Mission Planning Flight Test Senior Engineer (Level 3)
NAS Pax River, Maryland
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Mission Planning Flight Test Senior Engineer (Level 3)
NAS Pax River, Maryland
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. Be More Than You Can Imagine.
Our products play an important role in the national security of the United States and more than 70 other countries, ensuring peace and stability around the world. Highly trained and specialized personnel and facilities are key to the company's unrivaled success in the aeronautics industry. Our workforce of more than 25,000 has pre-eminent expertise in advanced aircraft design and production, modification and support, stealth technology and systems integration.
The F-35 Mission Planning Test & Evaluation Engineer’s primary role will be to support flight test activities at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station on the F-35B and F-35C aircraft as part of the Air Vehicle Mission Planning Environment (MPE) team. This team is responsible for the F-35 mission planning systems and processes to include, but not limited to:
- Deploying mission plans for communications/datalinks, sensor configurations and weapon system planning
- Coordinating with Mission Systems and Weapon Integration teams to deploy and evaluate new capabilities
- Responsible for both ground and airborne COMSEC configurations
- Coordinating with Test Operations, Flight Operations, and Aircraft Maintenance teams
- MPE hardware and network deployment and administration
- MPE software installation of the latest developmental releases
- Supporting MPE and other MS related support equipment related maintenance and troubleshooting efforts
This position will require maintaining a DoD IAT Level II certification (i.e. CompTIA Security+).
***Must be a US Citizen (Since this position requires a DoD security clearance, only US citizens may apply. Candidates with dual citizenship cannot be considered."). This position is located at a facility that requires special access, and an Interim Secret clearance is required to start.***
A level 3 employee Typically has 5 - 10 years of professional experience.
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:
• Paid time off
• Work/life balance
• Career development
• Mentorship opportunities
• Rewards & recognition
Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package here.
Bachelor's degree in STEM or related field OR applicable system admin/IT experience from the desired skills below in lieu of the degree.
Experience with computer/network system administration.
Tactical aircraft Mission Planning, Mission Systems, or flight test related experience.
Knowledge of network support in a classified environment.
Works well within a team and possesses good written and verbal communication skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) and MS Windows operating system.
Current DoD IAT Level II certification (e.g. CompTIA Security+) Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration. Clearance Level: Secret with an investigation within 5 years 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: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week 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: YesCareer Area: Systems Engineering: Other Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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