resources, inspiration and focus—if you have the passion and courage to dream big, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Lockheed Martin is looking for a dedicated Satellite Systems Engineer to join the GPS operations and sustainment team.

• Support the GPS satellite constellation sustainment, Launch, on-orbit checkout and anomaly resolution.

• Acquire in-depth knowledge of the space vehicle and be responsible for the daily state of health and operability of the components

• Support each space vehicle's operations from factory integration and test until decommission

• Support all pre-launch readiness rehearsals, development of command products, and required testing

• Support documenting operational processes, product delivery, identifying requirements for and supporting execution of flight objectives

• Work off-shift hours as needed to respond to mission needs

Typically has 2 - 5 years of professional experience.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin cultivates an inclusive work environment that inspires 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:

• Medical
• Dental
• 401k
• Paid time off
• Work/life balance
• Career development
• Mentorship opportunities
• Rewards & recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package.
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science degree in a technically related field, or equivalent experience
• Strong social skills including technical writing and presentations
• Competent in Standard Microsoft Office Products
Final Secret security clearance
Desired Skills:
• Previous A2100 or GPS Satellite Experience
• Ability to handle multiple system issues in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment, with demonstrated flexibility to adapt to constantly changing requirements and situations
• Strong presentation and time-management skills, with working knowledge of Windows OS, MS Office Suite, SharePoint
• Current or past experience in the design, operations and maintenance of Satellites and associated Ground command and control systems
• Demonstrated behaviors of a systems thinker; selects and applies appropriate systems thinking skills to solve very complex problems and implement constructive change
• Demonstrated experience in assessing risk, properly prioritizing, statusing, and accomplishing multiple tasks
• Ability to build strong relationships with team members, customers, and senior technical management, and build consensus among peers
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: SPACE Relocation Available: No Career Area: Systems Engineering: Other Clearance Level: Secret Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: 9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2 Shift: First Apply Now

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