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Spacecraft/Satellite Flight Operations Staff

Apply Now Job ID: 494384BR Date posted: Aug. 06, 2019 City: Herndon, Springfield State: Virginia Program: Double Eagle 2
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.

You will conduct mission/program specific real time spacecraft/satellite flight operations during readiness, execution and evaluation phases.

Develop detailed plans and procedures to provide maximum mission support in areas such as orbit dynamics, satellite performance analysis, command and control of on-orbit satellites.

Provide technical direction for on orbit mission support, plans for critical vehicle malfunctions and recommends alternate operating techniques to continue maximum mission support.

Provide failure analysis of the performance of the orbiting satellites via telemetry data.

Utilize system software to accomplish all spacecraft control tasks and recommends improvements.

Analyze and validate software performance. Performs flight length orbit adjust and daily special event studies.

Requires successful completion of a certification program. This position is primarily 1st shift but will require rotating shifts for training and periodic vacation coverage.

You will demonstrate effective communication skills, undertake challenges and be willing to engage in frequent internal interactions with peers, teammates, and customers in other geographical locations.

Engage in Leadership of team under direction of Management.

The work location for this position is Springfield VA.

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:
•Medical
•Dental
•401k
•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 Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related disciplines, or related equivalent work experience.

This position requires special access to support the program and requires the selected candidate to be a US Citizen.

Position requires a Top Secret Clearance with an investigation w/in 6 years to st
Desired Skills:
Experience working with on-orbit spacecraft or satellite flight operations
Previous or current Double Eagle Experience, preferably in VE, Ops or OSSE
Excellent communications skills
Proficiency in at least one of the following: TOPL, MATLAB, JAVA, C++, PERL, ORACLE/SQL, HTML, XML, LINUX, JAVA Script.
Astrodynamics and orbital mechanics including classical orbital (Keplerian) elements
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 w/Poly Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: FLEX-Non-Standard 40 hour week Shift: First Apply Now

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