Sr. Satellite Systems Engineer - Clearance Required

Dahlgren, Virginia, United States

Full Time

3 days ago

Job description

Job ID: 664828BR Date posted: Apr. 29, 2024 Program: Darkwing 2
Description:The DARKWING program is seeking a highly motivated Satellite Systems Engineer to support our operational at our customer site near LaPlata Maryland.

Duties include:
Perform duties required to maintain and improve mission operations within the work center. Participates in a production and validation process for information technology systems and products which requires formal documentation (standard operating procedures). Works with software tools to produce sophisticated products for customer use. Must certify and maintain proficiency as a System Operator. Participate in the generation, and review of procedures, test plans, integration documentation, problem reports and the assessment of their impact on missions. Interface with management for operational issues. Must possess outstanding interpersonal skills and be able to function in a multi-contractor environment. This is currently a Rotating Shift position with the potential for on-call/absence coverage. Skills: Common computer architectures and operating systems. Sound cause and effect troubleshooting techniques. Ability to work effectively with people as part of a multi-disciplinary, multi-contractor team. Ability to function effectively in a rapidly changing environment with minimal supervision is necessary. Site Training Requirements: Certification will be required for performance as a System Operator. COMSEC certification will be required. "
Basic Qualifications:
• A degree from an accredited college in: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Tech, Info/IT/Systems Science, Communications/Networks or Aerospace OR 5 years of experience

• Selected candidate must possess an active TS/SCI clearance and be willing to obtain an adjudicated polygraph. This position requires special access to support the program and requires the selected candidate to be a US Citizen

• Must be able to work 12 hr. rotational shifts and perform in a dynamic test and operational environment

• Must be willing to obtain site specific certifications: System Operator certification and COMSEC certification
Desired Skills:
• Must possess outstanding interpersonal skills and be able to function in a multi-contractor environment

• Ability to plan, prioritize, schedule, manage and report on assigned tasks

• Successful applicants must possess a strong operations oriented technical background

• Microsoft Office Applications experience

• Must be willing to travel occasionally (approximately 1 week/year)

• Common computer architectures and operating systems

• Networking, LINUX, MSWindows, computer system architectures

• Experience with telecommunication/satellite communications, including RF/digital/analog circuits

• Satellite operations experience including troubleshooting operational problems and generating operational procedures
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: TS/SCI w/Poly
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: Rotating 40 hour week as assigned by leader
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.
The application window will close in 90 days; applicants are encouraged to apply within 5 - 30 days of the requisition posting date in order to receive optimal consideration.
At Lockheed Martin, we use our passion for purposeful innovation to help keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. Our people are some of the greatest minds in the industry and truly make Lockheed Martin a great place to work.

With our employees as our priority, we provide diverse career opportunities designed to propel, develop, and boost agility. Our flexible schedules, competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits enable our employees to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. We place an emphasis on empowering our employees by fostering an inclusive environment built upon integrity and corporate responsibility.

If this sounds like a culture you connect with, you’re invited to apply for this role. Or, if you are unsure whether your experience aligns with the requirements of this position, we encourage you to search on Lockheed Martin Jobs, and apply for roles that align with your qualifications.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: SPACE
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Systems Engineering: Other
Type: Full-Time
Shift: Multiple shifts available

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