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Systems Engineer

Herndon, Virginia

Job ID: 601853BR Date posted: Jul. 07, 2022 Locations: Herndon, VirginiaProgram: GVS COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
Description:GVS was first deployed in 2006 and became a Program of Record in 2008. The program’s mission is to provide visualization services that facilitate access to GEOINT data and products in an online, on-demand environment to agencies across the Federal Government. The GVS suite of services are provided to the community in various formats to allow integration across a wide variety of client technologies and applications. GVS also provides applications that can be used to visualize GEOINT as well as additional utilities & technologies that aid in visualization.

Located in South Korea, our Field Service Representatives (FSR) work directly with military and intelligence analysts to enhance geospatial capabilities and plugins. Help GVS improve their common operating picture and expand your technical skills all while living abroad.

Why Lockheed Martin:
At Lockheed Martin Aeronautics we value your unique skills and expertise and we aim to give back continuously by offering a wide variety of benefits and amenities to help our employees live flexible, healthy, and fulfilling lives at and outside of work. Some of our team’s favorite perks include:

• The promotion of Work/Life Balance
• A competitive 401(k) match and bonus
• Comprehensive Benefits including Medical/Dental/Life Insurance
• Long-term stability
• A receptive and inclusive culture focused on career development with tuition assistance and mentoring opportunities
• As an extra benefit, upon selection, the candidate will receive details of an additional benefits package associated with this international assignment

The Challenge:
As a FSR embedded into our customer’s team, you will directly provide technical assistance to the on-site customer. Deploying from your current location, this opportunity allows you to partner intimately with our team and customer as you provide critical technical advice, training, and user support.

A Day in the Life:
Joining our GVS team, you will augment the United States Forces Korea (USFK) Geospatial-Intelligence Visualization Services (GVS) team embedded with the our customer in South Korea. You will be supported by our team of engineering professionals, based out of Herndon, VA, all working together to provide geospatial and analytic tools. Beyond that, you will experience living in a beautiful country known for its amazingly safe environment, comprehensive education at a local, international foreign school, high-tech lifestyle, and welcoming culture.

As an experience professional, you will be relied on for your domain and technical knowledge to ensure the operational environments run smoothly overall and recommend technical solutions to our users.

Beyond that, you will also support:
• System administration and troubleshooting
• Software deployments and upgrades
• Hardware configuration and maintenance
• GEOINT data management
• Web application development
• Geospatial content development
• User engagement (meetings, trainings and demonstrations, and incorporation of feedback)
• Provide weekly status back to GVS program leadership and customer leadership

About You:
You are dependable and well respected by your customer. With a strong sense of ownership, you are at your best when sought after as a SME and trusted advisor in your craft.

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 1.1 million 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
As an extra benefit, upon selection, the candidate will receive details of an additional benefits package associated with this international assignment
Basic Qualifications:
• Must have a TS/SCI clearance to start
• Must be open to relocating to Korea with the ability to obtain a Korean VISA
• Working knowledge of at least one programming language such as Java, JavaScript, or Python
• Intimate knowledge of Linux and Linux system administration
• Ability to work effectively within a team and across multiple engineering functions (Development, Systems Engineering, DevOps)
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Acceptable degree programs will include science and technology related programs such as Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics , Mathematics or equivalent years of experience
Desired Skills:
The following Desired Skills are not required but are those skills that would set a candidate apart from the others:

• Bash scripting experience
• Auto mated software deployments
• Geospatial software such as ArcGIS, TileServer, Geoserver, Cesium
• Front End Development
• Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) experience
• Security patching
• Security + certification
• Experience with military or government programs Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: TS/SCI Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: 9x80 every other Friday off 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 ProfessionalBusiness Unit: SPACERelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Information Technology Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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