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Systems Engineer

Lockheed Martin

Aurora, CO
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This Space Systems Company position is for a Ground System Engineer as a member of the Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) team at the Mission Control Station at Buckley Air Force Base. Provides real time, operational support to Air Force crews and contractor test teams for the operation and maintenance of system software and equipment (identifying system problems, trouble shooting, and correcting both software and hardware failures). Utilizes strong analytical and troubleshooting approach / skills as required. Performs software maintenance support for Linux, AIX, SGI, PC compatible computers, and associated switching, network, and communications circuits and equipment
Provides feedback to Software Depot on software problems. Provides limited SYBASE system administration support for multiple system databases. Provides limited UNIX system administration support. Participates in software version testing and evaluation and provides feedback to the development and test community. Assists Configuration Management in software upgrades and changes. Documents all software problems and follows up with accurate resolution. Interfaces with Air Force and contractor personnel to ensure proper operation of the SBIRS software and hardware and ensures the timely resolution to problems and/or deficiencies. Maintain Access Control and works closely with System Administrators to ensure proper system operation and that problems are resolved with minimal downtime. Provides maintenance and support for on-going systems, including monitoring of system performance and data backups. Identifies source of software problems and determines appropriate solutions. Job requires interfacing with the customer and contractor engineers concerning hardware and software installations, and developing briefings regarding system status and anomaly resolution on a regular basis. Must be able to travel. Shift work required.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

Basic Qualifications
General knowledge/skill of UNIX and/or LINUX, basic knowledge of software scripting

Must be willing and able to work a shift schedule, which includes weekends and holidays supporting 24/7 operations. Strong communication skills. Ability to work as a member of a team in a dynamic environment

Desired skills
Satellite Operations experience, C2 System Anomaly Resolution experience, Satellite Ground Systems operations experience, experience with SBIRS, DSP, GEO, HEO, AIX, LINUX, Shell Scripting, Perl, Python.
Strong personal interaction skills

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): Aurora Colorado