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F-22 Aircraft Strategic Mission Planner (Mid-Career, Level 3)

Langley Field, Virginia; Langley Air Force Base, Virginia

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F-22 Aircraft Strategic Mission Planner (Mid-Career, Level 3)

Langley Field, Virginia; Langley Air Force Base, Virginia

Job ID: 562346BR Date posted: Jul. 28, 2021 Locations: Langley Field, Virginia; Langley Air Force Base, Virginia Description:F-22 Strategic Mission Planner (Level 3)

Looking to fuel your passion and take on an exciting hands-on opportunity to support the world’s preeminent fifth generation air dominance fighter? Join us to thrive as a trusted and critical point of contact for delivering F-22 mission planning success at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia! We implement capabilities using an expansive suite of mission planning software and hardware to provide direct sustainment support for our Air Force customers.

As an F-22 Strategic Mission Planner on the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Field Sustainment (AFS) team, you will integrate and configure the F-22 Mission Support System (MSS) mission planning suite and perform daily mission planning operations. You will:
• Use your communication skills to work directly with F-22 Pilots, Maintainers, Communications Security, and System Security to assist with operational mission planning and post-mission debrief support.
• Use your technical skills to provide collaborative support, assistance, and guidance to the squadron weapons officer in establishing and maintaining F-22 mission data sensor scenarios.
• Use your troubleshooting skills to resolve anomalies across the mission planning hardware and software suite.
In this world-wide deployable position, you will be able to travel to numerous locations around the country and even the world with the top pilots in the U.S. Air Force. You may be required to work odd hours, nights or weekends in support of flying operations but with smart, flexible scheduling you’ll maintain a great quality of life.

This position requires CompTIA Security+ certification within six months upon hiring. The certification must remain current through continuing education.

You must be a US Citizen as this position is in a special access program facility. Must possess a Top Secret Security Clearance with an investigation within the last 5 years.

What’s In It For You
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 here.

Basic Qualifications:
The following Basic Qualifications are skills that a candidate must possess to be considered for this position:

• Systems, software, or test engineering experience
• Bachelors degree
• Current Top Secret clearance is required
Desired Skills:
The following Desired Skills are not required but are those skills that would set a candidate apart from the others:

• Prior military aircrew, electronic warfare, or intelligence analyst experience
• Engineering or computer science degree
• Experience with design or test of 4th or 5th generation avionics/sensors
• Experience with Linux, UNIX, or Solaris operating systems
• Mission planning experience with aircraft or weapon systems 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: Non- standard 40 hour work week as assigned by leaderSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: TS/SCI 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: AERONAUTICS COMPANYRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Software Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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