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Systems Engineer - Orbit Analyst

Apply Now Job ID: 480983BR Date posted: Apr. 23, 2019 City: Littleton State: Colorado Program: Aspire
Description:Become an integral part of the Lockheed Martin Space (LMS) Military Space APD team as we develop solutions for spacecraft systems and missions to address our customer’s most critical problems!

This fast-paced business area deals primarily with pre-Phase A studies, mission capability analysis, and architecture trades allowing you to apply your talents to directly influence the design of future missions of national importance. The Military Space APD team environment is critical, and your ability to stretch yourself into new areas and contribute as a valued team member will be key to the success of this dynamic and growing business area.
• As an employee of Lockheed Martin Space, you’ll be a part of one of the largest aerospace companies in the world working on Commercial, NASA and Military programs. If you are looking for an opportunity to build premier space-based systems that solve our nation's most critical needs, this is the place for you to make a difference.
• The Military Space APD Mission Analysis team consists of a diverse group of analysts with a wide range of engineering related expertise. Together, the team models spacecraft and payload capabilities in order to perform trade studies, aide requirement definition, predict mission performance, and contribute to technical proposals. The group’s orbit analyst is a key component of, and contributor to, the Mission Analysis team dynamic.
• The responsibilities of this position include:
o Performing spacecraft orbit revisit and access related analysis
o Creating unique, or modifying existing, orbit-propagation-based software tools to execute program specific analysis
o Modeling spacecraft behavior and space environment conditions
o Performing spacecraft orbit-to-target geometry related analysis
o Performing ground to satellite in-view analysis
o Participating in the development of payload and communication related concepts of operation
o Performing and documenting needs analysis and requirement development
o Documenting analysis results and verification/validation of analysis tools
o Developing and contributing to technical proposals with metrics-based solutions

Military Space APD is an agile environment that presents unique opportunities to exercise and develop both technical depth and breadth across the full range of the Military Space program portfolio. The ability to work collaboratively as part of a diverse team in a fast paced and dynamic environment is an absolute necessity. The successful candidate is a self-starter who can prioritize and manage multiple tasks to completion.

**Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI level clearance with polygraph is a requirement for this position.**

Typically has 2 - 5 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:
• Medical
• Dental
• 401k
• Paid time off
• Work/life balance
• Career development
• Mentorship opportunities
• Rewards & recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.
Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in in Aerospace Engineering or related field
- Prior modeling, simulation and analysis experience related to orbital mechanics
- Experience with MS Office applications and excellent written and oral communication skills
- US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI level clearance
Desired Skills:
- Familiarity with spacecraft propulsion technology
- Experience with Systems Tool Kit (STK) or equivalent analysis tools that support high precision orbit integration, payload sensor modeling and maneuver modeling
- Astrodynamics
- Experience with modeling spacecraft payload sensors
- Geodesy coursework
- Familiarity with MATLAB
- Familiarity with STK/MATLAB integration
- Familiarity with orbit adjust modeling
- Familiarity with estimation theory and its applications
- Familiarity with propellant/delta-velocity budget generation
- Familiarity with Java
- Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph preferred
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: Models and Simulations Clearance Level: TS/SCI 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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