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Data Processing Engineer Entry Level

Lockheed Martin

Edwards Air Force Base, CA
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Lockheed Martin is seeking an engineering professional to join its Flight Test Data Operations group at Edwards AFB in support of developmental flight test of the nation’s most advanced fifth generation, multi-role fighter platform. As a member of this team, you will support the company’s efforts to demonstrate the capability of the JSF platform at this crucial phase in its development. Alongside world-class engineers, leaders, maintainers and other professionals, you will be responsible for supporting one of the most aggressive and ambitious flight test activities ever executed
Specific Description

Successful candidate will function as a Data Processing Engineer for the SDD Flight Test activity at the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Integrated Test Force (ITF), Edwards Air Force Base, CA

Position is primarily tasked with supporting daily flight test data center operations by preparing and post-processing flight test data products. Supporting tasks include:

• Receive, process and troubleshoot IRIG 106 formatted data products per established processes
• Coordinate with Instrumentation Engineering, Operations Engineering, IT administration, and leadership on issues, status and capabilities
• Building software program loads for the airborne instrumentation system
• Building software packages in support of control room flight operations
• Diagnosis and resolution of problems encountered in the recovery of test data
• Develop, test, and troubleshoot data processing algorithms for aircraft data

At this level the successful candidate will be considered entry level and will be expected to actively work to expand his or her knowledge of the discipline and of specific tasking. Successful candidate will be working alongside experienced professionals to help achieve this goal effectively

This position is for second shift (nominally 2pm - 11pm). Candidate must be willing to work extended hours, weekends, and rotations to first and/or third shift in support of mission goals

Candidate must have the communication, organization, and planning skills to handle a highly dynamic flight test environment

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. For this particular position an active Secret security clearance, with a current background investigation is preferred

Basic Qualifications
Must be a US Citizen, this position is located at a facility that requires special access

Experience with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
Knowledge of or experience with IT infrastructure operations, computer networking, and software programming concepts

Desired skills
Bachelor degree in relevant field (electrical engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering,, computer science, etc.)
In this position you will gain experience with the following items. Any previous experience with these items is desirable:

Experience working in a Flight Test organization
Hardware and/or software programming experience
Experience working with IRIG Standard 106 including Chapter 10 (recorded data) and Chapter 9 (TMATS)
Experience with and/or knowledge of Teletronics Corporation (TTC) hardware and software
Symvionics IADS (Interactive Analysis and Display System) use and programming
Experience with and/or knowledge of Air Force Flight Test Center (AFFTC) regulations and operating procedures
Experience with and/or knowledge of working with communications protocols, Specifically Fibre Channel, MIL-STD-1553, IEE-1394, CAIS Bus (Common Airborne Instrumentation System Bus), RS-485
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement process improvement initiatives

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

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow

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

Job Location(s): Edwards Air Force Base California

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